Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts

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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.

We are seeking multiple Senior Machine Learning Engineers to join our team. As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer, you will develop robust solutions to real-world, large scale problems that have a direct impact on the business. You’ll be translating business problems into predictive models and optimization programs, implemented with professional software engineering skills. We are looking for candidates with experience in Python and a strong background in mathematics, statistics, or computer science. As well, you should have a proven history of team leadership and value delivery, and also be excited to work in a product model using Scrum.

If this is you, you’ll be working with the Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning (AAML) team at Nike. With teammates in Portland, Boston, China, and Poland, you’ll be joining a global organization working to tackle machine learning problems at scale. You’ll be crafting and implementing scalable applications that use predictive models and optimization programs to deliver data driven decisions that result in incredible business impact. You’ll also contribute to core advanced analytics and machine learning platforms and tools to enable both prediction and optimization model development. You thrive when surrounded by hardworking colleagues and seek to never stop learning. We are looking for candidates who enjoy a collaborative and academic environment where we develop and share new skills, mentor, and drive to deliver knowledge and software back to the analytics and engineering communities both within Nike and at-large.

We value and feed our culture by seeking to always be collaborative, intellectually curious, fun, open, and diverse.

In this role, you’ll be working closely with the rest of our global team, along with Commercial and Consumer Analytics, Enterprise Architecture, and Solution Architecture. This role reports to a Director of Engineering on the AAML team.

- Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or related field.

- 5 years of relevant professional experience

- Proven experience with programming languages, Python highly desired

- Strong problem solving and analytical approach

- Familiar with applied data science methods and machine learning algorithms

- Familiar with data structures and algorithms

- Effective communication skills (with team members, the business, and in code)

- Data wrangling experience with structured and unstructured data

- Familiar with principles of solution architecture and technical design

- Experience with databases, processing and storage frameworks

- Proven track record of working cross functionally

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.

How We Hire

At NIKE, Inc. we promise to provide a premium, inclusive, compelling and authentic candidate experience. Delivering on this promise means we allow you to be at your best — and to do that, you need to understand how the hiring process works. Transparency is key. * This overview explains our hiring process for corporate roles. Note there may be different hiring steps involved for non-corporate roles.

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