Atlassian Business Consultant

Atlassian Business Consultant

Job Title: Atlassian Business Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Western Cape and Gauteng
Reference: JN -052019-16179
Contact Name: Chelsy Ross
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2019 11:54

Job Description


  • Work in the Atlassian stack and understand how it can solve our client’s business problems
  • Gain a deeper understanding of each of the products which make up the Atlassian suite
  • Technical pre-sales: Meet and consult with clients to understand and assess their business needs and propose how we can configure the Atlassian Stack to their requirements
  • Give input into proposals based on the client’s business solution
  • Configure the Atlassian Software through the Admin UI for client(s)
  • Project Management: Implement and track your project work with clients to completion whilst managing your time and deliverables
  • Provide classroom and one-on-one based training for the client on their configured product(s)
  • Be situationally aware of business opportunities at clients to help solve their issues
  • Occasionally present at events
  • National Travel is required occasionally for client business or events
  • Interact and share lessons learnt with the team on an ongoing basis
  • Keep skilled up in the Atlassian stack by attending webinars, and retaining your ACP (Atlassian Certified Professional) status


Experience and qualities:

  • Experienced (4+ years) Certified Scrum Master / Business Analyst / Product Owner in the software development environment
  • Have used and been an admin on tools such as JIRA Software, JIRA Service Desk, Confluence, Slack, Bamboo, Bitbucket and Portfolio for JIRA or any Atlassian plugins
  • Have familiarity with software development processes (SDLC) and Agile frameworks, namely Scrum, Kanban, and a high-level understanding of traditional waterfall or Prince2
  • Comfortable with Agile methodologies. A bonus would be some scripting language and SQL / Postgresql skills
  • Has a collaborative and curious spirit 
  • Understand the importance of platform consistency and scalability as we grow with experience and knowledge to share from both successful and failed past projects
  • Certified scrum master / product owner / business analyst or similar experience
  • Have worked with and been an administrator of products from the Atlassian Stack
  • A strategic thinker who is analytically strong and detail oriented, adept at multitasking and prioritizing and have a solid technical background or experience with software development methodologies
  • Excellent organizational, statistical, strategic thinking, problem-solving, analytical, written and oral presentation skills
  • Ability to be resourceful, self-motivated and able to be successful in a non-traditional entrepreneurial team-based environment
  • Strong communication skills and like explaining complex, technical things to non-technical people
  • Good understanding of business and how it works

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