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Jira/Atlassian Engineer
Ref No.: 18-25469
Location: Richfield, Minnesota
Title: Jira/Atlassian Engineer
Duration: 06 Months with possible extension
Location: Richfield, MN
 
Details: Our client, a top national retailer, is looking for a Jira/Atlassian Engineer responsible for administration, configuration and user support for the company's .com installations of Jira, Confluence, Crowd, Bitbucket, and other Atlassian tools. In this role, you will work directly with end users and system administrators to better take advantage of the Atlassian suite of tools.
 
MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • IT experience in software development organizations
  • Hands-on experience in configuration and support of Atlassian products, including Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and associated plugins and extensions
  • Experience with agile development and continuous integration
  • Scripting or programming experience with Ruby, Python, Bash, or another object-oriented programming language
  • Experience creating complex Jira workflows including project workflows, security schemes, permissions, and notifications
  • Fluency in Confluence setup including security, spaces, design, and integration with Jira.
  • Strong understanding of business processes and experience leveraging the Atlassian suite to maximize and improve those processes.
 
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience writing scripts to access REST services provided by Atlassian
  • Experience with Linux, DB administration, Tomcat server configuration and tuning
  • JVM tuning experience with Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or other infrastructure automation tools
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and process implementation skills
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide configuration, troubleshooting, and administrative support of Atlassian products and plug-ins.
  • Administer Jira, Confluence, Crowd, Bitbucket, and Fisheye/Crucible instances on a day-to-day basis, setting up and support projects, roles, workflows, security, and plug-ins.
  • Determine ways to optimize and improve process workflows and identify where functionality can be improved to meet user requirements.
  • Document and communicate requirements, processes, and change requests to ensure the delivery of solutions that meet the needs of the business.
  • Provide recommendations to end users and leaders on best practices and standardization in implementing projects and processes within Jira and the Atlassian suite.
  • Create and maintain a Confluence site structure and cleanup process in order to meet growing business needs.
  • Maintain a healthy Jira and Confluence environment by periodically reviewing configurations, permissions, workflows, dashboards, integrations, and logs.
  • Create and maintain detailed technical and user-facing documentation.
  • Support and manage integrations to external systems as required.
  • Serve as the technical resource for tool upgrades.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for new and existing plugins to the Atlassian tools.
 
Regards,
 
Gaurav Vatsa
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120, Herndon, VA 20171
Direct: 703-889-6667 | Fax: 703-889-6500
GauravV@LanceSoft.com  | www.LanceSoft.com
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