Colombia South America

Platform Engineer 2

Date: March 2019 Page 1 of 3 Platform Engineer Area: adidas IT Subsidiary/Country: Germany Location: Herzogenaurach GSMS Grade: M4 Number of Personnel Managed: see most recent Org Chart Cost Center/Budget and/or Revenue Responsibility: tbd Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization: The role builds, operates and improves commonly required capabilities to create and run applications in a modern way. Supports and consults business IT teams about the usage of these platform(s) and services to focus on delivering value at high speed. Key Responsibilities: Specialist advice • Actively maintains knowledge in one or more identifiable specialisms. • Provides detailed and specific advice regarding the application of their specialism(s) to the organisation’s planning and operations. Recognises and identifies the boundaries of their own specialist knowledge. • Collaborates with other specialists, where appropriate, to ensure advice given is appropriate to the needs of the organisation. Emerging Technology Monitoring • Supports monitoring of the external environment and assessment of emerging technologies to evaluate the potential impacts, threats and opportunities to the organisation. • Contributes to the creation of reports, technology roadmapping and the sharing of knowledge and insights. Programming/Software Engineering • Designs, codes, verifies, tests, documents, amends and refactors complex programs/scripts and integration software services. • Contributes to selection of the software development approach for projects, selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. • Applies agreed standards and tools, to achieve well-engineered outcomes. • Participates in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues’ work. Date: March 2019 Page 2 of 3 System Design • Designs components using appropriate modelling techniques following agreed architectures, design standards, patterns and methodology. • Identifies and evaluates alternative design options and trade-offs. • Creates multiple design views to address the concerns of the different stakeholders of the architecture and to handle both functional and non-functional requirements. • Models, simulates or prototypes the behaviour of proposed systems components to enable approval by stakeholders. • Produces detailed design specification to form the basis for construction of systems. Reviews, verifies and improves own designs against specifications. Database Design • Develops and maintains specialist knowledge of database and data warehouse concepts, design principles, architectures, software and facilities. • Assesses proposed changes to object/data structures, in order to evaluate alternative options. • Implements physical database designs to support transactional data requirements for performance and availability. • Implements data warehouse designs that support demands for business intelligence and data analytics. Testing • Reviews requirements and specifications, and defines test conditions. • Designs test cases and test scripts under own direction, mapping back to pre-determined criteria, recording and reporting outcomes. • Analyses and reports test activities and results. • Identifies and reports issues and risks associated with own work. Systems integration and build • Defines the software modules needed for an integration build and produces a build definition for each generation of the software. • Accepts completed software modules, ensuring that they meet defined criteria. • Produces software builds from software source code for loading onto target hardware. • Configures the hardware and software environment as required by the system being integrated. Produces integration test specifications, conducts tests and records and reports on outcomes. • Diagnoses faults and records and reports on the results of tests. Produces system integration reports. Porting/software configuration • Configures software and equipment and tests platform-specific versions of one or more software products. • Reports the outcome of testing and identifies potential improvements to the process and to the software products according to agreed designs and standards. Date: March 2019 Page 3 of 3 Service level management • Performs defined tasks to monitor service delivery against service level agreements and maintains records of relevant information. • 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. Release and deployment • Assesses and analyses release components. Provides input to scheduling. • 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. Ensures release processes and procedures are maintained. If required: People Management / Resource Management: • May be involved and gives some input on hiring Transition decisions • Ensures appropriate leadership skills are present at every level through creating a motivational and supportive work environment in which employees are coached, trained and provided with career opportunities through development • Allocates the different work to the respective employees considering experience, complexity, workload and organizational efficiency • 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. • Provides team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs and GIT objectives Key Relationships: • Global IT • Respective business function (GOPS, Finance, HR, Brand Marketing, Wholesale/Retail) • HR Management • Controlling Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: • Four-year college or university degree with focus on Business Administration or IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience • Proficient spoken and written command of English • At least 5-year experience in IT • 2 years of experience in relevant area • 1 year of experience in team management • Understanding of different culture • Participated in projects with people from other functions/markets

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