Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Node.js)

At adidas, our love for sport drives who we are and what we do. But just as a ball is more than leather and thread, and a show more than padding and plastic, we are bigger than our products. We don't just work to create faster shoes and lighter fabrics. We strive to help athletes everywhere perform their best. We believe that it's hard work inventing the future of sport, and that's why we love it; that when you push your limits, you make it possible for others to push theirs.
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 building direct relationships is through Digital.



One way to reach this goal is through Mobile apps designed inside of adidas, where the backend and DevOps team supports performance and quality of the apps, ensuring security for the user as well as inspiring and empowering them with different features.
With millions of users we need to try to reach perfection. Each millisecond counts.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer - Node.js to join our team of engineers in Zaragoza.
As a member of our team you will use your experience as a Software Engineer to improve our backend solution based on microservices that support millions of users constantly.


Key Responsibilities:


  • You will join a team of talented and passionate engineers that will help adidas deliver the best products for our Digital Consumers.
  • You will be part of the technical experts of the application stack as well as the underlying infrastructure and have direct responsibility for:
    • Backend application development.
    • Data integration across different platforms and domains.
    • DevOps across different Consumer Engagement Areas.
    • QA excellence, specifically automatic testing (performance, functional, smoke, …).
    • Continuous integration, automated testing and automatic deployment to ensure frequent and reliable releases with minimum downtime.
    • Highest application scalability, performance and stability.
  • You will help stablish and overlook guardrails for backend capabilities and processes for your area and will ensure the highest quality in the deliverables, defining the coding and design guidelines to follow and ensuring they are applied in your domain.


What we are looking for:


  1. Digital Native, with a passion for latest technology and consumer value delivery. Have a startup mentality and be passionate about creating and running the software you build.
  2. College/University degree with a major in Computer Science or related fields.
  3. At least 7 years of experience in IT (5 years of experience in relevant area).
  4. 2 years of experience of team management.
  5. Specific Technical skills:
    • DevOps engineer with strong experience in container orchestration.
    • Having a DevOps mindset and being familiar with QA methodologies.
    • High knowledge about cloud solutions.
    • Experience with databases in both local and cloud.
    • Strong capability to manage Edge cache and CDN solutions.
    • Monitoring and alerting experience.
    • Pipeline (CI/CD) management and optimization.
  6. A Growth mindset with a high energy for change, a passion for sports and a strong sense of humor.
  7. Eager to never stop learning.
  8. Ability to work in highly complex projects on a global level.
  9. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially when interacting and collaborating with different levels of business and external vendors.
  10. Fluent English skills (verbal and written).




  • Languages: Typescript
  • Frameworks: NodeJS, ExpressJS
  • Container knowledge: Kubernetes, Docker
  • Database: Relational and non-relational
  • Agile Methodologies: Scrum/Kanban
  • In-depth knowledge of test automation tools


What we offer:

  • Be part of one of the highest performance team in adidas
  • You will be part of a highly engaged, multinational with international career opportunities
  • Individual development, training and a tech community
  • Sport friendly environment, great work-life balance and flexibility
  • Competitive salary, benefits and valuable discounts on adidas & Reebok products


To be the best sports company in the world, you need the best talents within your teams.
If you are 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:  Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Node.js)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Zaragoza
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  Z
Country/Region:  ES
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  253548
Date:  Nov 24, 2021