Atlassian Application Support Engineer - Central Government

  • Job Reference: PSR1JP00076689
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
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  • Location: East Kilbride, Lanarkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Role: Atlassian Application Support Engineer REF 76689
Contract Length: 6 months
Location: Hybrid/East Kilbride, Glasgow, with occasional travel to London
IR35: Inside
Pay Rate to Intermediary: Market Rate
Security Clearance: SC requested


Spinwell is recruiting for a Atlassian Application Support Engineer for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.



  • Administer the back-end Atlassian infrastructure and ensure the platform is highly available, reliable and secure
  • Leading the Upgrading of Atlassian Data Centre products and plug-ins, working closely with O/S and DB specialists
  • Building a replica of Production in DEV
  • Upgrading in repeatable steps until confident to replicate Production upgrade
  • Administrate the patching, backup and recovery of the Atlassian infrastructure
  • Configure in a Staging environment a Data Centre instance supporting a resilient system (load balanced and distributed)
  • Support the business in creating Jira projects and Confluence spaces
  • Creating workflows, fields, screens, reports, dashboards etc. based on custom requirements
  • Provide new ideas or processes for using the Atlassian suite more effectively
  • Determine ways to optimise/improve Jira process workflows, as well as identify where functionality can/cannot meet user requests
  • Develop metrics dashboards and advanced filters in Jira to provide end-users and business leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and status reports
  • Manage all add-ons and integrations
  • Provide user and JIRA Admin training
  • Manage and own any documentation to aid support of the Atlassian suite



  • Experience in the Atlassian Data Centre administration, configuration and support of Jira and Confluence
  • Proven track history of upgrading Data Centre configurations and resilient infrastructure
  • In-depth Jira, Jira Service Management, Confluence configuration and workflow changes
  • Jira projects, access and administration
  • Deep understanding of Atlassian architecture, focusing on JIRA, Jira Service Management and Confluence with a deep understanding of modularised workflows, permission schemes, notification schemes
  • Proven ability to quickly pick up and understand complex technical issues and come up with solutions
  • Skills to develop solutions for integration with other tools, automate manual processes, data migration routines and extract data for reporting and analytics purposes
  • Jira add-ons, associated plug-ins and extension
  • JIRA reporting and report filters
  • Experience in a technical customer support role
If you are a Atlassian Application Support Engineer, apply now or send your CV to Spinwell!


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Disability Confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, the client guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.


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The client is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all veterans or spouses / partners of military personnel who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates / military spouses or partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

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