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Lead Digital Engineer

City:  Bangkok
Country/Region:  TH
Application Deadline:  31 August 2022

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     Are you an experienced professional who is enthusiastic about leveraging technology, agile principles to drive high impact products within organizations?

     If so, Pandora embarking on an exciting digital manufacturing journey to create a new strong digital backbone for the biggest jewellery brand in the world. The digital manufacturing transformation will go on for multiple years and is foundational for the delivery of our Phoenix strategy. The programme is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career, build new capabilities and contribute to the future growth of Pandora.

     We are embracing agile methodology structured around product teams with clear focus on business outcomes. Strong and enthusiastic Engineering is a key component of realizing these ambitions. In this newly created role, you will be part of the team shaping of our engineering and development practices. This is a hands-on technical role, with a high degree of collaboration to drive cultural change and raise the maturity levels of the Continuous Delivery practices. You will manage the Continuous Integration and Deployment pipeline, from requirements to specifications, quality, release deployments and monitoring of the production health. Have we sparked your interest? If so, we would love to hear from you!



     As a Lead Digital Engineer within the Pandora Manufacturing Technology COE team, you will work to deliver the new Digital strategy and Crafting & Supply 2026 strategy and the ambition of creating the SMART, Connected factory and Data-driven manufacturing. You will focus on driving application development for the most critical part of the strategy, i.e., shaping and implementing a new ecosystem for Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Manufacturing ERP, Advanced Planning & Scheduling capabilities across the plants, while also managing dependencies and the technical architecture and applications, integration for other product teams within the domain.

Your key accountabilities will be to:

  • Deliver high quality solutions and raising the bar on engineering standards and delivery. You will need to be truly agile in approach, with a collaborative working style and able to thrive in a complex but rewarding environment
  • Lead design / code / develop cloud-based applications using a disciplined (Agile) development process
  • Ensure continuous availability of various tools supporting Source Code Management & Release Management including Source Control, Continuous Integration, & Change Management
  • Engage with cross-functional teams in design, development and implementation of enterprise scalable features related to enabling higher developer productivity, environment monitoring and self-healing, and facilitate autonomous delivery teams
  • Support, troubleshoot and analyse code on all three layers of the stack related to infrastructure, middleware, and continuous delivery frameworks
  • Lead deployment of code and other initiative-taking maintenance activities to keep the services up and running
  • Demonstrate proficiency in programming languages, development tools and engineering concepts
  • Understand business requirements and function as an application architecture designer to identify the technical needed to provide a good architecture design product
  • Analyse and solve any problems and find long-term solutions to prevent those problems accordingly
  • Daily work in development activities will involve technical design creation, code review, implementation & unit testing
  • Participate in the agile team ceremonies, including sprint planning, decomposition, and daily stand-ups
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance team and Support team as well as other related parties
  • Production Release Implementation plan and Install Support, as required


What is needed to succeed

  • 8+ years of large enterprise scale design & engineering of application implementations within manufacturing, retail, fashion or FMCG
  • Experience from manufacturing, retail, fashion or FMCG preferred, as well as knowledge in any of the Manufacturing technology disciplines including Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Manufacturing ERP
  • Experience in any of SAP platforms including SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud (SAP DMC), SAP Manufacturing Execution (SAP ME), SAP S/4HANA ERP would be an advantage
  • Knowledge in application / integration design and architecture, latest trend with technology industry, demonstrated success in delivering complex software-based solutions
  • Experience in DevOps engineering, cloud infrastructure and design within Azure App Service, API management, serverless technologies, container orchestration, microservice frameworks within the Manufacturing domain
  • Cloud application development solutions (e.g., SaaS, PaaS, API Management, Serverless), Cloud application design, software engineering and practices (design / development / testing / deployment)
  • Agile experience, i.e., have a good understanding and practical experience with Agile delivery and Lean methodologies (SAFe, Spotify, SCRUM, Kanban), preferably   with SPC, SAFe RTE or similar certification
  • Collaborative and inspiring person, who is eager to share, teach and learn from others, whilst having fun along the way
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills