Strategic Enterprise Capabillties Technology - Pro - Portland, Oregon, United States, 97201

Job Description

NIKE, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world's largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.

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.
The Solution Validation Engineering (SolVE) team is seeking a Product Manager with experience working in an agile environment leveraging DevOps practices and supporting a team of SDET's. As a Product Manager you will be working closely with Product Management, stakeholders, and architects to define and prioritize features to ensure alignment with customer and program needs.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with, interpret and act as the voice of the customer
  • Work with Product Management to evaluate business needs, evaluate business and technology requirements, determine solution options, and work with an agile team to design and deploy complex solutions
  • Supply to the Product Roadmap, highlight risks and dependencies
  • Own, maintain and prioritize the product backlog; facilitate feature mapping, break features into stories, define acceptance criteria, ensure capacity for enablers and defects
  • Ensure team has the full context and understanding of customers and business environment to create valuable solutions
  • Ensure the readiness of the work, accept or reject work results, and that the work is aligned to the Product Roadmap
  • Prioritize and make trade-offs based on understanding of strategies, budget, epics, enabler requirements, defects, dependent teams, goals and the value features and stories bring to customers and the business
  • Assist in removing roadblocks for the Agile Team
  • Be the final decision maker for prioritization of the team's work
  • Work with the Agile team to ensure all stories are supported, clear, and delivered in high quality
  • Understand how features are performing, the level of customer satisfaction, and provide suggestions for improvements
Skills

  • Experiences working on Supply Chain systems including SAP
  • In-depth understanding of the Agile principles and methodologies and how they are applied in the workplace
  • Working knowledge of DevOps practices including continuous test automation using tools such as CBTA, Python, Jenkins and GitHub
  • Able to solve complex problems and take a fresh opinion on existing solutions
  • Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate
  • Sufficient understanding of technology systems and the ecosystem the team works in to help team in overcoming roadblocks
  • Experience collaborating and managing relationships with business partners
  • Effective team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills
  • Strong facilitation skills within teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally
  • Experience resolving issues with higher levels of management
  • Able to lead cross-functional work
  • Able to respond to and prioritize changing demands
  • Strong understanding of Product subject matter
  • Tolerance for Ambiguity
  • Evaluate and manage risk through good communication and understanding of Product needs


  • 5 years relative work experience
  • 3 years experience working on Supply Chain systems such as SAP
  • Experience working with Agile teams
  • Experience working with SDET's
  • Hands-on experiences leveraging Quality Center, Test Automation Frameworks and Continuous Test Automation tools
  • Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools, VersionOne preferred
  • Familiarity or experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum, LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.