Atlassian Consultant

Atlassian Consultant

Whitehall Resources are looking for an Atlassian Consultant located in Telfrd for an initial 6 Month Contract.

**This role has been deemed as INSIDE of IR35**

The Atlassian Consultant is a hybrid business and technical specialist role, whose primary purpose is to enable our clients to work better, together.

The purpose of the role is achieved by understanding the business outcomes that our clients need to achieve, and then working with those clients in a close, collaborative relationship to rapidly design, prototype, iterate, release and support business solutions in an Agile manner.

The business solutions provided by this role are based on Atlassian, Atlassian Marketplace and supporting technology.

This role is a professional-level role and the candidate will be expected to fill the following criteria as fully as possible, and be prepared to develop their skills as needed on-the-job in any areas required.

The Atlassian Consultant will be expected to hold or work to achieve Atlassian certifications, ultimately achieving Atlassian Master Status. Additionally, the Atlassian Consultant will be expected to have or to develop a working conceptual and operational knowledge of the whole technology stack involved in the delivery of a solution to a client, to the extent that the Consultant can ultimately design an E2E system, and is also capable of diagnosing system performance issues to an advanced level in large-scale, complex enterprise systems.

The Atlassian Consultant must be capable of interfacing with people at all levels in the client organisation, from ground-level technical / business contacts through to boardroom sponsors at CxO level. The Consultant must be aware of their audience and be able to frame their messages appropriately to the target audience, whilst being consistent across these audiences in terms of messages and meaning.

In addition to technical skills, the Atlassian Consultant will also need to hold or to develop an in-depth expert understanding of a broad range of business skills, reflecting the nature of the clients:
– Agile project and programme management
– Agile Enterprise Planning
– Modern Software Development methods and principles including DevOps, CI/CD
– IT Service Management (ITIL v4) and its disciplines
– Modern team-working methods and principles such as Agile, Scaled Agile, and supporting methods such as Scrum
– Business process Management

The Consultant must be able to apply this knowledge of these domains when talking to clients and designing solutions, because clients usually want their systems to reflect best practice in these areas.

The Consultant must also be aware of the social, political and commercial environment of the clients business, as well as their current and desired state of maturity in the context of the support they are seeking from Capgemini. The Consultant should use this knowledge to frame client responses appropriately

Personal Characteristics:
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Excellent presentation skills.
– Calm under pressure, able to balance multiple priorities.
– Able to work independently or as part of a team.
– Excellent business analysis, problem solving and creativity skills.
– Driven and self-motivated.
– Customer and value/outcomes-focussed
– Applies continual targeted self-development, personal and professional

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.