Senior Director, Disaster Recovery & Multi Region Strategy - Consumer Direct

Nike | Beaverton, OR, United States

Posted Date 3/14/2019

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, 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.


As the Senior Director of Disaster Recovery and Multi Region Strategy your primary responsibility will be to develop the vision, program, and to implement Disaster Recovery, Multi-Region capabilities across consumer facing systems, platforms in partnership with Architecture, Engineering and Program organizations. You will strengthen long term resilience plans including business and technical recovery across cloud and on prem hosted production systems. You will nurture development of a multi region cloud strategy and implementation for Nike Direct technologies. Scope includes mobile, web technologies and backend systems supporting the fulfillment, support and financial reconciliation for consumer and retail based transactions. This position requires a self-motivated, influential, passionate team member with excellent technical and communication skills as well as thorough program management skills. In addition, this position requires someone who can coordinate teams of architects, engineers, and product owners (from VP level to individual contributor) and can work in a productive environment.


  • Encourage the Development, Implementation and Testing of Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions for Nike Direct Technologies
  • Develop Multi-region (MR) vision, strategy and implementation
  • Guide the prioritization of DR, MR work in squad backlogs
  • Drive Disaster Recovery, Multi-Region best practices, standards into architecture, engineering teams
  • Applies broad business and organization expertise to drive financial and operational performance across departments

  • 10+ years directly relevant experience; experience should include comprehensive experience as a business/process leader or industry expert
  • Proven track record of High-Profile communication written and verbal
  • Has bias for action and a desire for measurable results
  • Demonstration of strong influencing skills
  • Ability to drive and support complex, large scale programs
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results through people and across organizations – through senior leaders, peers and matrix direct reports
  • Strong experience in Disaster Recovery and Technical Recovery Planning
  • Well versed in Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum
  • Hands-on experience with Cloud (Public Cloud specific – AWS experience a PLUS)
  • Ability to pass a 7 year background investigation

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 00438193

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