Director of Engineering, Cloud Infrastructure – Tech Ops



Bengaluru, India

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  • 53% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

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    Position summary

    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.

    NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally.  Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

    We are seeking an experienced Director of Engineering to lead our engineering team and oversee the development and implementation of innovative tools for infrastructure provisioning and management. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills, leadership experience, and the ability to work in a global, matrixed corporate environment. In addition, this role requires specific expertise in cloud, software development, and IT infrastructure.
    If you meet the requirements and are looking for an exciting opportunity to lead a team of engineers and drive innovation in technical operations, we encourage you to apply for the Director of Engineering position.


    • Develop and implement hiring strategies to attract top engineering talent

    • Build, lead, and mentor a team of engineers with expertise in software, cloud and IT infrastructure

    • Collaborate with product management to develop innovative tools for infrastructure provisioning and management

    • Work with a global customer base to understand their needs and build solutions that meet those needs

    • Manage and prioritize engineering projects to ensure timely delivery

    • Stay current with industry trends and technologies to continuously improve our engineering practices

    • Develop and manage engineering budgets

    • Collaborate with other departments to ensure smooth integration of engineering solutions

    • Communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization


    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
    • 10+ years of experience in software engineering; preferably in the cloud or infrastructure space
    • 5+ years of experience in a leadership role
    • Strong technical skills in software development, cloud architecture, and IT infrastructure management
    • Expertise in at least one major cloud platform such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
    • Experience working with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or Azure Resource Manager
    • Knowledge of containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
    • Familiarity with networking technologies such as VPNs, VPCs, and load balancers
    • Experience with Agile development methodologies
    • Excellent communication and leadership skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong problem-solving skills


    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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    Child care benefits

    Maternity leave coaching

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    Care-taking PTO

    Sponsorship program

    Diversity recruiting

    Remote work policy

    Paid paternity

    Paid maternity

    Paid adoptive

    About the company

    Industry: Sporting Goods

    To serve athletes across the hundreds of countries where NIKE does business, we need teams that truly reflect the diversity of our consumers and a culture of inclusivity. We aim to foster inclusion and embrace diversity throughout our business, teams, and culture to create breakthrough innovations, empower teammates to realize their full potential and bring us closer to the communities we serve.

    Why you should apply for a job to Nike:

  • 53% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.