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.  



WEB&MOBILE is providing the technical solutions to the fast growth adidas digital business, we create the vision, design, build and operate everything related to adidas digital B2C and B2B business. This includes online stores for all markets, for different Frontend Touch Points e.g. web and mobile app, and everything related to digital marketing. On the same we build and operate our hype events platforms and digital retail. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Applies agreed standards and tools, to achieve well-engineered outcomes.  

  • Participates in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues' work. 

  • Develop and maintain highly scalable microservices that within the adidas Digital domain 

  • Be part of 24/7 DevOps support model 

  • Follow existing release process to enable developed features in live systems 

  • Engage with key stakeholders (business, markets, SREs, vendors …) 

  • Lead and mentor development team members 

  • Ensuring team code is compliant with code quality and standards 

  • Highlighting tech debt and ensuring it’s addressed in the roadmap 


What we are looking for: 

  1. Senior software engineer who will be leading a chapter of Software Engineers (direct reports) 

  2. Specific technical skills 

    • Proficient in JavaScript (NodeJS) development 

    • Knowledge of cloud technologies (preferably AWS) 

    • Good experience with data persistence, really great if you worked with SQL, noSQL and event sourcing. 

    • API development  

    • Knowledge of web software architectures - Client-server, Microservices, SOA  

    • Working experience in DevOps and QA methodologies and tools 

    • Familiar with Agile 

  3. Nice to have 

    • Understanding of and experience running stuff on Kubernetes  

    • Experience with providing technical documentation, handover trainings and technical guidelines 

    • Developed software in environment with event driven (streaming) component  

    • Kotlin knowledge 

    • Experience working with Salesforce Commerce cloud 

  4. Problem solving skills and hands on attitude 

  5. Eager to never stop learning. 

  6. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Fluent in English. 

  7. A Growth mindset with a high energy for change, a passion for sports and a strong sense of humor. 

  8. At least 7 years of working experience in IT related projects and University degree with a major in Computer Science or related fields. 


Main technologies we use:  

  • Languages: JavaScript (NodeJS). 

  • Frameworks: ExpressJS 

  • Container knowledge: Kubernetes, Docker 

  • Database: SQL, Aurora (MySQL and PostgreSQL), Elastic Search, Oracle 

  • CI/CD: Jenkins 

  • Platforms: Kafka, AWS, Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC), Fredhopper (FH) 

  • Agile methodologies/frameworks: Scrum/Kanban 



What we offer: 

  • You will join a team of talented and passionate engineers, with a lot of opportunities to grow and reach your expectations.  

  • You will be part of a highly engaged, multinational team with international career opportunities 

  • Individual development, training and a tech community 

  • Sport friendly environment and campus style work place 

  • Competitive salary, benefits 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:  255308