Software Engineer - Backend

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.




Being part of a team of Software Engineers you will drive the agile transformation and technical delivery of Consumer Engagement & Traffic Domain (Digital IT). In your day by day work with the delivery team you will be the expert on Backend technologies, Data Integration, Operational competence and Development and drive highest standards in an ever evolving technical system environment at edge of technology in cloud, mobile, big-data, social and digital.


Key Responsibilities


  • You will join a team of talented and passionate engineers that will help adidas deliver the best products for our Digital Consumers.
  • You will be part of the technical experts of the application stack as well as the underlying. infrastructure and have direct responsibility for:
    • Backend application development.
    • Data integration across different platforms and domains.
    • DevOps across different Consumer Engagement Areas.
    • QA excellence, specifically automatic testing (performance, functional, smoke, …).
    • Continuous integration, automated testing and automatic deployment to ensure frequent and reliable releases with minimum downtime.
    • Highest application scalability, performance and stability.
  • You will help stablish and overlook guardrails for backend capabilities and processes for your area and will ensure the highest quality in the deliverables, defining the coding and design guidelines to follow and ensuring they are applied in your domain.


What we offer


  • You will be part of a highly engaged, multinational team with international career opportunities.
  • Individual development, training and a tech community.
  • Sport friendly environment and campus style work place.
  • Competitive salary, benefits and 44% discount on adidas & Reebok products.


Tech used:

  • Languages: Java 8.
  • Frameworks: Spring Boot, Kafka, SNS, Event Hub.
  • Container knowledge: Kubernetes, Docker.
  • Database: SQL, NoSQL and AWS.
  • CI/CD: Jenkins.
  • Agile methodologies: Scrum/Kanban.


What we are looking for:


  1. Digital Native, with a passion for latest technology and consumer value delivery. Have a startup mentality and be passionate about creating and running the software you build.
  2. 6+ years experience of the above mentioned technologies and College/University degree with a major in Computer Science or related fields.
  3. Having a DevOps mindset and being familiar with QA methodologies.
  4. A Growth mindset with a high energy for change, a passion for sports and a strong sense of humor.
  5. Eager to never stop learning.
  6. Ability to work in highly complex projects on a global level.
  7. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially when interacting and collaborating with different levels of business and external vendors.
  8. Fluent English skills (verbal and written).


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 Engineer - Backend

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Zaragoza
TEAM:  Engineering
State:  Z
Country/Region:  ES
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  223371