VP Global e-com Engineering - Location Amsterdam or Herzogenaurach (m/d/f)



“The most important store we have in the world is .com” Kasper Rørsted/CEO of Adidas


We believe that through sport, we have the power to change lives. To change lives, we must build direct relationships with our consumers. And the best way to create these kinds of relationships is through our digital channels.


#adidoescode is what we believe. With that, the VP for Global E-com Engineering/ IT Web & Mobile, leverages deep technology expertise in powering all our digital consumer touchpoints: our multi-billion global e-comm store, our mobile app ecosystem, our consumer engagement channels, as well as all the service layers, platforms and associated operations. 

In this role you will be leading a global high-caliber team of +300 people across our Engineering locations and take responsibility for the architecture, delivery and operation of our sophisticated and cutting-edge consumer experience ecosystem.


This person will act as a sparring partner and technology counterpart to the respective product area owners in our Digital team working in a fully product led and Agile manner.




  • You will be head of technical design and system architecture, translating strategic direction into high-performing and scalable platform solutions to drive our digital transformation
  • You lead and inspire an organization of +300 tech professionals across multiple locations to continuously improve quality and velocity across multiple products
  • Accountability for our Digital Transformation on the tech side including Business Process Improvement, Systems Development Management, System Design and User Experience Design
  • Lead vendor and platform management at a significant scale with the right external support and our proprietary technology stack with SaaS and PaaS solutions
  • Evolve our operational excellence, SRE and DevOps capabilities to drive an industry-leading, high-performing and high-availability customer experience



  • Strong technical knowledge and background, ideally with software engineering and mobile app development
  • Leadership experience in a technical advanced and high paced IT environment
  • Experience in technically delivering high volume/high business “.com”/Ecommerce platforms
  • Clear understanding on technical product management / Product led IT organization
  • Demonstrates a very high level of confidence and collaboration by setting high expectations for personal and team performance
  • Has the desire to learn and grow as a leader and the ability inspire and empower others to deliver and contribute
  • Strong understanding of the marketing technology landscape /MarTech as it relates to consumer engagement and digital marketing


 Amsterdam or Herzogenaurach are both possible locations to work from. 

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:  VP Global e-com Engineering - Location Amsterdam or Herzogenaurach (m/d/f)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  264212
Date:  Oct 20, 2020