Lead Data Engineer | Talent500 | 8 - 12 Years | T854-1432

Lead Data Engineer, India ED&A ICC

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, its about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.


Nike has embraced big data technologies to enable data-driven decisions. We are looking a Lead Data Engineer to keep pace. As Lead Data Engineer, you will work with a variety of talented Nike teammates and be a driving force for building first-class solutions for Enterprise Data and Analytics. The ideal candidate will have programming experience, big data skills, comfortable with ambiguity and will enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.


Design and build reusable components, frameworks and libraries at scale to support analytics data products

Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and Technology stakeholders

Anticipate, identify and solve issues concerning data management to improve data quality

Clean, prepare and optimize data at scale for ingestion and consumption

Drive the implementation of new data management projects and re-structure of the current data architecture

Implement complex automated workflows and routines using workflow scheduling tools

Build continuous integration, test-driven development and production deployment frameworks

Drive collaborative reviews of design, code, test plans and dataset implementation performed by other data engineers in support of maintaining data engineering standards

Analyze and profile data for the purpose of designing scalable solutions

Troubleshoot complex data issues and perform root cause analysis to proactively resolve product and operational issues

Mentor and develop other data engineers in adopting best practices


Work with product management to understand business requirements

Work with Engineering leadership and architecture teams to align on design, architecture and enterprise strategy


8+ Years experience of building big data solutions

Advanced experience building cloud scalable, real time and high-performance data lake solutions leveraging AWS, EMR, S3, Hive & Spark

Experience working in an agile and iterative landscape

Experience with relational SQL

Experience with scripting languages such as Shell, Python

Experience with source control tools such as GitHub and related dev process

Experience with workflow scheduling toolslike Airflow

In-depth understanding of micro service architecture

Strong understanding of developing complex data solutions

Experience working on end-to-end solution design

Able to lead others in solving complex problems by taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions

Willing to learn new skills and technologies

Have a passion for data solutions

Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms

Strong understanding of solution and technical design

Has a strong problem solving and analytical mindset

Able to influence and communicate effectively, both verbally and written, with team members and business stakeholders

Able to quickly pick up new programming languages, technologies, and frameworks

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.

Bangalore, KA, IN
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