Software Engineer (m/f/d) SRE

Software Engineer DevOps – DIGITAL CREATION


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 Software Engineer/DevOps, 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. 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. 3+ years of experience in the below-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. Specific Technical skills:
    • Good knowledge about cloud architecture (preferably AWS).
    • Experience in architecting, designing and delivering enterprise IT solutions.
    • Experience with databases in both local and cloud.
    • Monitoring and alerting experience.
    • DevOps engineer with strong experience in container orchestration
    • Pipeline (CI/CD) management and optimization
  5. A Growth mindset with a high energy for change, a passion for sports and a strong sense of humor.
  6. Eager to never stop learning.
  7. Ability to work in highly complex projects on a global level.
  8. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  9. Fluent English skills (verbal and written).


Key Responsibilities:

  • You will join a team of talented and passionate engineers that will help adidas creating the best products for our consumers.
  • You will be part of the technical experts of the application stack as well as the underlying infrastructure and have direct responsibility for:
    • Support CI/CD pipeline implementation and integration to quality and security.
    • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation; evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
    • 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



  • Cloud solutions: AWS
  • Databases: Dynamo, Aurora, etc.
  • Monitoring and alerting: Cloud watch, ELK stack, Instana, etc.
  • CICD: Jenkins, AWS CDK, Terraform etc.
  • Messaging and Streaming frameworks: Kafka, SNS, etc.
  • Docker & Kubernetes
  • Scripting language: JavaScript, Python, BASH, etc.
  • Code quality/security analysis tools: SonarQube, Veracode, etc.


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 


To be the best sports company in the world, you need the best talents within your teams.
If you are 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 Engineer (m/f/d) SRE

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  SL
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  373828
Date:  Dec 3, 2021