Jira Align (Agile Craft ) Admin

  • location: Smithfield, RI
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 per hour

job description

Jira Align (Agile Craft ) Admin

job summary:
We are currently sourcing for a Jira Align Analyst & Administrator to work in Smithfield, RI!

You will blend knowledge of agile execution and planning with a passion for solving problems and implementing tools supporting the business organization as part of the Operations, Planning & Strategy (OPS) team. The objective of this role is to lead adoption and administration of Agile delivery management and reporting tools to ensure support of Agile practices and standardization. As a change agent, you will be instrumental in leading, influencing and executing against the agile tool's roadmap. We are committed to continuous improvement and best in class support during the engagement, onboarding and ongoing management of these tools by capturing and understanding end user needs, solving their issues and helping to ensure that the tools' usage and data follows the standards and taxonomy established by the central Agile management office.

location: Smithfield, Rhode Island
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
The Skills You Bring

Bring a detailed understanding of how to configure, integrate and administer data and projects within JIRA Align and JIRA while providing exception support to the end-user community

Passionate about delivering the best solutions to our customers, sharing innovative and creative thinking in order to solve problems and can balance priorities and simultaneous projects.

Superb interpersonal and leadership skills working with business partners, technologists and end users across the organization without direct authority of others

Self-managed, reliable, upbeat, hardworking, and independent worker

Strategically and influence decisions across various levels within the organization

Operate with a "can-do" demeanor within a dynamic and frequently changing organization

strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to cultivate support, lead change, and help drive acceptance

strong mentorship and facilitation skills that will allow you to help train and onboard new end users

The Value You Deliver

Work with Agile and planning leads to identify, define, and coordinate Agile tools and their deployment to ensure work aligns with organizational strategic goals and roadmap

Develop domain expertise and a deep knowledge of the tools, understand how they are to be used by agile teams, and support standard methodologies to ensure rapid deployment and adoption of Jira Align

Utilize a structured, focused, and data-centric process to identify root cause and solve problems across tools

Mitigate impediments that may impact successful product management and administration

Build procedures and train associates on standard methodologies related to tool and data use

Partner with enterprise, business and technology teams to ensure organizational readiness and ongoing support

Continuously incorporate feedback as someone who can easily step into the customers' shoes with passion to craft optimal experience

Effectively communicate progress to senior leaders through presentations that communicate project and portfolio status and plans

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Requirement Analyst
  • Technical Analyst
  • Business Analysis (5 years of experience is required)
  • JIRA (3 years of experience is required)
  • AgileCraft (2 years of experience is required)
  • Agile Methodology

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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