Randstad Jira Administrator in Indianapolis, Indiana

Jira Administrator

job details:

  • location:Indianapolis, IN

  • salary:$45 - $85 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:650316

job description

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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