Director Data Science, Personalization / Activity
Company: Nike, Inc.
Posted on: March 24, 2020
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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.
From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to social
media, digital marketing and the retail store experience, our teams
at NIKE Digital are reimagining how design and technology meet to
serve consumers more directly and personally. We invest in
cutting-edge technologies and work with the most creative people in
the world. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and
collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the
world with it.
Nike is looking for a Director of Activity Personalization Science.
This leader, in partnership with product and engineering teams, is
responsible for developing algorithms and science which personalize
Nike's activity apps (Nike Run Club, Nike Train Club, etc) and
experiences to individual members. The role will be responsible for
building out a data science team, and delivering a roadmap that
impacts the business as well as advances position Nike as a leader
in the field of personalization.
Specific responsibilities include:
--- Hiring and mentoring talented data scientists.
--- Partnering with the Nike NRC and NTC product and engineering
teams in an embedded
squad model. Develop and deploy new algorithms in an agile and
--- Driving the personalization algorithm roadmap for the Nike Run
Club (NRC) and Nike
Training Club (NTC) apps, as well as any future activity apps and
experiences. Projects may include, for example, algorithms for
workout recommendations, personalized training advice selection,
and achievement unlocks.
--- Partnering with the Nike Sport Research Lab to leverage their
world class sport science in the personalization models.
--- Partnering with teams working on the Hyperadapt adaptive shoe
technology, Nike Fit foot measuring technology, and other
innovative technologies around Nike to leverage data and
--- Collaborating with the broader data science and personalization
community within Nike, including teams doing commerce search
relevance and personalized product recommendation algorithms.
--- Representing Nike at conferences and community events.
--- Experience hiring and mentoring exceptional data
--- Expert knowledge in machine learning, particularly in ranking
and deep learning models.
--- Expert knowledge in search and recommender systems, including
research published in at conferences such as SIGIR and SIGKDD.
--- Evidence of strong partnerships with engineering, product, and
--- Product and entrepreneurial mindset.
--- Love of sport is a plus!
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
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
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