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Nike Principal Solution Architect - Converse in Boston, Massachusetts


  • 7+ yearsof experience in performing the responsibilities of solution architectureand technology roadmap creation

  • Required

  • 6+ yearscombined hands-on engineering experience with public cloud, distributed computing,commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), and custom developed solutions

  • Experiencewith SAP (AFS or S/4)

  • Experiencewith one of the following Planning Solutions (e.g. SAP IBP, Mi9 Retail)

  • Requiredhands-on coding experience with Java and/or python

  • Requiredexperience with AWS or Azure

  • Strongfacilitation skills and experience in managing senior partnerrelationship, partnership and interactions

  • Experiencewith API Design and Modeling=

  • Nice toHave

  • Experiencewith Warehouse Management Solutions (e.g. Manh)

  • Experiencewith the Snowflake Data warehousing platform

  • Experiencewith various document formats e.g. (JSON, iDoc, XML) and transformationand orchestration tooling (e.g. Fusion, Apache Nifi, Airflow, Kafka)

  • Experiencewith continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, and automatedintegration tests. Continuous delivery experience preferred

  • Strongunderstanding of DevOps preferred

  • Solidunderstanding of Scrum and Agile principles

  • Experiencewith Domain Driven Design

We are passionate about Nike and all it represents: limitless drive, innovation, creativity, and possibilities for collaboration. We focus relentlessly on talent and are always looking for ways to encourage growth. We are inspired by the Nike legends who built an empire rethinking product and service, and we seek to bring that level of innovation to our technologies. Our vision is to build and deliver extraordinary Nike platforms, services, and products directly to athletes* around the world.

Nike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world’s largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.

If you’re ready to innovate and lead in the Solution Architecture space, join Nike’s Enterprise Architecture organization! You will be part of an organization that is revolutionizing Nike technology platforms and architecting a technology landscape that is simplified, flexible and will ultimately enable Nike on its journey to 2020 and beyond.

The Solution Architecture team will partner and engage directly with leaders across the Domain in planning, crafting, maintaining and executing solutions that are aligned to the roadmaps and architectural principles established by enterprise architecture. As a Solution Architect, you're a part of a highly visible team focused on aligning strategic objectives with tactical demands. You will deliver solution approaches that clearly describe the different views of an architecture required for implementation.

You will engage, collaborate and partner with various functional leaders, technical leaders and executive partners to understand long and short term strategies, provide thought leadership and engage in proactive planning of an executable technology roadmap. These roadmaps will address the strategic and tactical business and technology priorities as well as challenges and intended business outcomes. This role will also be responsible for helping to establish the practice of Solution Architecture within Nike and will bring broad experiences in driving quality & consistency in solution architecture approaches and deliverables enterprise wide.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops solution options, recommendations, designsbased on Converse Move domain roadmaps/requirements, enterprise securitystandards and reference architectures

  • Drives and facilitates the right discussions thatidentify business solutions in relation to current and future technologylandscape

  • Builds and maintains solution and technologyinventories.

  • Works closely with architects and engineering to deliversolution architecture artifacts needed for solution architecture approachdeliverable

  • Ensures architecture alignment across domains andenabling functions (verticals and horizontals)

  • Partner with Reference Architecture and EnterprisePlatform teams to drive prioritization of needed capabilities

  • Advocate and drive adoption of standard methodologies toensure standardization of solution architecture outputs across theenterprise

  • Alignment with corporate strategies through strongbusiness and technical thought leadership

  • Effectively manage priorities, work and timelines withlittle need for escalation

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.