Senior Solution Architect (Backend - Checkout) - Commerce Capabilities

We believe that “through sports we have the power to change lives,” and we are 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 are confident and creative. As a team: we are 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. 
•    Design end to end technical solutions for adidas and Reebok online stores used around the world 
•    Act as a specialist IT counterpart to our Product Leads
•    Facilitate technical discussions and bridge the gap between the IT and business worlds 
•    Bring best practices from research to influence the Product Owners in evolving the stack to the next level. 
•    Break through silos and design solutions that span multiple systems and organizational boundaries
•    Ensure that our ever-evolving landscape remains in line with our Architecture Guardrails 
•    Create proof-of-concept applications to demonstrate solutions or ideas 
•    Collaborate closely with engineers to have new features and improvements implemented 
•    Invest time in personal growth and development by using online resources and receiving coaching from senior architects 
We use very modern technologies and methodologies to prioritize developer experience and productivity while enabling us to produce fantastic results for our consumers. And we are always open to innovative ideas and improvements. 
We run a micro-service architecture providing access to all of commerce capabilities. Our checkout services are written in several different languages such as Typescript/Node and Reactive Java. We are event driven where possible and rely on well-defined API’s for point-to-point integrations.  
All our wonderful code is compiled and packaged up into Docker images by Jenkins CI/CD pipelines and deployed to our high availability Kubernetes clusters. 
What we are looking for:
•    Four-year college or university degree with focus on IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Proficient spoken and written command of English
•    At least 10 years’ experience in IT with a background in engineering
•    2 years of experience in Solution/Technical/Application Architecture
•    Understanding of different cultures
•    Participated in projects with people from other functions/markets
•    12-month contract and then, indefinite contract
•    Choice between MacBook Pro and Windows laptops 
•    Mobile smartphone 
•    Flexibility to work from home or the newly renovated Amsterdam headquarters (when restrictions are lifted) 
•    28 days paid holidays per year 
•    Online and offline education resources, like Udemy and LinkedIn Learning 
•    On-site gym 
•    Employee discount on adidas and Reebok 
•    Collective insurance discount 
•    Commuter benefits 
•    Discounted lunch at the office 
Are you excited about the latest technologies? How about applying them on a global scale? 
Are you genuinely passionate about producing high-quality, scalable, and observable applications and proud to share your hard work with family and friends? 
Be a part of our team of hands-on engineers who believe in testing and automating everything. We are constantly learning, ever growing and always eager to do things better. 
It is ok if some of the technology or terminology mentioned here are new for you. We will happily teach you. We are looking for people with well-rounded experience in everything to do with the web. 
At adidas, we are keen to increase our team’s diversity of backgrounds and skills, and we are more interested in the work you will produce than that work you have already produced in the past. If you would love to work with us, then we would 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 Solution Architect (Backend - Checkout) - Commerce Capabilities

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Amsterdam
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  NH
Country/Region:  NL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  367928
Date:  Nov 21, 2021