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Lead Software Engineer

Beaverton, Oregon, United States


NIKE Digital is taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it. At NIKE Digital, we embrace open source, contributing to the community by building – and sharing – digital solutions that work on a global scale. We invest in cutting-edge technologies and work with a network of open source libraries and tools, like React.js, Node.js and GraphQL. These investments and tools help us advance web and native UI development, evolve our data science and eCommerce capabilities, refine our DevOps and retool our services infrastructure.

We’re passionate about NIKE and all the swoosh represents: limitless drive, innovation, creativity and possibilities for collaboration. We focus relentlessly on talent and are always looking for ways to encourage growth. We are inspired by the NIKE legends who built an empire rethinking product and service, and we seek to bring that level of innovation to our technologies. Our vision is to build and deliver extraordinary NIKE platforms, services and products directly to athletes* around the world.

*If you have a body, you’re an athlete.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Nike
  • Travel: Minimal

Success Profile

At Nike Digital, we’re revolutionizing fitness and sport. We’re creating personalized digital experiences that inspire athletes to move faster, push harder and achieve their personal best. As a team, we're motivated by Nike’s proud legacy of always being first. Join our world-class technologists in finding innovative ways to engage consumers and strengthen their connection to our prodcts, services and brand. The work you do today will help modernize the workplace and prove essential to Nike's future success and growth.

  • Results-driven

  • Deadline-oriented

  • Digitally Savvy

  • Technologically Savvy

  • Competitive

  • Imaginative

  • Collaborative

  • inventive
  • socially conscious
  • team player
  • multi-tasker
  • Entrepreneurial
  • problem-solver
Nike gives me the freedom to create, to innovate, to fail. Our team is encouraged to experiment and take risks, a process out of which our digital future grows.

Chris Peddecord Front End Engineer, Nike Digital

Nike is one of the biggest and most prestigious brands. Making live up to that prestige and work at a global scale, is the kind of challenge that brings me back to work, day-after-day.

Ryan Miller Technical Architect

Exterior of Nike HQ
Nike employees converse in a courtyard at Nike HQ
Bikes used by Nike Employees
Cafe at Nike HQ
Employees using the Nike gym


  • Healthcare

  • Tuition Reimbursment

  • Paid Time Off/Summer Fridays

  • Family Support

  • Relocation Reimbursement

  • Amenities

  • Work/Life Balance

  • Company Wide Volunteering


Will bring together technology and processing expertise to deliver one-stop solutions that enable digital products and services in Beaverton, OR. Will create, develop, and deploy seamless, tailored and inherently social experiences to digital consumers. Will design and build robust services to bring the commerce cloud solution to the next level. Will work with the cloud platform. Will collaborate with software and creative design team members and supporting agencies to develop and analyze user stories, transform them into implementable components, and deliver inspirational new features to our consumers. Will utilize Java skills. Will build distributed and highly scalable applications. Will work with Git and Git workflows. Will leverage and deploy CI and CD tools and services (e.g. Jenkins). Will integrate with native AWS services. Will work with containers and micro services. Will work with schemaless (NoSql) datastores. Will be responsible for the configuration, management, and troubleshooting common web server, database, caching, database, and firewall services. Will work with common network troubleshooting tools, including tcpdump, netcat, and wireshark. Will engage in 10 percent domestic and international travel.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business, or engineering. Will also accept a Master’s degree in computer science, information systems, business, or engineering. Experience: 4 years of experience in software design and development with a bachelors degree. 2 years of experience in software design and development and a masters degree Skills/Requirements 6 months of experience in the following skill sets: (1) enterprise distributed systems, (2) designing and implementing highly scalable web applications, (3) production level experience in using infrastructure as code and configuration management, including using puppet, (4) designing and creating scalable Rest Webservices, (5) schema lists, including NoSQL, data stores, DynamoDB, and Cassandra; (6) distributed cloud based environments, including Amazon and Azure, (7) monitoring and alerting tools, including New Relic and Nagios; (8) production level experience in container ecosystems, including Docker; and (9) Java MVC framework, including Spring boot.

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: IR184

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