Release Engineering Lead, India - Tech Ops ICC

Bangalore, Karnataka

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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.

As a Release Engineering Lead, you will be part of the release engineering practice across several application teams. This broader team of release engineers serves our direct to consumer and enterprise business. You will be the technical lead on an engineering team responsible for training engineers, teaching design patterns, implementing and working towards best practice. We work in a fast moving, constantly changing environment and need people who are able to provide flexible, reliable, self-service, easy-to-understand release automation to our teams.


* Design and implement automation and operate tools to allow for efficient, reliable releases
* Drive adoption of best practice in ICC, working in close collaboration with the global team
* Strong influencer with ability to interact with leaders and stakeholders
* Proven ability to keep up with new technology and recommend hardware/software standards for global enterprise environments
* Work with engineering teams to design sustainable deployment, packaging, and automation
* Troubleshoot complex deployment and application issues
* Support CI and source control systems

In true Nike fashion, you will partner closely with engineering teams, technology partners, and leaders across the engineering community to continually improve process, achieve efficiencies, and deliver quality product on schedule. Your role will include working with cross functional teams to understand the technologies we plan to implement, setting direction for the team in collaboration with management, and championing change throughout the organization.

* Experience mentoring technical growth for an engineering team
* Solid understanding of configuration management and release engineering practice
* DevOps/Continuous Delivery experience is a big plus
* Experience with the following or similar technologies: Python, Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, Linux, MacOS, Splunk/NewRelic/Kibana
* Broad experience with automation, orchestration, and continuous integration tools
* Experience with managing large environments
* Top-notch communication and documentation skills
* Research-oriented and methodical approach to implementing solutions
* 4+ years professional experience with at least 2 years in build and release engineering

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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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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