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Nike Senior Virtualization Engineer EMEA in Hilversum, Netherlands


To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone. We're looking for someone

special, someone who had these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, with 6 years of

directly applicable work experience. 2 additional years of experience required

in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience designing and implementing end-to-end infrastructure as code

automation solutions, including Terraform, version control and CI/CD


  • Experience designing and building RESTful APIs and/or microservice

architectures that include both unit and integration tests.

  • Strong dual-class; software engineer and systems administration required;

container / Kubernetes experience is a plus.

  • Strong experience with multiple scripting and programming languages.

Powershell, Python and Go are preferred.

  • Experience with configuration and automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible or


  • Experience with VMware vSphere and vCenter in high-availability

environments. vRA experience is a plus.

  • Familiarity with the TCP/IP stack and networking fundamentals. NSX

experience is a plus.


If you’re ready to innovate and lead in the digital space, join Nike’s Infrastructure

Engineering organization. We bring together technology and process expertise to

deliver one-stop solutions that enable Nike, Inc.'s digital products and services. We

are responsible for creating, developing and maintaining the digital fabric that runs

Nike around the world. Working with our organization will be rewarding, challenging,

and most definitely not just another job.


As the Senior Virtualization Engineer your role on the team will include leading and

delivering engineering that defines the architecture for a scalable and completely

automated continuous delivery system spanning data centers, edge sites, and

legacy hosted environments. We need someone with a strong systems background

and an eye towards automated software engineering and continuous delivery. You

will be a senior member on the Private Cloud Team, which is a hybrid development

and operations team running critical infrastructure across Nike.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills (multi-

tasking), and self-motivated (ability to work with limited coaching).

Familiarity with Agile Scrum processes.

AWS, Azure, or GCP cloud experience a plus. Basic understanding of AWS

infrastructure offerings is required.

Experience in Linux environments and image building desirable.

Ability to operate a 24x7 global service framework; must be available for

after hour work requirements and service disruption management.

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.