Logistics Engineer Manager

Nike Inc.
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 21 days ago
Full time

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, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally.  Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

Asia-Pacific Latin-America (APLA) is a multi-cultural, growth Geography that is seeking a Software Engineering Manager to provide technical leadership and guidance to ensure that high quality work is delivered across multiple development squads. A successful Software Engineering Manager focuses on strategic impact, people management, knowledge management, business understanding and partnership, and team empowerment and autonomy.

It is the Software Engineering Manager’s responsibility to educate and align your reports on Nike’s goals and objectives. Understanding Nike’s strategies and objectives and communicating them to your reports will guide their overall success.

In this role you will field the best team and be directly responsible for the well-being of your development squads. With regards to hiring, the Software Engineering Manager will decide the number, necessary budget and technical competencies of the development squads in their domain. This includes partnering with Nike’s Talent Acquisition team and external suppliers to apply the best candidates given the needed capacity.

As a people manager you will also coach, guide and drive your squad members. You will provide a culture of learning to ensure that team members are well equipped to successfully deliver working software. This includes preparing your team members for technology and strategic shifts within the broader Global Technology organization.

You will develop the work plans, technical priorities and partner with Technical Product Managers, Program Managers and Scrum Masters to validate the correct amount of new product work and technical investment.

Finally, in your role you will be expected to resolve technical issues and business issues as necessary. In some cases you may need to escalate these decisions to your leaders, but the Software Engineering Manager Is expected to have the confidence and empowerment to make the right technical decisions.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a person who can help team members to develop and support them whenever necessary, set priorities and get results across boundaries, and will ensure an inclusive work environment and manage performance. You will support engineering team activities focused on designing, developing, onboarding and supporting customers to Nike’s Global Technology Enterprise Platforms. You will evaluate research and development projects results to assure accomplishment of technical objectives.

The successful candidate is a proven engineering leader with excellent communication and teamwork skills and the ability to multitask, innovate and challenge conventional thinking.

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to ensure high the delivery of high-quality work
  • Understands the pros and cons of different resourcing models and identifies the model that will provide the best results
  • Identifies opportunities to improve operational and squad-level processes
  • Develops resource plans to best apply engineering resources to the business priorities
  • Understands and tracks budgeting changes throughout the fiscal timeline
  • Develops technical roadmaps and partners with product to ensure an appropriate amount of technical investment at the squad level
  • Develops the technical, personal and communication competencies of every member of the development squad
  • Prepares and delivers performance management, performance ratings and annual pay reviews for all reporting full time employees
  • Communicates relevant Nike strategies and objectives to the team in way that helps guide their success
What you bring to NIKE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other relevant areas and/or extensive work experience focused in system management and analysis or combination of relevant education, experience, and training
  • Practical experience managing a software team growing technical leaders
  • Practical application of new technologies and methodologies (ex. Micro service architecture, cloud services, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Java, Python, Javascript or other high level programming language
  • Iterative/Agile delivery of software to production
  • Ability to apply software engineering best practices and tested architectural and design patterns
  • Experience leading others through ambiguous or changing priorities
  • Ability to influence and partner within all levels of the company
  • Provider of technical leadership that can accelerate work efforts
  • Strong level of knowledge for their domain(s) - within both the technical solution and the business needs
  • Team-first ideals and the support of a healthy technology culture

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.

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