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Principle Architect

Beaverton, Oregon, United States


From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to social media, digital marketing and the retail store experience, our teams at NIKE Digital are reimagining how design and technology meet to serve consumers more directly and personally. We invest in cutting-edge technologies and work with the most creative people in the world. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

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 innovate and lead in the Architecture and Design space in Beaverton, OR. Will provide leadership in planning and in driving solutions across multiple domains/ solution areas, contributing to the future success of the business through innovations in technology. Will be responsible for leading opportunity identification and analysis, problem definition, and overseeing the development and deployment of advanced analytic tools and methods within the technology organization. Will lead and contribute to the definition of an overarching analytics strategy and architecture that will align analytics investments with the highest impact areas, while producing a suite of complementary models, tools, and technologies. Will evangelize break through analytics solutions through adoption of big data, cloud native technologies, machine learning and data science. Will partner with product and engineering leadership to establish an architectural plan across multiple solution areas, in consideration of the product roadmaps. Will participate in design and engineering of analytics solutions that have significant strategic impact and achieve long term competitive advantage. Will embrace and influence domain driven design and architecture principles of security, scale, uptime and reliability. Will partner with business leaders to provide expert technical advice and influence strategic decision making. Will guide and mentor engineering teams to raise collective technical expertise. Will demonstrate a strong bias for architecture principles balanced with tactical timelines, cost and risks. Will contribute to architecture guiding principles, development standards, training and hiring. Will provide technical leadership to technical, business and cross-functional teams. Will utilize an understanding of data and analytics solution architecture, including experience with big data, relational databases, streaming and batch data processing. Will lead enterprise cloud/virtual architectures like AWS, Microsoft Azure, Open Stack, and JIE. Will utilize experience with the principles and operations of high volume, variety and velocity business intelligence, data warehousing, reporting and analytics platforms with a proven background and record in architecture and implementation of applications, integrating with OLTP and third party systems. Will utilize knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling concepts and disciplines. Will engage in less than five percent domestic and international travel. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electronics engineering, or information systems. Experience10 years of overall progressive experience in engineering. Skills/Requirements3 years of experience: (1) application, solution, integration, data, and analytics architecture and design; (2) technical leadership, including reviewing and driving the work of software or data engineering teams; (3) scalable and fault tolerant cloud native solutioning with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure; (4) big data and advanced analytics and data engineering with Hadoop and Spark; (5) design experience with integration and middleware platforms, including Websphere, Rational, and Tivoli; (6) full stack software, API, and web application design and development with Java, Python, or Javascript; (7) data warehousing and management; and (8) DevOps with continuous integration and delivery.

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: IR214

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