Senior Machine Learning Architect

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Digital at adidas is a consumer facing organization growing at a tremendous rate, with a target of 8-9 billion euros net sales by 2025. As part of Trading & Digital Tech, you will shape the future of data driven decision making at adidas with cutting edge expertise and technology capabilities. Join us and Own the Game in driving consumer focus and eCom growth!

In this role, you will work with innovative & fast-moving Data Science product teams consisting of Data Engineers, ML Engineers, Data Scientists & Product Owners to deliver best-in-class, large scale AI/ML products, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, and quality.

As an AI/ML Solution Architect you will help define and implement architectural best practices for building, running AI/ML use cases on the cloud and integrate them with key business capabilities to improve experience for millions of consumers


What You Get To Do Every Day


• Lead the end-to-end architecture and development of machine learning solutions for eCommerce and Retail use cases.

• Architect and develop highly scalable micro-service solutions for serving machine learning models at scale

• Provide direction to the data science teams during the development and delivery of machine learning solutions, ensuring the solution fits with the enterprise architecture principles and guidelines.

• Establish standards, procedures, guidelines, and best practices related to machine learning solutions

• Operationalize and monitor machine learning models using MLOPS frameworks and technologies

• Stay updated on new products and relevant industry trends in the field of AI/ML


Who you are

• 3+ years in technology architect or engineering leadership roles

• 3+ years of experience in the field of Machine Learning, AI, Deep Learning

• 7+ years in hands-on experience in software engineering with depth in data and analytics & machine learning

• Experience in programming languages and scripting (Python, Scala), SQL, Bash

• Experience implementing AI/ML applications such as recommendations, forecasts, and sentiments using popular ML frameworks

• Strong understanding of AI/ML solution architecture, including experience with Infrastructure as code, AWS data & analytics and ML services, Big data technologies, relational databases, non-relation databases, real time data processing, container orchestration and DevOps

• Experience with MLOPS (model development, management, and deployment in production)

• Experience with backend web-service development

• IT Architect certification (AWS certified Solution Architect Associate / Professional or Machine Learning Specialty)


Tech you will use

• ML frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, Scikit-Learn, Spark-ML)

• AWS (IAM, S3, EMR, Glue, Sagemaker Studio, CloudWatch, Step Functions, AWS CDK, Kinesis)

• Python / Scala

• Spark, Hive, Presto

• MLFLOW / Sagemaker Studio

• MYSQL, Oracle

• Dynamo DB / Cassandra

• Kafka

• Kubernetes, Docker

• Jenkins, Airflow

• Flask, Spring boot


At adidas, we’re keen to increase our team’s diversity of backgrounds and skills, and we’re more interested in the work you will produce than that work you’ve already produced in the past. If you’d love to work with us, then we’d love to hear from you.

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Job Title:  Senior Machine Learning Architect

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Amsterdam
TEAM:  Global Operations
State:  NH
Country/Region:  NL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  431093
Date:  Jun 19, 2022