KNOW THE ROLE
Selfridges are currently looking to recruit a Release and Environments coordinator to join our London Head office. The primary focus of the coordinator is to be responsible for ensuring that test and production environments are available and configured to support Online requirements from projects, small changes and operational needs. To ensure that all requirements are logged, impact analysis performed and environments provisioned to support the requirements. It provides support and system expertise to the Release & Environments Manager and delivery partners.
This role is part of the Release & Environment team, who are accountable for test environment provision and configuration plus ensuring suitable release procedures and controls are in place to protect the business.
KNOW WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
The successful candidate will have come from a similar role ideally within the retail sector although this is not essential. Significant experience of managing environments and release procedures through to production is key, along with a strong understanding multi-channel E-commerce platforms and core retail systems. You will also have a good technical understanding of E-Commerce Infrastructure topologies along with a good understanding of deployment and monitoring skills.
Cultural fit is also very important for us, along with personal fit we are looking for innovative individuals who are not afraid to think outside the box, with a strong sense of ownership with the ability to deliver in a fast paced environment. Strong coordination, planning and organisational skills are essential as well as written communication.
KNOW WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
Extraordinary experiences are not only for customers, but Team Members too. We offer all Team Members the chance to be a part of something unique where they can enjoy careers that provide inspiring experiences, exciting challenges and great benefits.
They also know that Selfridges is committed to developing its talent, which allows for a wide scope of amazing opportunities as the business continues to grow. Whether you are a Values Ambassador, Green Warrior, a member of the Work it Lab or you get your fix for fashion by taking part in our internal shows, there are many ways to show and develop your talent.
Living our Values is essential to the way we work day to day, encouraging greater social responsibility amongst our Team Members. From our Project Ocean campaign to Bright Young Things, we are focused on a long term approach to sustainability by buying better and inspiring change.
This role’s key benefits includes 30 days holiday including bank holidays, potential for performance related bonus, subsidised gym membership offer, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, pension contribution and not to mention a generous staff discount!
Selfridges is a shop run on imagination: a place where the world’s most covetable brands combine with the most extraordinary spectacles, events and ideas for an experience like no other. The story began when Harry Gordon Selfridge first arrived in London from Chicago in 1906 with his heart set on opening his dream store. With his revolutionary understanding of publicity and the theatre of retail, Selfridges Oxford Street opened its doors for the first time in 1909. The founder’s spirit of innovation and creativity lives on through its owners today. Since 2003, W. Galen Weston and his family have owned and operated the business, which now includes two stores in Manchester, one in Birmingham, plus selfridges.com and the Selfridges App which both deliver to over 130 countries. In 2016 Selfridges was the first ever store to be awarded the title of ‘World’s Best Sustainability Campaign by a Department Store’ at the IGDS Global Department Store Summit, in-line with its focus on buying better and inspiring change. For an unprecedented three consecutive occasions in a row (2010, 2012 & 2014) Selfridges also won the coveted ‘Best Department Store in the World’ award, underlining its place at the forefront of retail.