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Director Data Science, Emerging Areas New

1272826952

NIKE INC

Negotiable

Scappoose, United States

United States

Data management

ASAP

12/10/2021

11/11/2021

Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

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, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.


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!


Who are we looking for


We are looking for a seasoned data science leader for our Emerging Areas Data Science team. This role will be responsible for building and leading a new data science team tasked with expanding the application of data and data science into additional areas of Nike’s business. Examples of emerging areas in the application of data and data science include digital product design, new retail experiences, and sports marketing. The goal is to lay the foundation for leveraging data and data science at scale within these spaces.


What will you work on


You will…


  • Investigate and come to deeply understand key parts of Nike’s business that could further leverage data and data science. Develop a vision and roadmap for data science projects in these areas.

  • Hire, onboard, and lead a small team of data scientists to make progress against that roadmap.

  • Partner closely with the Technology and Product Management teams, as well as other data science leaders at the company, to ensure that the foundational data, systems, and processes are in place to successfully execute data science projects in these areas.

  • Evaluate the evolving landscape of data science vendors and develop a position on which capabilities should be built in house and which should be licensed.

  • Be an inspirational thought leader within the broader analytics and data science communities at Nike.

Who will you work with


You will be the leader of the Emerging Areas Data Science team, reporting to the Vice President of Consumer Data Science. Emerging Areas Data Science is part of Nike’s Consumer Data Science team and Insights and Analytics function. This means you will be a leader within the broader data science and analytics community at Nike, and help organize and participate in our data science labs, study groups, and team activities, and attend conferences.


What you bring

  • An entrepreneurial mindset paired with the leadership skills to succeed at a large and established organization.

  • Experience hiring and mentoring exceptional data scientists.

  • Expert level knowledge of machine learning.

  • A history of successful execution of data science projects.

  • Experience communicating technical roadmaps to business leaders.

  • Experience developing strong partnerships with engineering and product teams.


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.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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.



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