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Lead Application Engineer

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


Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world’s largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.

Will design, develop, lead, and deploy SAP based solutions in Beaverton, OR. Will lead other senior engineers to ensure that developments work in a highly integrated environment. Will oversee efforts to understand requirements, assist in providing scope and cost estimates, and help drive engineering activities through deployment. Will partner with technical leads and managers to support other engineers with technical consulting and direction, problem solving, as well as write and review designs, technical specifications, and SAP ABAP coding. Will work closely with architects and leads to ensure all solutions adhere to existing guidelines and principals and will evolve processes in an effort to continuously improve. Will partner with engineers on approaches and best practices for leading large and small technical implementations. Will provide support and systems and application solutions, to include systems/data/application analysis, programming, and documentation. Will manage efforts to develop action plans and processes, in coordination with management team, for integrating activities and optimizing department resources to meet major goals and objectives. Will facilitate application support, problem solving, and issue resolution with internal and external resources. Will review recommendations for technical solutions. Will manage the technical components of the RFP process. Will resolve issues and determine options for issue resolution and risk mitigation. Will define and communicate requirements for technical environments and determine the technical scope for projects. Will provide technical estimates for project budget input to Senior/Project Manager. Will lead engagements with software vendors to ensure that code and configuration requirements and deliverables are met. Will enforce architecture, governance, security, and global process standards to system changes and deployments. Will manage compliance issue identification and remediation. Will review design integration needs. Will review database design and create critical-path, high-risk, advanced technical designs. Will approve proof of concept efforts and review results. Will enforce architectural direction and ensure consistent technical approach within each department. Will allocate resources based on performance monitoring and tuning results. Will manage and enforce performance thresholds and standards. Will review and approve performance test results, recommendations, and tuning results. Will oversee and manage the creation of test plans, test execution, and validation of test results. Will engage in five percent domestic and international travel. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Technology. Experience: eight years of overall progressive software engineering experience. Skills/Requirementssix months of experience: (1) developing software using ABAP on the SAP ECC / SCM platform; (2) developing and supporting CIF integration; (3) Oracle; (4) demand planning and supply network planning as part of SAP; (5) working in database technologies, including Teradata or Snowflake; (6) leading information technology projects and coordinating cross functionally with a variety of departments; and (7) performance monitoring, corrections, and tuning. 

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 IR200

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