[New Job Opening] Collaboration Tooling Engineer job Vacancy in Financial Times, London

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Company name : Financial Times
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Collaboration Tooling Engineer
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Description : About Us
Across the FT Group, our people are united by a mission to deliver world-class information, news and services to our global audiences. We’re a digital-first organisation made up of journalists, technologists, product managers, event planners, strategists, commercial and finance experts, marketing and communications specialists – and much more. Our strength is in our employees.
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace
At the FT, we aim for employees across all regions to have a voice so that diverse perspectives are heard and valued. We believe that a supportive workplace is one where employees feel they can be themselves at work and have the flexibility they need to meet their personal needs. We’ll continue to remove barriers for all, and in particular barriers facing employees from underrepresented groups.
The Role / Position Overview
Reporting into the Head of Collaboration Tooling & Communication in the Staff Experience group in Technology this role is for an engineer to help implement and support the collaboration tools and services used by the staff of the Financial Times.
Your focus will be on our collaboration tools such as Slack, Jira, Ally, Confluence, LucidChart & LucidSpark. This list is neither exhaustive nor comprehensive.
Staff experience has around 50 people working in multiple teams that have diverse remits, including; Cyber Security Risk and Compliance, the management and provision of end user devices, collaboration tools, Networking, a Global Service Desk, HR systems, and managing the infrastructure that prints our newspaper across multiple continents. We value transparency, accountability, shared responsibility and teamwork. The team works closely together with a very supportive, knowledge sharing ethos.
We ensure FT Staff have the tools they need to run a business providing world class journalism to our customers. We support informal knowledge sharing alongside more formal training opportunities.
You can also get an insight into how we work from our FT Product & Technology Medium publication.
Key Responsibilities
Contribute to the design, implementation and ongoing support of the collaboration tools used by FT staff.
Engage with other disciplines, groups and teams across FT Technology and beyond, making sure we are all working together effectively, and evangelising the tools and solutions that the team own and manage.
Contribute to the product and renewal roadmaps for the tools the team owns.
Understand the capabilities our collaboration tools provide, and stay abreast of relevant developments in the marketplace.
Help manage and select suppliers of key collaboration tools or technologies.
Liaise with vendors and internal customers of collaboration tools.
Help set and reinforce our inclusive, respectful, multidisciplinary, and open culture.
Help to improve the technology, processes and skills of the team.
Required Skills / Experience
A passion for realistic high quality, engineering excellence.
Attention to detail and common sense.
Being collaborative and supportive.
Enjoy learning and teaching — whether that be pair programming, lightning talks, good documentation, leading workshops or mentoring more junior members of the team.
A love of solving problems with technology.
Ability to raise the skills and performance of those around you.
Keen to take action whilst being pragmatic.
What’s in it for you? Our Benefits
Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.
Further Information
The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.
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