Nike Lead Software Engineer – Nike Digital Engineering, China Digital Studio in Shanghai, China

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

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.


Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

Nike does more than outfit the world's best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We're looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about bringing what you have, to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Athletes constantly chase their potential. They seek information, motivation and the gear to give them an edge over the competition. The Nike Digital team enables NIKE, Inc.'s digital products and services that inspire athletes to do one more lap, one more crunch or one more marathon.

If you’re ready to innovate and lead in the Digital space, join our China Digital Studio’s Engineering team. We bring together technology and process expertise to deliver one-stop solutions that enable Nike, Inc.'s digital products and services. We use world-class technology, decades of athlete insights, and skills such as consumer analytics, statistics, digital marketing, software development, social media engagement and more to create, develop and deploy products and seamless experiences to athletes around the world.

We are excited about being at the forefront of the technology movement and we’re looking for others who want to join the club!

Scope and Responsibilities:

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will:

  • Leverage your love of Cloud computing/APIs/Java/NodeJS skills to design and build the new breed of web platform for Nike Commerce

  • Build on your knowledge of horizontally scalable no-sql databases such as DynamoDb, Cassandra and Riak etc, to ensure we have highly-available and high-performance data

  • Harness your DevOps skills to automate your service deployments so they’re fully repeatable. Experience using Puppet/Chef/Saltstack/Ansible is a plus

  • Profile and performance tune your work to ensure we deliver the fastest web experience to all customers across the globe

  • Review teammates technical designs, code and tests to keep the entire team focused on being the best they can be

  • Partner with other architects and teams to ensure the whole Nike Commerce ecosystem of services stay loosely coupled and independently scalable

  • Automate the testing of all of your components to ensure we have excellent test coverage with quality assertions

  • Participate in design sessions, implementation plans, resolve technical issues, review code and provide feedback

  • Build and maintain simple and intuitive APIs’ for a very large developer community within Nike.

  • Encourage innovation with new technologies and elegant solutions

  • Advocate technical direction, define best practices and principles

  • Onboard new team members

  • Ensure successful quality software with emphasis in these areas:

  • Security

  • Privacy

  • Reliability

  • Availability

  • Maintainability

  • Performance

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters’ or Bachelors' degree in Computer Science or a related field

  • 7+ years professional experience in the design of complex projects across web platforms & mobile applications, with internal and external design, development, and quality teams

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience and success in designing, developing consumer-facing web applications for highly available, scalable and secure sites

  • Solid knowledge of web technologies and application stacks built on Java, Javascript, Node.js, Scala, Python using microservices on cloud native architecture

  • Experience designing APIs and creating RESTful microservices

  • Functional experience & knowledge of cloud technology (AWS, Azure, etc…).

  • Experience with both relational and No-SQL databases (Cassandra, DynamoDB etc)

  • Experience in Docker, Kubernetes or other container technologies

  • Experience with hierarchical and distributed code repository management tools like GIT

  • Experience or exposure to Domain-Driven Design principles.

  • Solid understanding of SLDC’s, Common development practices, Agile, and Lean principles.

  • Demonstrated success in leading a methodical process of analyzing problems, gathering information, generating options and documenting solutions; then proposing and acting on a course of action

  • Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussions

  • Commitment to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

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, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 10346

Location: China-Shanghai Municipality-Shanghai

Job Category: Technology