Nike Converse Data & Analytics Director in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Computers have their own language. Which most of us don’t speak. But you do. And we need your fluency. Let’s face it. The modern world is shackled to computers so we need experts like yourself to keep us running. So come join our crew. You don’t have to call yourself The Computer Whisperer but we might.


Converse embraces the daring spirit of youth. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We're looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Converse, it's about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving consumer.

As the Converse Data & Analytics Director, you'll lead the organization in developing and executing our analytics strategy. You’ll partner with all functions of the business and our parent company to create future capabilities. You’ll lead the team that will bring together business vision, technology, reporting and advanced analytics expertise to deliver critical business value and insights. Working with our organization will be rewarding, challenging, and an opportunity for career growth.


  • Lead the organization in developing and executing its Business Intelligence and Analytics strategy, with the goal of providing quality data and information to drive positive financial and qualitative outcomes

  • Lead the Converse Analytics COE that drives strong data governance practices and global alignment

  • Establish and implement the enterprise analytics architecture, standards, methods and best practices to consistently develop meaningful analysis and relevant analytical deliverables

  • Deliver scalable and innovative data products and solutions to support our strategy priorities and empower self-service analytics

  • Partner with analytics engineers, data management/governance leads, solution architects and visualization experts to deliver innovative technology solutions and services

  • Be a core participant of the Converse Technology Leadership team and work to optimize the Technology engagement in all regions

  • Lead your team through annual process of creating, maintaining, and implementing the Converse Analytics Technology Portfolio

  • Evangelize the tools, platforms and capabilities of the Data and Analytics with the business to drive adoption of Data products and solutions

  • Ensure alignment with both the Converse Business leads, Executive leaders, Technology teams and Nike Corporate partners

Proven track record of:

  • Leadership capability, including ability to motivate and mentor others

  • Thinking and planning strategically, with ability to communicate the strategy to a large organization

  • Delivering complex, cross functional projects enabling the business

  • Pulling a diverse group of individuals with different goals together and facilitate productive discussions and building consensus


  • Strong skills in team leadership and building positive business partner relationships

  • Strong networking skills and ability to work across multiple organizations to accomplish diverse goals

  • Demonstrated ability to influence critical business outcomes in a matrix based, global environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment

  • Ability to work with onshore/offshore teams, and communicate using virtual communication tools (phone, conferencing, online meeting)

Qualifications To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone. We're looking for someone special, someone who had these experiences and has clearly demonstrated these skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Data, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent field

  • Hands on experience of big data, machine learning and/or AI applications solving critical business problems

  • Track record of working with business partners to drive adoption of technology solutions

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of cloud computing and dev-ops

  • 5+ years' professional experience in technology and/or business related work; including business systems analysis, data engineering, data science, technology consulting, information architecture, solution design, and/or deployment of enterprise applications

  • 3+ years hands on experience working with business leaders at an executive level in a technology capacity

  • Must possess a high degree of professional confidence and credibility with the presence and communication skills to represent IT related concepts effectively with Senior Level leadership

  • 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: 00335595

Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Job Category: Technology, Converse I, Digital & Technology, IT, Converse