Senior Solution Architect (m/f/d) - Brand & Creation Technologies

Your Team

The Digital Creation program aims to digitize the entire product design and creation process in adidas by building/providing/integrating/connecting innovative 3D tools and solutions. By establishing an end-to-end design to production process based on 3D data, we will unleash new creative potential in product creation and, at the same time, streamline processes by enabling better communication and decision making.


Your Role

In your role as a senior solution architect, you will directly contribute to adidas’ Digital Creation initiative and work closely with the adidas product innovation department. You will be responsible for the design, architecture, and delivery of industry leading cloud solutions for technologies like adidas4D or our in-house data and workflow management tools. You will collaborate closely with other architects and engineers to ensure IT solutions are in line with the overall architecture and strategy of our platforms. Supporting the development teams by introducing dev-ops best practices will also be part of your day-to-day work.


      What we are looking for

  1. 4-year college/university degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or a related field
  2. At least 7-year experience in IT, with a focus on software engineering, dev-ops or architecture
  3. 2+ years in working with cloud solutions (preferably AWS)
  4. 2+ years of experience in solution architecture
  5. Ability to read, write and review code in JavaScript, Python, Java, etc.
  6. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  7. Problem solving skills and hands on attitude
  8. Fluent English skills (verbal and written)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design technical solutions according to business requirements, collaborating with other architects and engineers to ensure solutions are in line with the overall architecture and strategy of our platforms.
  • Facilitate technical discussions with business and IT counterparts throughout all phases of an initiative
  • Bring best practices from research to influence the Product Owners in evolving our cloud solutions to the next level.
  • Ensure the quality of the product is always maintained by adhering to adidas architecture guardrails.
  • Participate in IT platform evaluation and blueprinting.
  • Produce proof of concepts where required to evaluate or demonstrate solutions.
  • Create multiple design views to address the concerns of the different stakeholders and to handle separately functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Collaborate in reviews of work with others.


What we offer:

  • You will be part of a company where quality, innovation and continuous improvement are core principles of our culture.
  • 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 products 


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 (m/f/d) - Brand & Creation Technologies

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  372269
Date:  Nov 3, 2021