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Senior Platform Engineer

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">The role builds, operates and improves commonly required capabilities to create and run applications in a modern way.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Supports and consults business IT teams about the usage of these platform(s) and services to focus on delivering value at high speed.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Key Responsibilities:

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Specialist advice

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Actively maintains recognised expert level knowledge in one or more identifiable specialisms.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Provides definitive and expert advice in their specialist area(s).
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Oversees the provision of specialist advice by others, consolidates expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within the organisation.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Emerging Technology Monitoring

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Supports monitoring of the external environment and assessment of emerging technologies to evaluate the potential impacts, threats and opportunities to the organisation.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Contributes to the creation of reports, technology roadmapping and the sharing of knowledge and insights.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Programming/Software Development

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Designs, codes, verifies, tests, documents, amends and refactors complex programs/scripts and integration software services.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Contributes to selection of the software development approach for projects, selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Applies agreed standards and tools, to achieve well-engineered outcomes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Participates in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues' work.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">System Design

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Designs components using appropriate modelling techniques following agreed architectures, design standards, patterns and methodology.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Identifies and evaluates alternative design options and trade-offs.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Creates multiple design views to address the concerns of the different stakeholders of the architecture and to handle both functional and non-functional requirements.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Models, simulates or prototypes the behaviour of proposed systems components to enable approval by stakeholders.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Produces detailed design specification to form the basis for construction of systems.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Reviews, verifies and improves own designs against specifications.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Database Design

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Develops and maintains specialist knowledge of database and data warehouse concepts, design principles, architectures, software and facilities.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Assesses proposed changes to object/data structures, in order to evaluate alternative options.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Implements physical database designs to support transactional data requirements for performance and availability.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Implements data warehouse designs that support demands for business intelligence and data analytics.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Testing

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Accepts responsibility for creation of test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications (such as reliability, efficiency, usability, maintainability and portability).
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Specifies requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Interprets, executes and documents complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Records and analyses actions and results, and maintains a defect register.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Reviews test results and modifies tests if necessary.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Provides reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Reports on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Provides specialist advice to support others.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Systems integration and build

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Provides technical expertise to enable the configuration of software, other system components and equipment for systems testing.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Collaborates with technical teams to develop and agree system integration plans and report on progress.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Defines complex/new integration builds.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Ensures that integration test environments are correctly configured.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Designs, performs and reports results of tests of the integration build.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Identifies and documents system integration components for recording in the configuration management system.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Recommends and implements improvements to processes and tools.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Porting/software configuration

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Configures software and equipment and tests platform-specific versions of one or more software products.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Reports the outcome of testing and identifies potential improvements to the process and to the software products according to agreed designs and standards.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Availability management

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Contributes to the availability management process and its operation and performs defined availability management tasks.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Analyses service and component availability, reliability, maintainability and serviceability.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Ensures that services and components meet and continue to meet all of their agreed performance targets and service levels.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Implements arrangements for disaster recovery and documents recovery procedures.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Conducts testing of recovery procedures.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Service level management

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Performs defined tasks to monitor service delivery against service level agreements and maintains records of relevant information.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Analyses service records against agreed service levels regularly to identify actions required to maintain or improve levels of service, and initiates or reports these actions.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Release and deployment

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Assesses and analyses release components. Provides input to scheduling.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Carries out the builds and tests in coordination with testers and component specialists maintaining and administering the tools and methods – manual or automatic - and ensuring, where possible, information exchange with configuration management.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Ensures release processes and procedures are maintained.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Capacity management

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Monitors service component capacity and initiates actions to resolve any shortfalls according to agreed procedures.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Applies techniques to control the demand upon a particular resource or service.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Contributes to capacity modelling and planning.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Supports the design of service component capacity.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Relationship management

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Implements stakeholder engagement/communications plan.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Deals with problems and issues, managing resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection and dissemination of relevant information.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Collects and uses feedback from customers and stakeholders to help measure effectiveness of stakeholder management.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Helps develop and enhance customer and stakeholder relationships.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">If required:<span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">  People Management / Resource Management:

 

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Is involved in recruiting process and proposes support for hiring decision and pre-selection of candidates
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Allocates the different work to the respective employees considering experience, complexity, workload and organizational efficiency
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Continuously monitors and evaluates team workload and organizational efficiency with the support of IT systems, data and analysis and team feedback and makes appropriate changes to meet business needs.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Provides team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs and GIT objectives

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Key Relationships:

 

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Global IT
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Respective business function (GOPS, Finance, HR, Brand Marketing, Wholesale/Retail)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">HR Management
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Controlling

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Four-year college or university degree with focus on Business Administration or IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Proficient spoken and written command of English
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">At least 7-year experience in IT
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">5 years of experience in relevant area
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">2 years of experience in team management
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Strong understanding & knowledge of regional and global market landscape and the respective customer 
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"AdihausDIN",sans-serif">Managed critical elements and cross functional and regional projects

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Job Title:  Senior Platform Engineer

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  31
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  277532
Date:  Nov 20, 2020