Internship/Final Thesis - IT Data Analytics - An Agile Tech Stack for Data Science (m/f/d)

Are you #heretocreate the future of sport with us? Are you ready to put the books aside and get hands-on experiences? Here is your chance to join the best sports brand in the world.


adidas is a truly global company with its roots in Germany. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’. Every year we produce over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products and we believe that through sports we have the power to change lives.


While agile can certainly make teams more value focus and self-driven, there are several technical challenges for data scientists in order to give valuable insights on each sprint. In order to do so, a simple yet robust agile tech stack is required in order to enhance decision engines modelling at scale, with very little effort from developer side.


Bachelor/Master-Thesis Topic:

"An Agile Tech Stack for Data Science"



  • Review the best practices in agile data science
  • Propose a working framework in R or Python
  • Include spark and scheduling capabilities, in the context on the current Big Data Platform
  • Test the framework in a real application


Your Profile:

  1. Student of Informatics, Computer Science, Information Theory, Engineering or comparable studies with at least good performance
  2. Strong programming skills, prefereably R or Python
  3. Enrolled as full-time student for the complete duration of the internship
  4. Good analytical skills and passion for scientific and applied research
  5. Methodological knowledge in the areas of data analytics and programming skills
  6. Interest in learning and using new concepts/technologies in the context of your research
  7. Self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently
  8. Strong time management skills
  9. Fluent in English


Operational Setup:

  • You will be employed as an intern for the duration of 6 months
  • The final thesis topic will be defined in agreement with you and the supervising professor. A requirement for doing your thesis with adidas is the supervision commitment of a professor. We will support you in this matter


Key Facts:

  • Application Deadline: March 15th, 2020
  • Start Dates: September 1st, 2020 or September 15th, 2020
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Location: adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach near Nuremberg


Your application:

  • Show us with your application (CV & motivation letter) who you are, why you want to join adidas and why this specific team
  • Please apply in the same language as the job description
  • Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered



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Job Title:  Internship/Final Thesis - IT Data Analytics - An Agile Tech Stack for Data Science (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Information Technology
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  225808