Role Description :
This role is part of the GBS Manufacturing Services organizationand in the IT function. This role reportsto the GBS Manufacturing Services IT Platform Owner.
The Platform Engineer is specialized in theManufacturing Services Platforms (e.g., Proficy) and related Application Componentsfor that platform.
For the given scopethe Engineer establishes the right design, leads the engineering work, ownschange management and acts as an escalation point for Operations.
KeyResponsibilities / Activities
Key Responsibilities of the Platform Engineer
Platform Engineers work with Application Engineers to definetechnical feasibility to meet the required business needs.
Lead the platformchange management and evergreen strategy.
Work directlywith the primary software providers in driving P&G innovation needs, andleverageing new capabilities delivered by releases of the software.
Ensures theproper versions, patches, and hotfixes are applied to address known issues andcapability gaps
Ensures theinnovation designs for a specific platform / application / solution are technicallyconsistent, are leveraging common objects / configurations where possible, arepreventing unneeded custom programming, and are properly leveraging theplatform components.
Accountable forapproval of all change requests that require changes to the underlyingtechnologies or software applications
Level supportescalation ownership of Problem tickets and accountable for their resolution
Ensures theplatform is capable of supporting new solutions, increase the functionality ofexisting solutions, increase the data growth, or any other changes that couldincrease the processing or storage requirements of the platform.
Ensure properlicenses are maintained for service tools (MSDN, JAVA, ETC) and serviceplatforms (Proficy, SQL Server, Windows Server, etc).
Manages theDevelopment Lab and training lab environment. Manages requests for newdevelopment and testing environments, ensures the environments are availablefor the development / testing teams and the training environment is setup tosupport a specific training course.
Accountable for ensuring the underlyinginfrastructure is properly functioning, capable of delivering projected requests,and fully supported by appropriate contractors.
Responsible forthe health and management of the tools to monitor the health of the productioninfrastructure. Ensures the alerts are propertly routed to the supportteam / organization responsible for resolution.
Provides escalation capabilitiesto address outstanding issues. Owns driving resolution of issues.
Relation to OtherRoles :
Platform Engineers report to the Platform Owner
Platform enginers work closely with :
MES Platform Help desk personnel
Service, Platform and Application Architects
Primary Software providers (i.e. GE Digital, SAP)
Technical Skills :
GE Digital - Proficy MES Suite
Kepware (GE Digital - Industrial Gateway Server)
GE Digital iFix
Microsoft SQL Server / SQL HA
Microsoft Windows Server OS
VMware vRealize / vSphere suite
Microsoft .NET Core / Framework
C# / Microsoft Visual Studio
Location : Bucharest, Romania