Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization: The role of the Technology Consultant is responsible for the planning, installing and for the configuration of software solutions and systems. It is capable to support employees with specific applications and provides expert advisory. The role analyzes information systems of adidas and individualizes specific system solutions to meet the demand of the business.
The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience working with IBM Sterling and will focus on Omnichannel fulfillment within the IBM WebSOM and WebCOM applications. This Technology Consultant will act as a strong business partner in helping to design industry leading fulfillment processes (Click & Collect, Ship from Store, etc). We are looking for an open-minded and agile individual who will continuously improve data integrity between IBM Sterling, SAP and POS. As the IT and business landscape is ever-changing, the ideal candidate will be well versed in contributing to and guiding change management activities with stakeholders and teammates.
Key Responsibilities:Business analysis • Investigates operational needs and problems, and opportunities, contributing to the recommendation of improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes and organisation. • Assists in defining acceptance tests for these recommendations.
Requirements definition and management • Defines and manages scoping, requirements definition and prioritisation activities for small scale changes and assists with more complex change initiatives. • Follows agreed standards, applying appropriate techniques to elicit and document detailed requirements. • Provides constructive challenge to stakeholders as required. • Prioritises requirements and documents traceability to source. • Reviews requirements for errors and omissions. • Provides input to the requirements base-line. • Investigates, manages and applies authorised requests for changes to base-lined requirements, in line with change management policy.
Porting/software configuration • Assists in the configuration of software and equipment and the systems testing of platform-specific versions of one or more software products. • Documents faults, implements resolutions and retests to agreed standards.
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 4 years experience in IT
- 2 years of experience in relevant area
- Understanding of different cultures
- Participated in projects with people from other functions/markets