Software Developer - Backend (Java)

At adidas, 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 this process is through Digital. 


Software Developer - Backend



Our tech hub in Zaragoza is providing the technical solutions to the fast growth adidas digital business. We create the vision, design, build and operate everything related to digital B2C business, or internal solutions, for adidas. From online web and mobile stores, to digital marketing, to internal products used during product creation lifecycle. 

Customer is at the core of everything we do. We have the tremendous responsibility of creating the new, building premium experiences for our users. Our IT teams are continuously looking for creativity, perfection, and also satisfaction. 

Become a crucial part of an Agile Software Engineering team, by jumping in, and working together to create the future developing game-changing software. 

Are you ready to live adidas experience? 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Join an international team of talented and passionate engineers developing a cloud native platform.
  • Be part of a technical team and have a responsibility for:
  • Backend application design and development to integrate data from different sources through Kafka and expose through a set of feature rich APIs.
  • Backend application design and development to handle cross-cutting concerns: security, audit, etc.
  • Continuous integration and delivery using Jenkins and Kubernetes platform as services orchestrator.
  • Work with business stakeholders to integrate and expose requested data.
  • Operate the data streaming platform.


What we are looking for: 

  1. College or university degree with focus on IT or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  1. Min. 3 years of IT experience. (2 years for Junior Software Developer). 

  1. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Fluent English skills (verbal and written). 

  1. Required technical skills: 

  • Required solid knowledge in Java (Java 8 or higher) and SpringBoot.  

  • Hands-on experience with microservices (design, development and deployment) and application scalability and performance. 

  • Experience designing and implementing REST APIs. 

  1. Nice to have technical skills: 

  • Experience with synchronous and asynchronous communication paradigms. 

  • Experience with continuous integration (CI/CD toolset). 

  • Experience with cloud platforms (preferred AWS). 

  1. DevOps mindset: ownership of IT process from development/testing to deployment phase. 

  1. Problem solving skills and hands-on attitude. 

  1. Experience working in agile teams (Scrum/Kanban). 

  1. Growth mindset, continuous learning, always growing and improving.  


Main technologies we use: 

  • Languages (required): Java 8+ , SQL, Shell Scrit, JavaScript
  • Frameworks (required): Spring and SpringBoot
  • Other frameworks: Akka.
  • Container orchestration: Kubernetes, Docker.
  • Databases: SQL and NoSQL, Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra.
  • Search engines: ElasticSearch.
  • CI/CD: Jenkins.
  • Observability: ELK stack, Grafana.
  • Events: Kafka.
  • Cloud platforms: AWS.
  • Agile methodologies: Scrum/Kanban.


What we offer: 

  • Be part of a company where digital transformation, innovation and continuous improvement are core principles of our culture. 

  • Join a team of talented and passionate engineers, with a lot of opportunities to learn, grow and reach your expectations.  

  • Individual development, training and a tech community. 

  • Sport friendly environment, great work-life balance and flexibility. 

  • Competitive salary, benefits and valuable discounts on adidas & Reebok products.   


To be the best sports company in the world, you need the best talents within your teams. 

Do you have experience, or want to learn all the technologies we use? Are you 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:  Software Developer - Backend (Java)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Zaragoza
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  Z
Country/Region:  ES
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  349967
Date:  Jul 21, 2021