Jira Administrator

  • location: Indianapolis, IN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $85 per hour
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Jira Administrator

job summary:
Responsibilities:

- Primarily, administration of Jira

- Gather requirements for business processes, and determine ways to optimize/improve JIRA setup and 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

- Using Jira REST APIs, develop one-off solutions for integrations with other tools, automate manual processes, data migration routines and extract data for reporting and analytics purposes.

- Implement JIRA upgrades, and partner with our IT staff to coordinate infrastructure maintenance and system migrations.

- Provide User Management and support for 2000+ users, manage system access across groups to ensure compliance, and maintain best practices. Create and manage security schemes, custom fields and configurations.

- Create and maintain detailed technical and user-facing documentation.

- Install, manage and administer Jira add-ons, plugins, and extensions.

- Interact with existing vendors for support and troubleshooting.

- Management of other reporting and collaboration tools in the engineering environment.

- Providing assistance in the management and support of integrations between tools in our development landscape, including, but not limited to: JIRA, Confluence, Crucible, Fisheye, Smartsheet.

Requirements:

- 1-2 years of hands-on experience working with JIRA as an Administrator

- Proven track record with JIRA migrations and upgrades.

- Hands-on custom Plugin development with good scripting and programming knowledge.

- Hands-on experience using JIRA REST APIs for integration with other tools like Jenkins.

- Experience in the use, administration and integration of SDLC applications on both Linux and Windows platforms, such as test applications, various ticketing systems, requirements management systems, and software development applications.

- Familiarity with Java, Apache Tomcat, APIs, Certificates, POSTGRES and MySQL.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred

Skills & Abilities:

- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

- Team player, with strong interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively communicate and share knowledge with contacts at all levels.

- Skilled in developing collaborative relationships.

- Ability to appropriately implement policies and procedures.

- Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule as needed including weekends and evenings.

- Excellent decision-making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Detail-oriented.

- Knowledge of Agile and continuous integration practices strongly preferred.

- Strong business acumen.

- Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred.

 
location: Indianapolis, Indiana
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 85 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

- Primarily, administration of Jira

- Gather requirements for business processes, and determine ways to optimize/improve JIRA setup and 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

- Using Jira REST APIs, develop one-off solutions for integrations with other tools, automate manual processes, data migration routines and extract data for reporting and analytics purposes.

- Implement JIRA upgrades, and partner with our IT staff to coordinate infrastructure maintenance and system migrations.

- Provide User Management and support for 2000+ users, manage system access across groups to ensure compliance, and maintain best practices. Create and manage security schemes, custom fields and configurations.

- Create and maintain detailed technical and user-facing documentation.

- Install, manage and administer Jira add-ons, plugins, and extensions.

- Interact with existing vendors for support and troubleshooting.

- Management of other reporting and collaboration tools in the engineering environment.

- Providing assistance in the management and support of integrations between tools in our development landscape, including, but not limited to: JIRA, Confluence, Crucible, Fisheye, Smartsheet.

Requirements:

- 1-2 years of hands-on experience working with JIRA as an Administrator

- Proven track record with JIRA migrations and upgrades.

- Hands-on custom Plugin development with good scripting and programming knowledge.

- Hands-on experience using JIRA REST APIs for integration with other tools like Jenkins.

- Experience in the use, administration and integration of SDLC applications on both Linux and Windows platforms, such as test applications, various ticketing systems, requirements management systems, and software development applications.

- Familiarity with Java, Apache Tomcat, APIs, Certificates, POSTGRES and MySQL.

 
qualifications:
Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred.

 
skills: Skills & Abilities:

- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

- Team player, with strong interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively communicate and share knowledge with contacts at all levels.

- Skilled in developing collaborative relationships.

- Ability to appropriately implement policies and procedures.

- Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule as needed including weekends and evenings.

- Excellent decision-making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Detail-oriented.

- Knowledge of Agile and continuous integration practices strongly preferred.

- Strong business acumen.

- Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred.


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