Sr. Data Scientist, Sport Activity Open to remote work, except the following locations: CO, SD, VT, and WV

NIKE INC - Beavercreek, OR 97004

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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.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for experienced data scientists who are excited to help Nike members along their fitness and wellness journey. You excel at formulating a member need or product strategy into a tractable machine learning or statistical problem. You love diving into the data, modeling it, and engineering the production solution. You think probabilistically and causally. You love the science for itself. You stay up to date on the newest research and are excited to figure out how we can apply it to serve our members.

We are looking for scientists who will continue to strengthen the collaborative, open, and inclusive culture that we have built. Our work in activity is new, so we are looking for scientists who are excited about green space. Who are excited to help build a new team and solve big new problems. Who thrive in a dynamic space and want to drive important efforts independently.

What will you work on

Sport Activity Senior Data Scientists will personalize Nike’s fitness and wellness experiences, building towards a cutting edge AI coach built atop scientific expertise, with hardware and camera integration.

Everyone wants to be fit and well: healthy, high energy, balanced, andmotivated. You will partner with our product team and product and platform engineers to deploy models, evolve the experience, and evaluate tests. You will build from the data an understanding of user response to drive strategic goals rather than easy to capture real time measures. You will synthesize findings to help guide product decisions, influencing product roadmaps and strategic direction.

Who will you work with

You will be a Senior Data Scientist reporting to the Senior Director of Sport Activity Data Science. You will work with other senior and principal sport activity data scientists. The team embeds with product and engineering teams that deliver Nike’s physical activity digital experiences including the Nike Running Club (NRC) and Nike Training Club (NTC) apps. You will also work closely with platform and data engineering teams. As a scientist in the Consumer Data Science group, you will participate in our data science labs, study groups, and team activities.

What you bring

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to implement and innovate on state-of-the art machine learning
  • Experience developing and deploying production code
  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and distributed
computing, both for data and optimization

  • Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with team members, partners, business stakeholders, and leadership
  • Ability to independently drive strategic technical efforts
Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in computer science, statistics, applied math, or other quantitative discipline. Will accept suitable combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with deep learning in Python using frameworks such as TensorFlow or PyTorch
  • Expertise with Python in a full-stack data science capacity
  • Experience with AWS and Sagemaker
  • Passion for helping others find their version of fitness and wellness
Open to remote work, except cannot work in Colorado, South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia. These candidates will be required to relocate.

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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