Software Engineer - Yeezy

Portland | United States | Information Technology

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

  • Develops information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions.

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.

Requirement and Definition 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.

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.

Testing

  • Ensure Test coverage on the written code is high.
  • Identifies and reports issues and risks associated with own work.
  • Address Testing errors reported as per priorities.
  • Work with QA to enhance the quality of the deliverables.

System Integration and Build

  • Support for E2E testing and addressing the issues reported in a timely fashion.
  • Well integrated development process for CI/CD.

Operational Activities

  • Uses the tools and techniques for specific areas of release and deployment activities.
  • Support daily releases and ensure this process is not broken.
  • Identifies and resolves issues with applications, following agreed procedures.
  • Ensure traceability and troubleshooting is easy.
  • Proactive problem identification using monitoring tools.

Release and deployment

  • Uses the tools and techniques for specific areas of release and deployment activities.
  • Administers the recording of activities, logging of results and documents technical activity undertaken.
  • May carry out early life support activities such as providing support advice to initial users.

Application support

  • Identifies and resolves issues with applications, following agreed procedures.
  • Uses application management software and tools to collect agreed performance statistics.
  • Carries out agreed applications maintenance tasks.

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

  1. Four-year college or university degree with focus on Business Administration or IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. Proficient spoken and written command of English
  3. At least 5-year experience in IT
  4. 2 years of experience in relevant area
  5. 1 year of experience in team management
  6. Understanding of different culture
  7. Participated in projects with people from other functions/markets
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The Facts

Jobtitle Software Engineer - Yeezy
Team Information Technology
Brand adidas
City Portland
Location United States
Number 195368
Position Type Full time
Date May-01, 2019
Relocation yes

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