Senior Software Engineer - adidas Design Language

We believe that “through sports we have the power to change lives,” and we’re doing it every single day. adidas is one of the largest direct-to-consumer ecommerce companies in the world, and we happily take on the challenge of delighting billions of visitors. 

As individuals: we’re confident and creative. As a team: we’re collaborative and greater than the sum of our parts. 

We deeply value diversity and inclusion because we cherish each of our teammates and the breadth of perspectives they bring to the table. “Digital is a team sport,” and it takes the entire team to create the online store for the best sports brand in the world. 



  • You’ll join our adidas Design Language (aDL) team, leading the team of engineers that create the frontend component framework used by and other web experiences across the business. 

  • Work with engineers from across the web experience teams to ensure that they are up to date with the latest developments in aDL  

  • Work with product owners, design leads and engineering managers to define and refine the roadmap for our design system 

  • Write HTML, CSS/SASS and Javascript to create and update components within the design system. 

  • Maintain existing code by fixing bugs and refactoring problem areas 

  • Ensure code coverage and a11y best practices within aDL 

  • Adopt team-wide coding standards and follow best practices 

  • Invest time in personal growth and development by using online resources and receiving coaching from senior engineers 



We use very modern technologies and methodologies to prioritise developer experience and productivity while enabling us to produce fantastic results for our consumers. And we’re always open to new ideas and improvements. 

Our web application is written in TypeScript using React and Node.js. We use SASS for CSS construction and automation. We ensure the quality of our code meets our demanding standards by performing automated testing with Jest, Cypress and PERCY. 

Finally, all of our wonderful code is compiled and packaged up into Docker images by Jenkins CI/CD pipelines and deployed to our high availability Kubernetes clusters on AWS. 



  • Choice between MacBook Pro and Windows laptops 

  • Mobile smartphone 

  • The position is based in our Amsterdam office 

  • Great work-life balance with working from home agreement 

  • 28 days paid holidays per year 

  • Online and offline education resources, like Udemy and LinkedIn Learning 

  • Employee discount on adidas and Reebok products 

  • Commuter benefits 

  • Discounted lunch at the office 



Are you excited by the latest technologies? How about applying them at global scales? 

Are you passionate about producing the best e-commerce store in the world to deliver the best experience to our millions of consumers? 

Come be a part of our team of hands-on engineers who believe in testing and automating everything. We’re constantly learning, ever growing and always eager to do things better. 

Bring your depth of knowledge and experience and help us push the boundaries of today’s ecommerce and set the new limits of tomorrow’s. 



Not a problem. 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. 

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 - adidas Design Language

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Amsterdam
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  NH
Country/Region:  NL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  422529
Date:  Jun 20, 2022