Senior Software Engineer .com Post Sales & Re-Engage (m/f/d)

Date posted:
Company: Adidas
Location: Herzogenaurach (BY), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Part of Web & Mobile and with focus on .com Post Sales and Re-Engage, develops information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

Specialist advice

  • Actively maintains recognised expert level knowledge in one or more identifiable specialisms.
  • Provides definitive and expert advice in their specialist area(s).
  • 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.
  • Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within 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 road mapping and the sharing of knowledge and insights.

Systems development management

  • Defines systems development projects which support the organisation’s objectives and plans.
  • Selects, adopts and adapts appropriate systems development methods, tools and techniques selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.
  • Ensures that senior management is both aware of and able to provide the required resources.
  • Facilitates availability and optimum utilisation of resources.
  • Monitors and reports on the progress of development projects, ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with agreed architectures, standards, methods and procedures (including secure software development).
  • Develops road maps to communicate future development activity.

Systems 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.

Software design

  • Designs software components and modules using appropriate modelling techniques following agreed software design standards, patterns and methodology.
  • Creates and communicates multiple design views to identify and balance the concerns of all stakeholders of the software design and to allow for both functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Identifies and evaluates alternative design options and trade-offs.
  • Recommends designs which take into account target environment, performance security requirements and existing systems.
  • Reviews, verifies and improves own designs against specifications.
  • Leads reviews of others’ designs.
  • Models, simulates or prototypes the behaviour of proposed software to enable approval by stakeholders, and effective construction of the software.
  • Verifies software design by constructing and applying appropriate methods.

Programming/software development

  • 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.

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

  • 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).
  • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements.
  • Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.
  • Specifies requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.
  • Interprets, executes and documents complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards.
  • Records and analyses actions and results and maintains a defect register.
  • Reviews test results and modifies tests if necessary.
  • Provides reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project.
  • Reports on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.
  • Provides specialist advice to support others.

System integration and build

  • Provides technical expertise to enable the configuration of software, other system components and equipment for systems testing.
  • Collaborates with technical teams to develop and agree system integration plans and report on progress.
  • Defines complex/new integration builds.
  • Ensures that integration test environments are correctly configured.
  • Designs, performs and reports results of tests of the integration build.
  • Identifies and documents system integration components for recording in the configuration management system.
  • Recommends and implements improvements to processes and tools.

Availability management

  • Contributes to the availability management process and its operation and performs defined availability management tasks.
  • Analyses service and component availability, reliability, maintainability and serviceability.
  • Ensures that services and components meet and continue to meet all of their agreed performance targets and service levels.
  • Implements arrangements for disaster recovery and documents recovery procedures.
  • Conducts testing of recovery procedures.

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.

Application support

  • Maintains application support processes, and checks that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures.
  • Uses application management software and tools to investigate issues, collect performance statistics and create reports.

Relationship management

  • Implements stakeholder engagement/communications plan.
  • Deals with problems and issues, managing resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection and dissemination of relevant information.
  • Collects and uses feedback from customers and stakeholders to help measure effectiveness of stakeholder management.
  • Helps develop and enhance customer and stakeholder relationships.

Key Relationships:

  • Tech organization
  • Respective business function (GOPS, Finance, HR, Brand Marketing, Wholesale/Retail)
  • HR Management
  • Controlling

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: