Nike Director, Technical Solutions Architect (SCEF) in Oregon

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

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 Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world’s largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.


You’ll bring a high level of Supply Chain Technology experience that is leveraged as we revolutionize our Global Warehousing capabilities in gaining efficiencies and maximizing our consumer experiences. Expertise in the latest distribution and warehousing technologies is a must and we’re looking for people who are passionate about the world of value-driven solution delivery. In addition, you’ll get to work alongside truly talented teams and help them enhance their performance by promoting collaboration and innovation.

As the Director, Technical Architecture, you will be a leader in the NIKE Technology group and support NIKE's Global Supply Chain. The successful candidate will:

  • Lead a diverse team of Technical Architects providing hands on daily leadership and coaching

  • Be recognized as an expert in Distribution, Fulfillment and Logistics solutions

  • Create compelling strategic visions for fulfillment and see them through to fruition by influencing senior executives and other stakeholders

  • Provide strategic solution input towards technology investment projects

  • Demonstrate an ability to translate business trends and strategies into technical services and solutions

  • Support strategic technology planning by identifying, tracking, and experimenting with new and potentially disruptive technologies

  • Evaluate technology and warehousing/materials management & fulfillment trends in order to achieve value as part of a business strategy

  • Combine a broad knowledge of the potential value in emerging supply chain technologies, with a keen understanding of how these technologies can affect NIKE’s business and supply chain processes

  • Provide high level technical design, strategy roadmap development, and technical architecture related to projects and/or programs

  • Ensure best practices for exploiting technologies are shared across the organization

  • Evaluate solution alternatives in order to achieve distribution goals through the use of technology

  • Design and develop IT architecture (integrated process, applications, data and technology) solutions to business problems in alignment with enterprise architecture direction and standards

  • Effectively work cross-functionally with and through business and IT managers

  • Demonstrate a proven track record of successfully managing large technology project-portfolios in a product-driven environment while maintaining accountability of deadlines and value propositions

  • Manage project budgets and scope, and conduct resource planning for risks that are proactively identified

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively collaborate with managers and team members

Qualifications What We’re Looking For

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of experience leading technology teams in support of Supply Chain Management Systems

  • Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals

  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills

  • Demonstrated expertise of building a consensus across business partners and technology leaders, and influencing successful outcomes

  • Excellence working in team-oriented roles that rely on the ability to collaborate with others

Required Experience

  • Expert level in fulfillment supply chain technology solutions deployments and strategies

  • Tier 1 supply chain systems such as SAP, DOMS, and TMS

  • Full understanding of infrastructure requirements to enable Fulfillment Solutions around the globe

  • Creating strategy and design specifications for SaaS, PaaS & IaaS suppliers and the technical knowledge to evaluate responses to solution proposals

  • Migrating & deploying major business critical applications to the cloud

  • Creating technology and solutions roadmaps to respond to business network studies

  • Working successfully in a highly matrixed work environment

  • Dealing with vendors, service providers and support organizations in a global environment

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: 00332278

Location: United States-Oregon-

Job Category: Technology, Digital & Technology