IAM Engineer Hybrid Identity (IT InfoSec, IAM)


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.



IAM Engineer: Hybrid Identity (AD/Azure AD)



The selection, design, justification, implementation and operation of controls and management strategies to maintain the security, confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, and relevant compliance of information systems.

Responsible for setting the direction to build and support foundational, reliable identity platforms that all other platforms and products at adidas will be based on, through technical leadership, efficient service and project management and strong collaboration with other IT and Business teams.

As a key member of the adidas Infosec team you actively contribute to the protection of our data and drive operational effectiveness & efficiencies.


Key Responsibilities: Information security – Identity and Access Management

  • Provides advice and guidance on security strategies to manage Active Directory and Azure Active Directory.
  • Manage Azure AD Connect Synchronization Service which aligns on premise identities with cloud identities.
  • Analyze and plan phased Active Directory domain consolidation and migration to the new secure administration model.
  • Define and work continuously on services improvements in Active Directory and Azure Active Directory.
  • You have experience in deploying and operating systems based on Tiering Model.
  • You have knowledge of different authentication protocols (SSO) such as OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML 2.0, Kerberos, NTLM.
  • Knowledge of identity and access management platforms and governance principles.
  • Define the Operational Tasks that the Operation Team would have to implement.
  • Contributes to the overall IAM Security posture in the Product area.




  • You will bring your ideas to life in a buzzing environment of highly engaged, multinational agile team, who at their core build game changing IAM products. Right there with you! 
  • You will be part of a skilled team that works on complex IAM challenges.
  • You will work on the transition from on-prem AD to Azure AD.
  • You will fix confirmed access vulnerabilities in alignment with the other product teams.
  • You will engage with key stakeholders (DevOps teams, product owners, Product leads).
  • You will consult and coordinate IAM related consultancies in the product.
  • You will work with the hybrid Microsoft IAM platform, having all resources available to help developing the product, even with direct contact to the Microsoft product Group.
  • You will understand your area of the product with all its integrations.
  • You will be continuously learning the latest tech from internal trainings, experienced colleagues, conferences, and other training resources.
  • You will follow existing release process to enable developed features in live systems  





  • 3+ years of demonstrated successful and progressive experience in IT, including experience directly with Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Azure AD Connect, IDP (Identity Provider), SSO, Tiering Model, System Hardening.
  • Knowledge and experience of how to secure Active Directory e.g., with a Tiering model or PIM (Privileged Identity Management) for Azure AD.
  • MCSE or MS Exam SC-300 is a big plus.
  • Self-organized, target oriented and structured way of working.
  • Comfortable working in an area that dynamically changes and constantly evolves. 
  • Experience & preference to work in a global, diverse, and inclusive organization
  • Motivation to never stop learning in Cyber Security and IAM digital domain. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Fluent in English. 
  • College or university degree with focus on IT or equivalent. 




  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory
  • Microsoft Azure AD Connect, PowerShell
  • Authentication protocols SAML, OIDC (OpenID Connect), OAuth 2.0, Kerberos, NTLM




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



You will be part of a strategic program for adidas with a lot of opportunities to grow and reach your goals. Together and individually, we will fuel consumer obsession through latest technology. You will be working in a flexible and family friendly environment with open culture. 




Check out the adidas developer portal to see our latest projects, platforms, and tech stacks: https://adidas.github.io







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:  IAM Engineer Hybrid Identity (IT InfoSec, IAM)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Zaragoza
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  Z
Country/Region:  ES
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  388388
Date:  Jun 29, 2022