Career Opportunity

Analyst, Product Technology - PLM (PTC FlexPLM)

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Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

Facilitate and drive application development,  support and execution of strategic and business critical projects supporting key Product Technology business initiatives across Ralph Lauren. Successfully manage technical and functional aspects of various Product-Technology applications partnering with IT cross-functional teams and Business leads and supporting the Domain Manager. 
The Product Technology Domain Analyst reports to the Product Technology Domain Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support and develop Product Technology applications including PLM (PTC FlexPLM), Adobe CC, and multiple apparel/supply-chain applications.
  • Support overall application maintenance and stability following standard IT and security protocols and procedures.
  • Facilitate daily technology operations including issue analysis and resolution avoiding downtime and delays.
  • Work collaboratively with various IT partners to ensure seamless integration of product data across the matrix of application
  • Support and execute testing efforts ensuring applications are production ready and support business requirements.
  • Assist with technical content and execution of strategic projects in a fast paced environment that covers multiple cross-functional areas.
  • Support domain projects with technical planning and execution
  • Execute and support the software build process and Production Release. Create deployment plans with the detailed technical activities for the target Production Releases. 
  • Partner with business leads + IT partners to recommend and deliver global solutions
  • Deliver technology solutions in alignment with project and business objectives

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Relevant experience with In-depth technical and functional PLM (PTC FlexPLM) application knowledge required
  • Relevant experience with system configuration, customization and interfaces between core systems required
  • Preferred experience connecting PLM with ERP, BI and Merchandising systems.
  • Experience in Java/JSP/Servlets/Java script required.
  • Experience in applications using Oracle / SQL Server Databases required.
  • Experience with at least one Code Version Control Software required.
  • Experience with the software build process. Working knowledge of writing build scripts using ANT.
  • Experience with deploying the build on Windows/Unix platforms. Experience with Apache/WebSphere/IIS.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Previous operational and project support experience
  • Ability to documents and communicate concepts and proposals
  • Meticulous record keeping and documentation of current configurations and application history
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new process skills and applications
  • Experience with managing product image files a plus (2d/3D)
  • Familiarity with asset management and PLM/DAM interface a plus
  • Experience in working with Projects execution in Agile methodologies is preferred

Analyst, Product Technology - PLM (PTC FlexPLM)