Platform Engineer Network Security



At adidas, we believe that "Through Sport, we have the power to change lives”.

To change lives, we have to create direct relationships with consumers, and the best way to accelerate this process is through Digital.




Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Connectivity Team work to provide the best-in-class service. We are the Tech Core, and we own the game. Our mission is to build a platform that guarantees an optimum, efficient, flexible, resilient, and secure access to our systems, anywhere, anytime.

The role, as part of the EMEA team, will be involved in the activities associated with the product life cycle (design, delivery, operation, and end of life) focusing on projects that will provide connectivity solutions to Data Center, Offices and Retail Stores. The Platform Engineer will participate in transversal tasks guiding service partners and vendors to ensure successful execution of projects. A focus of the role is on automation and standardization of our connectivity environment (network and security) guaranteeing the security by design.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates in the design, engineering and architecture processes associated to Connectivity Products focused on firewall, remote access and webfiltering technologies.
  • Refines appropriate outline ideas for the evaluation, development, and definition of Project/Program Plans
  • Contributes to the assessment (even risk overview), analysis, planning and design of work orders associated to projects/programs.
  • Leads the deployment of work orders coordinating key stakeholders (Business Units, Service Providers, Vendors)
  • Assures project/program delivery quality through the definition and the evaluation of acceptance tests.
  • Assists with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures.
  • Gathers information to enable change management, problem management or incident management.
  • Support with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures.


What we are looking for:

  1. Four-year college or university degree with focus on IT, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity
  3. Minimum of 2-4 years of progressive work experience, at least 2 years in an IT/Security operations role.
  4. Fluent spoken and written command of English.
  5. Required technical skills:


  • 2 years’ experience in security devices (Checkpoint, ZScaler), including certification or equivalent experience, detailed understanding of corporate LAN, WLAN, WAN and SASE environments.


  1. Nice to have technical skills


  • Security technologies: firewall, IPS, VPN and webfiltering experience and certification is an advantage.
  • Ability to work in a largely outsourced environment.
  • Being familiar with security policies and controls.


  1. Problem solving skills and hands-on attitude
  2. Be able to compose new standards and document technical processes.
  3. Applying quality standards to all tasks undertaken and ensuring that nothing is overlooked.
  4. Working co-operatively (rather than competitively) with others to achieve a common goal.
  5. Being proactive and creative.


Main technologies we use:

  • CISCO, Checkpoint, ZScaler


hat we offer:

  • Be part of a company where digital transformation, innovation and continuous improvement are core principles of our culture.
  • Hybrid Work Setup: enjoy the advantages of a flexible remote work environment (within Spain) combined with the amazing onsite facilities and culture.
  • Join a team of talented and passionate engineers, developing cloud native solutions, with a lot of opportunities to learn, grow and reach your expectations.
  • Individual development, training and a tech community.
  • Sport friendly environment, great work-life balance and flexibility.
  • Competitive salary, benefits and valuable discounts on adidas  products. 


To be the best sports company in the world, you need the best talents within your teams.

Do you have experience, or want to learn all the technologies we use? Are you looking for growing professionally within adidas? We are happy to receive your application.


adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Platform Engineer Network Security

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Zaragoza
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  Z
Country/Region:  ES
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  417500
Date:  Jun 1, 2022