Nike Expert Database Architect in United States

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.


As our Expert Database Architect, you will provide technical leadership over database architecture and emerging technology, engineering and technical support for data management, data models, and integration of large transactional and reporting data environments. Technical leadership and guidance of large data environments over complex cloud infrastructure, integration hubs, and ETL environments is crucial to the success of the team. You will also be expected to lead the necessary automation efforts needed to help the DB operations team. Additionally, we’ll look for your experience to understand our technical data security options and participate in vendor technical road mapping.


  • Bachelors Degree with minimum 15 years directly relevant work experience

  • 8+ years of experience as an Oracle DBA with an in-depth knowledge of Oracle’s architecture supporting different versions of Oracle databases

  • 2+ years of experience working as a lead and managing team of Sr. DBA

  • 4+ years of database provisioning /RAC provisioning and operations experience

  • Experience with automating Oracle/RAC installations

  • Experience with automating the Operational requirements

  • Expert level skills in order to tune complex applications and critical database environments with direct experience with database applications.

  • Proficiency in establishing best practice instance monitoring and event notification to track activity and utilization

  • Experience evaluating, testing, implementing, and operationalizing database technology’s 3rd party tools to meet business requirements

  • Developing, managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting production, development, and testing databases/data models that support worldwide n-tier applications and be responsible for data consistency and integrity

  • Handling database installation and automation including configuration, tuning and database backup and recovery to meet the business requirements

  • Create and maintain roadmap for our database infrastructure

  • Designing processes and procedures for the management and maintenance of Database systems

  • Use DBA tools to perform capacity planning and long term growth projections

  • Working knowledge of various operating systems including Windows and Linux

  • In-Depth knowledge of database technology, Cloud Architecture, and High Availability Clustered solutions that interact seamlessly with other platforms using links and replication products

  • Able to solve complex problems; take a new perspective using existing solutions when applicable

  • Leading and mentoring colleagues with less experience; directing the work of other staff members

  • Experience explaining difficult issues to key stakeholders and working to build consensus

  • Experiencing using a wide range of SQL Databases: MS SQL, Oracle

  • Experience with at least one scripting language, including Perl, Python, Ruby or others

  • Nice to have: Experience with NoSQL databases and cloud infrastructure

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: 00316234

Location: United States--

Job Category: Technology, Digital & Technology, IT