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Application Lifecycle Management SME

  • Salary: £525 - £575 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 17/05/2018
  • Job reference: J386599A

ALM SPECIALIST: (ATLASSIAN, JIRA, CONFLUENCE, AZURE, CI/CD)

ALM SPECIALIST: (ATLASSIAN, JIRA, CONFLUENCE, AZURE, CI/CD)

The work location is in Telford and is a 6 month contract.

Role is paying between £525 - £575 Per Day

Background

  • The project is seeking DevOps Professionals to drive their period of transformational change to enable a sustainable DevOps culture. You will be working with Senior Directors, Director Generals and the Executive Committee, you will gain experience in implementing change in one of the largest service providing, financial and IT organisation in the UK. This is a high visibility, high profile project that will focus on employing new tools and technologies.

Skills required:

  • Good understanding of ALM architecture design using TFS, VSTS, Atlasian Family products (Jira, Confluence)
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Cloud Platforms - SharePoint Online, Dynamics 365 & Office 365
  • Source code control repository for Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) or Git
  • Good understanding of Azure Services (Application Insights, Azure DevTest Lab, API Management, Web and Mobile Apps, Windows VM etc.)
  • ALM tools administration & customization, Process Templates, Work Item workflows
  • Good understanding of Code Quality monitoring tools and practices (SonarQube, NDepend, Microsoft Code Analysis etc.)
  • Process enactment for all development methodologies i.e. Agile/Scrum, Waterfall or Kanban
  • Continuous Integration, Delivery & Quality with best patterns & practices
  • Build configuration and packaging management
  • Awareness of other CI, CD & build automation tools (Jenkins, Quick Build, Teamcity, GitLab, Octopus Deploy etc.)
  • Test Automation - be knowledgeable of test automation framework and its usage (Selenium, QTP, etc.)
  • Be familiar with various Testing strategies and types (Unit Tests, Functional Tests, System Test, Regression Tests etc.)
  • Migration in/out of TFS/VSTS
  • Understands TFS/ architecture, its main components, its integration with other tools and services and using TFS/VSTS Extensions to leverage the processes.
  • Agile Scrum Delivery Methodology
  • Development experience should include C# .NET, ASP .NET MVC, Microservices, SQL Server
  • Infrastructure overview of Windows Server (2008, 2012 and 2016) and Server Roles configuration
  • Strong consulting and client facing skills demonstrating leadership qualities
  • Experience of provisioning / delivering cloud infrastructure and cloud automation
  • Ability to build strong working relationships within and outside of the team

Job Requirements:

  • ALM SME helping implement the solution from high level design coming out of discovery / mobilisation stage
  • Drive the coaching and mentoring of development team members to adopt and follow diligently ALM best patterns & practices in projects across App Dev Service Line.
  • Present ALM solution designs, approaches and implementations in Avanade internal technology conferences and other industry recognised conferences like ALM Forum, Microsoft Tech Days, and DevOps Summit etc.
  • Work with ALM practice lead to help identify the initiatives to harvest ALM solutions including design approaches, tools & utilities used on a successfully delivered engagements in the region.
  • Develop a standard KPI and reporting solution to provide management with consistent progress and performance reporting across the business
  • Help developing and extending ALM collateral in liaison with practice lead and Avanade global ALM team.

If you are relevant or interested don't delay, contact me on 0161 924 1416 or email me at

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