Senior Analyst – Platform (Basis)

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Pentland are recruiting for a Senior Analyst - Platform (Basis) for our Bangalore office. The successful candidate will be responsible for being a custodian of best practices, customer coordination, stakeholder management, requirements gathering, implementation, testing and support of various applications that directly and indirectly impact the business.

Senior Analyst - The role you’d play:

  • Provide technical mentoring and coaching to junior team members
  • Support team members with regards to ad-hoc department activities.
  • Identify, highlight, and plan mitigation for risks in own area.
  • Be the point of contact and represent teams’ interest in a project, focusing on reporting, and delivering the projects to realise the business benefits.
  • Ensuring procedures related to identification, changes, testing, documentation, approval, and communication of any modification to the system are followed.
  • Supervising the implementation of changes to the system, including those which have a multi-brand and global impact. Ensuring active and positive adherence to Pentland change control processes.
  • Contribute to the Release & Change management forums where is needed (CRB, TAB & CAB)
  • Maintain system patches across the landscape
  • Ensure all backups of production servers are performed and verified daily
  • Monitor and maintain Pentland’s VMWare hosts and VCenter
  • Provide server specifications required to host new applications or services
  • Document all new applications and services deployed within the datacenters
  • Provide an escalation point for technical Analysts.


Senior Analyst - What you’d bring:

  • Design, implementation & support of enterprise applications like SAP ECC, BI, BO, PO, Solution Manager, GRC, WMS, WFM, DMS, ADP Hr.Net, Gateway, Fiori, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of Enterprise Application Landscape design
  • SAP & non-SAP Technical design, Server Sizing
  • System Installation & fine tuning (for SAP & non-SAP applications – ABAP, Java & dual stack systems)
  • Experience in handling multiple track landscape
  • Installation & optimization of OS & DB (preferably Linux OS and Oracle DB)
  • Monitoring & configuration of a virtualised landscape (preferably VMWare)
  • Designing, testing, and implementing backup / recovery, disaster recovery and fail-over of enterprise systems as well as designing application Security, including Single Sign On.
  • Application Performance Management and Troubleshooting
  • SAP Transport Management using CTS+ & Change Management (ChaRM) and change deployment procedures for non-SAP applications
  • System Copies/refreshes for enterprise applications
  • Application Upgrades & Software Maintenance (Inc. underlying infrastructure)
  • Perform high availability system configuration on various OS platforms & technologies.
  • Configuring and supporting job scheduling tools like Redwood
  • Client and release strategy
  • Database Administration & Support
  • OS Administration & Support
  • Experience in successfully meeting Audit requirements including general computing controls, and access controls
  • Proven & demonstrable experience in managing small/medium sized technical projects


Who we are:

Pioneering Brands that Make Life Better


We are Pentland Brands, a global business touching the lives of millions through some of the world’s most-loved active and footwear brands. We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, Ellesse, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the UK licensee for Kickers and have a joint venture with Lacoste footwear.


We have a rich and remarkable history, of family, of ambition and of innovation, of leading from the front with a legacy of outstanding brands and equally outstanding people. Of pioneering brands that make life better. Brands that create an emotional connection with our consumers and help keep people on the move. Brands that do good, that form part of a positive business that takes action for people and planet.


We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop because we know this is an exceptional place to build brands and build your career. We want you to come to work every day excited about what we can achieve when we have a clear and single-minded focus on being consumer-centric and relentlessly focused on improving our performance.


Always guided by our principles, we not only do a great job, but we also do it in the right way; success is a team game; with clarity and courage; better as standard; in good conscience. We believe every individual has the power to shape the Pentland of the future, by making sure that every day we’re better than the day before. Join our team of passionate, exceptional individuals, and do the best work of your life.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.


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