Lead Data Engineer

Nike • Beaverton, OR 97077

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Job Description


The Nike, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide - making the impossible happen every single day.

Description

Nike has embraced big data technologies to enable data-driven decisions. We're looking to expand our Data Engineering team to keep pace. As a Lead Data Engineer, you will work with a variety of talented Nike teammates and be a driving force for building first-class solutions for Nike Technology and its business partners, working on development projects related to supply chain, commerce, consumer behavior and web analytics among others.



Role responsibilities:

  • Design and implement features in collaboration with product owners, data analysts, and business partners using Agile / Scrum methodology
  • Contribute to overall architecture, frameworks and patterns for processing and storing large data volumes
  • Design and implement distributed data processing pipelines using Spark, Hive, Sqoop, Python, and other tools and languages prevalent in the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Build utilities, user defined functions, and frameworks to better enable data flow patterns
  • Research, evaluate and utilize new technologies/tools/frameworks centered around high-volume data processing
  • Define and apply appropriate data acquisition and consumption strategies for given technical scenarios
  • Build and incorporate automated unit tests and participate in integration testing efforts
  • Work with architecture/engineering leads and other teams to ensure quality solutions are implemented, and engineering best practices are defined and adhered to
  • Work across teams to resolve operational and performance issues


Qualifications

The following qualifications and technical skills will position you well for this role:

  • MS/BS in Computer Science, or related technical discipline
  • 4+ years of experience in large-scale software development , 2+ years of big data experience
  • Strong programming experience, Python preferred
  • Extensive experience working with Hadoop and related processing frameworks such as Spark, Hive, Sqoop, etc.
  • Experience with RDBMS systems, SQL and SQL Analytical functions
  • Experience with workflow orchestration tools like Apache Airflow
  • Experience with performance and scalability tuning


The following skills and experience are also relevant to our overall environment, and nice to have:

  • Experience with Scala or Java
  • Experience working in a public cloud environment, particularly AWS
  • Familiarity with cloud warehouse tools like Snowflake
  • Experience with messaging/streaming/complex event processing tooling and frameworks such as Kinesis, Kafka, Spark Streaming, Flink, Nifi, etc.
  • Experience working with NoSQL data stores such as HBase, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience building RESTful API's to enable data consumption
  • Familiarity with build tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation and automation tools such as Jenkins or Circle CI
  • Familiarity with practices like Continuous Development, Continuous Integration and Automated Testing
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum application development


These are the characteristics that we strive for in our own work. We would love to hear from candidates who embody the same:

  • Desire to work collaboratively with your teammates to come up with the best solution to a problem
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to deliver results on multiple projects in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn and share knowledge with others



Job Details

Location:  Beaverton, OR 97077

Employment Type:   Full-Time

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