Nike Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Technical Architect (PES) 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 a Nike Technical Architect, you must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within a collaborative environment. You will work closely with business partners and engineering teams to implement Product Data Management/Product Lifecycle Management Systems using PTC Flex/Windchill. In addition, you will engage with other partnering teams to identify and implement integration processes to link PLM across business tools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate business requirements against Flex PLM solution functionality, identify gaps, and define solution architectures

  • Responsible for technology evaluation and architecting systems that will support a forward-thinking Product Development group using PLM and other software tools

  • Strong understanding of Cloud technologies and ability to provide architecture solutions on a cloud ecosystem

  • Define technology requirements and architectural artifacts, providing technical leadership in deploying Flex/Winchill solutions

  • Work closely with engineering to deliver robust technology solutions enabling end to end technology initiatives

  • Align PLM Solution Architecture to Nike Enterprise technology direction

  • Perform as a self-starter with high motivation and passion who thrives in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt to change

Qualifications Required Experience

  • Advance level technical skills in PTC Flex PLM platform and modules and deep experience with out of the box configuration and industry product customizations

  • Experience with developing in Windchill and FlexPLM

  • Experience in SOA micro services framework

  • Design scalable systems solutions to support our Product development process

  • Provide guidance to develop the PLM application strategy and project roadmap

  • Identify appropriate technology to support customer needs and translate into functional requirements and technology designs

  • Facilitate workshops, develop solutions, build consensus across all stakeholders to ensure timely and successful delivery of technology aligned to business value

  • Establish best practices for PLM application and services to promote leveraging of common solutions

  • Partner with PLM software vendors and influencing technology roadmap and PLM Product features

  • Participate in critical problem solving and advanced troubleshooting to assist the organization

  • Engineering experience with public cloud, distributed computing, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), and custom developed solutions

  • Demonstrated management of internal & external resources to accomplish objectives

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 7+ years’ experience in Architecture roles and performing the responsibilities of solution architect

  • Proven track record of high-profile communications with Sr leaders; written and verbal

  • 7+ years of hands-on professional experience in the installation, configuration, and administration of CAD/PDM/PLM systems in a multi-site environment

  • Working knowledge of mechanical CAD tools (Creo, Pro/Engineer)

  • Experience with Flex, running on Linux cloud infrastructure

  • 7 + years experience with overall configuration and support of PDM/PLM systems

  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle, change management

  • Engineering experience with public cloud, distributed computing, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), and custom developed solutions

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: 00329341

Location: United States--

Job Category: Technology, Digital & Technology