Atlassian Specialist


Software Engineering and Connectivity
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


The number of people using the Atlassian suite of tools in Dyson is growing steadily, with over 2000 active users. The use of Jira, Confluence, Bamboo and other tools within the Atlassian family is continually expanding to support our scaled agile development model across all sectors of the business.


The Atlassian specialist is a devops role required to define and develop new solutions within the context of the product development & business processes as well as drive continuous improvement within existing processes and solutions. Responsible for the day to day configuration and support of our Atlassian suite of tools, you will also be engaged on new infrastructure deployments, plugin approvals and inter-working with other various development tools like Artifactory, EA & TeamCenter.


The successful applicant will work to deliver world class technical solutions to issues & problems, improvements & enhancements, as well as delivering additional capabilities and applications to support the use of the Atlassian tools and applications within Dyson.


You will report to the Tools & Process technical lead, working closely with other members of the immediate team as well as other areas of the research department, IT, training and optimisation teams in the business.


Investigation, definition and management of Atlassian add-ons and integrations

Ensure all configuration, testing, communication plans and documentation required is in place prior to releasing approved changes to production & training environments globally (UK, Malaysia, Singapore & China)

Vetting new Atlassian feature ideas, configurations etc.

Help develop scripts to automate ways to manage the system and links with other systems     

Take full end to end ownership of monitoring solutions for our development tools & solutions

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the Atlassian products, process best practices and obtain and maintain certification with the various Atlassian products

Engaged in business level discussions to understand the system requirements and translate to technical requirements for capability and configuration of Atlassian

Drive the standardisation in the use of Atlassian within the business units

Day to day support to RDD Software teams to investigate and resolve support & incident ticket requests


At least 3 years of Atlassian experience using JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo & Stash

Experience as a Developer working on C/C++, Linux & Python

Development experience of SQL databases (MS-SQL & Postgres) querying/scripting

Working knowledge of either Agile, Scrum, Kanban or Waterfall methodologies & experience of working in Agile, Lean or Continuous Delivery teams

Manage time effectively, meets deadlines, and achieves objectives 

Good communicator and collaborator, able to share your skills with others 

Able to demonstrate a passion for technology and an ability to adopt quickly

Self-starter and highly motivated 


  • Opportunity to work remotely 1-2 days per week
  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 11 March 2019