Nike Data Scientist- Advanced Analytics-N. America Analytics in Portland, 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.


At Nike, we are always on the offense, and we are looking for talented and energetic self-starters with a passion for analytics to join our North America Analytics team. As a Data Scientist, you will directly shape the future of advanced analytics at Nike by delving deeper into our data, gaining insights from it, developing solutions, and presenting recommendations to senior leaders.

You will also learn how to lead high-visibility cross-functional projects and implementation of capabilities such as predictive analytics tools and solutions, data visualization, and building an advanced analytics platform. You will work on high visibility, relevant, and influential questions and opportunities that will help Nike surpass its growth targets.

As a Data Scientist, you will collaborate with a team of data scientists, solutions delivery managers, engineers, and business stakeholders to enhance and execute high-impact advanced analytics solutions across the North America organization. You will employ advanced data modeling and forecasting techniques to explore strategic business opportunities and to prescribe actionable recommendations to leverage those opportunities. You will also play a pivotal role in elevating our advanced analytics capabilities.

Ideal candidates will have a strong academic background as well as technical skills including applied statistics, machine learning, data mining, and software development. Familiarity working with large-scale datasets and big data techniques would be a plus.

The role is perfect for a team player with very strong advanced analytics experience, drive, curiosity, and exceptional communication skills. You know how to rise above the numbers and explain the essential insights to business users, and you instinctively minimize complexity to focus on results. While you rely on data to prove your point, you love to think outside the box and solve problems creatively. You thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, and you are excited by the challenge of building something from the ground up. As part of this role, you will be expected and encouraged to keep your advanced analytics skills sharp and current, and will have the opportunity to work the full development lifecycle of putting analytics solutions into production.

Qualifications Qualifications:

Requirements for this position include:

· PhD (+2 year experience) or MS (+5-7 year experience) in a quantitative field (Statistics, Economics, Advanced Analytics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Decision Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, and other relevant quantitative fields

· Very strong technical and analytical skillset (R, Python, SQL, Tableau, Predictive Analytics, Forecasting, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Text Analytics, Algorithm Designs, Bayesian Methods etc.)

· Proven ability to sift through data, identify critical information, develop hypotheses, perform rigorous analyses, and make recommendations to broader audiences

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including superior presentation skills

· Prior experience synthesizing and packaging complex analyses and delivering results to non-technical audiences including senior leadership teams

· Demonstrated ability to use data to influence strategic decision making

· Familiarity with agile development methodologies

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.

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: 00350495

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Technology, Digital & Technology, IT