Global VP IT Infrastructure (m/f/d)


We believe that through sport, we have the power to change lives. To change lives, we must build directrelationships with our consumers and to do this we need the very best IT foundation in place.


Our Global VP IT Infrastructure will leverage deep technology expertise bringing our IT Infrastructure to the next level. This will include responsibility for Digital Workplaces, Retail, Showrooms, Distribution Centres and for the organisation of our global services. In this role you will be leading a global team of +150 people across our IT locations and take responsibility for the foundation delivery and operation of our sophisticated and cutting-edge IT Infrastructure. This person will act as a sparring partner and technology counterpart to all related IT and business areas within adidas on global level.



  • You will be head of our IT Infrastructure department, responsible fortechnical design and architecture, translating strategic direction into highperformingand scalable platform solutions
  • You lead and inspire an organization of +150 tech professionals acrossmultiple locations to continuously improve quality and velocity across multiple products and services
  • Accountability for our digital workplace management and Retail IT Infrastructure
  • Lead vendor and platform management at a significant scale with the right external support and our proprietary technology stack
  • Strong collaboration, especially with Platform Engineering and EnterpriseArchitecture, to support our technology enablement and our ongoing IT transformation



  • Strong technical knowledge and background, ideally with software-based Infrastructure and retail industry experience Leadership experience in a technical advanced and high paced IT environment
  • Strong vision regarding IT Transformation to bring the organisation on the next level
  • 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 and a clear vision of next-generation IT Infrastructure (NGI).



You will join us as a full team member enriching our team and capabilities to even better push forward with more projects to make adidas a better place. Together and individually we

will use, contribute and release the product led IT of tomorrow. You will be working in a flexible and family friendly environments. We have options for child care, fitness, nearby

airport (NUE), on site canteen, nice campus, and other benefits that you’ll love

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:  Global VP IT Infrastructure (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  242009