Reference : 578984

Digital Agile Platforms Architect

  • Information Systems
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/30/2020

Who are we ?

Digital Agile Platforms Architect

Competitive Salary – Based in Newbury, Berkshire

Saint-Gobain -Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' five years running! (2016-2020)

A truly exciting time to join us here at Saint-Gobain as we continue to embark on our new Digital Transformation project. Saint-Gobain is a global leader in the construction industry with a presence in over 67 countries worldwide.

The Digital Agile Platforms Architect is primarily responsible or the systems design, systems administration and technical/business usage of all Agile Lifecycle Management (ALM) and cloud platform tools, used by c200 members of the SGBD Digital, IT and Data teams, our System Integration partners and our key stakeholders. The successful candidate will drive effective tracking, reporting, collaboration and communication through ALM tools (primarily Atlassian), supporting the varying needs of each project and identifying and shaping best practices and where relevant providing training to support and maintain digital best practices by designing, configuring & managing all ALM tooling for the SGBD business and Digital team.

Skills/Experience required

  • Experience managing and controlling on-site and cloud instances of Jira and Confluence into an enterprise environment,
  • Experience configuring Jira Portfolio for tracking and reporting would be valuable
  • Knowledge of full setup and customization of Atlassian solutions, including Jira and Confluence within complex multi-site environments, that are including outside partners
  • Proven experience Customising security & access rules, along with integration with IAM/Access Control Management
  • Pro-active solution design and problem-solving with regards to workflow management and configuration of both Jira and Confluence spaces and other ALM and digital platform tooling as determined by the Director of Digital Development.
  • Active coaching and training of users and super users and advocating tooling features to drive adoption of JIRA and confluence to compliment and assist in our digital delivery roadmap
  • Organisation and delivery of training to users including development of guidelines, collateral and training aids supporting JIRA and Confluence adoption
  • The ability to write custom JQL (Jira Query Language) and SQL queries
  • The ability to construct reporting dashboards and MI to drive delivery insights and to work with project teams and the Digital App Managers to embed best practices into our digital processes.
  • Familiarity working with nearshore or offshore resources in blended teams and be able to address

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you - apply online today

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