Director, Cloud Security and Automation (Remote Option*) – Atlanta, GA

Director, Cloud Security and Automation (Remote Option*)

Nike Talent Community

Atlanta, GA


What You Will Do
This role is responsible for driving strategic direction and delivering enterprise-wide capabilities that reduce Nike’s cloud risk posture. This role is also responsible for driving organizational efficiencies & risk reduction through prioritized automation of security capabilities, reporting and repetitive tasks. These accomplishments are led by this role and accomplished through a team of highly qualified subject matter experts who deliver capabilities into the enterprise that enable efficient, prioritized measures that improve consistency, provide cloud visibility, and enable governance and policy compliance to ensure Nike’s data is increasingly secure.  This role conducts & participates in architectural reviews of implementations in all known CSP’s and influences at a cross-organizational level, to ensure Nike’s risk posture is appropriately quantified and maintained.  A successful individual in this role will habitually exhibit pragmatic, objective direction and priority setting.  Additionally, this role requires a solid presence and ability to understand, collate, and effectively communicate across technical experts and executive leadership with fact-based confidence.


Strategy and roadmap development

Financial forecasting and managing funding for multi-million dollar organization

Big-picture perspective & providing prioritized direction to teams with significant backlogs

Highly organized and pragmatic thinking skills that enable objective, data-driven decisions & directions

Proven record of decision making and direction setting, even in ambiguous situations.

Strong knowledge of cloud architecture: IAAS, PAAS, Containers, Edge, Serverless

Thought leadership, proven experience in a dynamic, Agile/Lean environment

Demonstrated track record of simplifying process, operational excellence, and a focus on metrics and automation.

Demonstrated ability to foster effective collaboration across multiple technical teams and business stakeholders

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a highly collaborative environment

Understands own and constituent’s biases/agendas with changes and successfully navigates to resolution to achieve results

Organized and self-motivated with an ability to prioritize and manage workload

Demonstrated experience and familiarity with AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform and AliCloud

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to use them in consensus building and collaboration

Strong business and technical vision

Who We Are Looking For

CCSP training/studies & Certification a plus

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science; or experience in code development and leadership training

Experience managing teams, including experience with indirect management/influencing

Product owner or Management experience with delivery methodologies in a fast-paced complex environment – Agile, SCRUM.

Demonstrated ability to think strategically, and to communicate the strategy to a larger organization

Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical follow through

A collaborative style and a focus on continuous improvement, quality and planning

Demonstrated achievement of results in fast-moving organizations with complex technology applications.

*Remote Work Option – Open to remote work except cannot work in South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia. These candidates will be required to relocate.

For employees based in Colorado, this position has an annual base salary range of $163,000 – $269,500.

For employees based in NYC and Westchester County, NY, this position has an annual base salary range of $193,500 – $321,000.

Information about benefits can be found here.


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