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  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 26/10/2017
  • Job reference: J376362A

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

Working for a client on the forefront of major Digital change

Candidates must hold or be willing and eligible to undergo SC Clearance.


  • Experience and familiarity with the *nix command line. Specific experience with Cent OS and Ubuntu would be beneficial *
  • Experience using separate DB servers or apps. Experience with Postgresql a definite plus Understanding of application deployment, maintenance and upgrading *
  • Should have deployed at least JIRA Server and Confluence Server themselves at some point *Having migrated system from one environment to another a distinct plus *
  • Understanding the complexities of upgrading particularly in relation to API and plugin dependencies Experience in diagnosing infrastructure and application issues from the command line and external monitoring *
  • Understanding of groovy scripting useful SME Experience *
  • Have administrated at least JIRA, Confluence and Stash before at application and infrastructure level
  • Crowd useful but any experience with a user-directory linked instance will do (LDAP, Active directory etc) *
  • Show understanding of the basic concepts of Projects, Issues, Spaces, Pages, Repositories *
  • Have created and deployed Dashboards, Agile/Scrum boards, workflows, custom fields and schemes in JIRA *
  • Understands application linking, gadget and macro feeds *
  • Understand the in-app BAU needs *
  • Indexing (JIRA, Confluence) - When needed, what the different types are. *
  • How administration works in each app *
  • How Roles, Permissions and Security levels work within the different apps and how they can be managed from a central user directory *
  • How plugins work, what the testing needs are and how they should be deployed *
  • Have a good 'bedside manner' for working through requirements with stakeholders particularly in relation to workflows and custom fields *
  • Have or have used a change management strategy before *

Experience of the following plugins essential:

  • JIRA Agile
  • JIRA Service Desk
  • Team Calendars
  • ScriptRunner *

Experience of the following nice to have:

  • Dataplane
  • Portfolio General Experience *
  • Previous experience of a rollout or deployment will be extremely helpful *
  • Understanding of Agile processes *
  • Good grasp of general process management - What makes sense what doesn't in terms of recording workflow in JIRA *

Good documentation principles *

  • Previous application support/DevOps background is a plus *
  • Can work on issues without support if needed.

Candidates must hold or be willing and eligible to undergo SC Clearance.

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

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