Cloud Architect

Amsterdam | Netherlands | Information Technology

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

Cloud Architect Ecommerce(AMS) Our mission is to design and build the best online shopping experience for enthusiastic sports consumers around the globe and we are shaping the organization around agile product teams that own, lead, develop and maintain the digital experience at adidas.   We are looking for a Cloud Architect to join our agile teams. This is a great opportunity for everyone who has the desire to work with teams that are passionate about heavy loaded systems, automation, innovation and creating amazing customer experiences.

What you will do:

  • You will provide standards and guidelines for the design and development of integrated solutions.
  • As part of your role, you translate logical designs into physical/ technical product designs to be used for the product development and provide frameworks to guide and govern the design and development of integrated solutions.
  • You design structures and tools that allow meeting business requirements while considering target environment, existing systems, performance and security requirements.
  • You use appropriate tools, such as logical models of components and interfaces for the development of systems architectures.
  • You govern architecture decisions and guide the scrum team on physical design decisions.
  • You provide advice on technical aspects of system development and integration (including requests for changes, deviations from specifications, etc.).
  • You ensure correct application of digital/ technical strategies, policies, standards and practices.

What we are looking for:

  • A strong experience in developing or designing global web applications with an expertise in high availability, scalability and performance design
  • A good knowledge of web technologies, programming languages, frameworks and architecture patterns (i.e. C#, JAVA, NodeJS, Docker, Chef, Jenkins, CDN, AWS, etc.)
  • A working knowledge of the latest front-end development techniques (service-workers, web-components, web-sockets)
  • A start up mentality and passion about creating and running the software you build
  • Experience with agile methodologies

What we offer:

  • The possibility to change the existing way of working and a tangible impact on the strategy
  • A sport-friendly environment
  • An international environment with people coming from more than 70 different countries
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A huge discount on adidas and Reebok products
  • Flexible working hours

Check out the adidas developer portal to see our latest projects, platforms and tech stacks:  

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.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Cloud Architect
Team Information Technology
Brand adidas
Location Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
Number 178553
Position Type Full time
Date Jun-28, 2018
Relocation no

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Learn more about Amsterdam

Welcome to the Netherlands!

Get ready to build your career with one of the leading sporting goods companies in the world. When you join us in the Netherlands, you become a brand ambassador, living and breathing sport and a sporting lifestyle. The adidas culture in the Netherlands is best described as a high intensity group of problem solvers who aspire toward excellence and settle for nothing less. We are open, friendly, and hardworking and are known for our direct communications. Healthcare and education are a top priority in Dutch culture. Working here, you'll have an extensive choice of schools for your children and a wide range of affordable healthcare benefits. Additional adidas benefits include a pension plan, company sports, staff discount and much more.

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  • Next airport to the location AMS - Amsterdam Schiphol

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