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Nike Engineering Manager, Nike Asset Platform – Marketing Technology in Bangalore, India

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Academic background in computer science (BS or MS) or equivalent work experience.

  • A minimum of 5 years management experience of high performing software engineering teams and total 12+ years of experience in software development.

  • Leadership in a highly collaborative, multi-discipline development team environment.

  • Exposure to backend development skills in Java8/Spring.

  • Experience of building microservices using cloud services to build an integrated application (AWS preferred).

  • Exposure to tuning relational database (MySQL) and non-relation DB (MongoDB, Dynamo DB).

  • Development experience with digital asset management systems like Nuxeo or Alfresco.

  • Experience with building data-intensive web applications using modern UI frameworks like React or Polymer.

  • Experience working with Product Managers, other development teams, and QA teams to accelerate software development and increase quality.

  • Experience in hiring and ramping up the teams.

  • Comfortable working within an exciting fast-paced environment by reducing ambiguity and building trust with the team.

  • Willingness to explore new technologies and creative solutions.

  • Strong at estimating work, planning, organization, and implementing complex software projects.

  • Experience with implementing CI/CD and leading teams with DevOps responsibilities of deploying and supporting the software in production.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.

  • Comfortable working with globally distributed and diverse teams.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR

We are building solutions for the management and delivery of text, image and video at the scale of Nike’s global athlete community. We rely upon Agile principles to devise cloud-based solutions to build a best-in-class digital asset management platform. We participate in the open-source community and partner with key vendors. At our core we are a team with diverse talents and interests that strive to build world class platforms. Together we will build a world class asset management and delivery platform. This platform is a key piece to the automates and delivery of dynamic media content to the world’s athletes. It feels natural for this team to solve challenges that come our way like solving the digital asset production and management.

Goals of the Marketing Technology group at Nike:

  • Automate the production of marketing images and video.

  • Support Nike’s Marketing team to inspire athletes using digital media.

  • Collaborate with media production teams to support their creative process.

  • Measure our impact and continually improve our connection to the consumer.

The Nike Direct strategy is centered on selling directly to our consumers and building a relationship with those consumers, driven by membership. However, our consumers typically only buy from us 1.5 times per year on average. In order to build a daily habit and relationship with our consumers, Nike will be heavily dependent on leveraging non-product-centric content. The Content Engine is at the center of this strategy. Our capabilities support storytelling, content delivery and globalization across Core Commerce, Activity, SNKRS, WeChat, Communications, Nike Partners, and Retail.

The Asset Platform team will focus on making a scalable repository for Nike’s digital media that is indexed and searchable. We will use the cloud to scale our application and technologies like Aspera to help move assets around the globe.

We are looking for experienced Engineering Manager to join our team in Bengaluru, India.

The engineering manager supports a squad of world class engineers, manages delivery priorities and ensures high quality and well architected solutions are delivered on time and within budget

WHAT WILL YOU WORK ON

  • Provide engineering leadership and best practices to continuously deliver working software.

  • Collaborating with product team members at Nike to design, develop, and deploy a highly scalable digital asset management system and services.

  • Collaborate with upstream and downstream technical teams to develop integrations to provide a seamless flow of our marketing assets from planning to delivery.

  • Participating in the construction of new features and identifying areas for improvement proactively.

  • The squad you lead will work on innovating, architecting, designing, and implementing highly available, scalable systems, focusing on highly visible marketing initiatives.

WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH

This role is part of the Nike’s Brand Asset Management team within Marketing Technology.

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.

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