Nike Director, Azure Business Cloud Office 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.

Description

Nike does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We’re looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

If you’re ready to innovate and lead in the Tech Ops space, join Nike’s Technology organization. We bring together technology and process expertise to deliver one-stop solutions that enable Nike, Inc.'s products and services.

Scope and Responsibilities:

As our Director Azure Expert - Business Cloud Office – Technology Operations and part of the newly formed Cloud Business Office, you’ll work with a variety of talented Nike teammates delivering strategic cloud portfolio management and reporting. Core deliverables will be to become the expert in the Cloudability reporting tool and engage TechOps Directors and management to ensure they are communicated risk, opportunities and new initiatives that drive our strategic directives that result in direct cost savings and alignment with the core business needs. You will work closely with all of core Technology teams across both NDe and Tech Ops. This role will also drive standards on baselines and best practices to measure, improve, and communicate cloud results and performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs analytics and administration related to all Azure cloud performance both tactically and financially

  • Work in close partnership to ensure Cloudability reporting standards are aligned and socialized

  • Work in close partnership with the vendor Cloudability

  • Provide directional support for all cloud users to align Azure standards and practices.

  • Works with systems personnel to implement design.

  • Participates in development of project plan/timeline. Provides input into project management.

  • Communicates project statuses to management

  • Create reports and configure package solution to unique business requirements.

  • Communicate and document system changes to the business. Translate system functionality into business relevant language.

Qualifications

To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone. We're looking for someone special, someone who had these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree (preferred) and minimum 2-4 years’ experience in Azure cloud environment. Technical and expert Financial acumen needed to perform all duties.

  • Cloudability experience required or like tool.

  • Provide governance of standards and procedures decided upon by operations to all groups moving to the cloud.

  • Ability to evaluate cloud contracts, implement changes, communicate with technical resources and provide sustainable processes to ensure cost savings, and efficiency.

  • Administrative responsibility to cloud office consumption, use, process and alignment of standardized procedures.

  • Strong analytical experience, including data trending and financial analysis, and communication skills for leadership level presentations and conversations

  • Participating with the intake of business requirements and incorporating into contractual and financial standards

  • Continuous improvement – reducing complexity, improving quality, and focusing on value driven processes

  • Proven track record of success in fast-moving, dynamic organizations

  • Demonstrated influencing skills and ability to interact with executive level management and senior financial partners

Qualifications To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone. We're looking for someone special, someone who had these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree (preferred) and minimum 2-4 years’ experience in Azure cloud environment. Technical and expert Financial acumen needed to perform all duties.

  • Cloudability experience required or like tool.

  • Provide governance of standards and procedures decided upon by operations to all groups moving to the cloud.

  • Ability to evaluate cloud contracts, implement changes, communicate with technical resources and provide sustainable processes to ensure cost savings, and efficiency.

  • Administrative responsibility to cloud office consumption, use, process and alignment of standardized procedures.

  • Strong analytical experience, including data trending and financial analysis, and communication skills for leadership level presentations and conversations

  • Participating with the intake of business requirements and incorporating into contractual and financial standards

  • Continuous improvement – reducing complexity, improving quality, and focusing on value driven processes

  • Proven track record of success in fast-moving, dynamic organizations

  • Demonstrated influencing skills and ability to interact with executive level management and senior financial partners

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: 00395486

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Technology