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JIRA Automation Engineer - Dallas, TX
Ref No.: 17-01327
Location: Dallas, Texas
Job Title : JIRA Automation Engineer
Location : Dallas, TX
Rate : DOE
Position Type : Contract

US Citizen, Green Card and GC EAD preferred.

Job Description
  • Design custom JIRA workflow for different issues types to assist in Automation of provisioning, build & deploy servers and applications as well as other continuous integration workflows
  • Responsible for developing plugins and gadgets that extend the JIRA capabilities using Atlassian Plugin SDK 6.x
  • Develop complex JIRA workflows including project workflows, screen schemes, permission scheme and notification schemes in JIRA
  • Perform the duties of a JIRA engineer and responsible for maintenance, administration, upgrade, and enhancements to JIRA, Confluence, HipChat and integrations with other tools or plugins.
  • Create JIRA projects, queries, and reports.

Essential Skills and Competencies:
  • 3-5 years of experience with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence including tool administration and customization
  • Experience creating JIRA templates, custom issues and workflows, custom forms and attributes
  • Experience in using/extending REST Services provided by Atlassian.
  • Strong work experience in VB Script, Java, JavaScript, XML, JSP, SQL, PERL, Python and should have utilized this skill set in multiple projects
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle; preferably with Agile Kanban/Scrum
  • Good Verbal and Written communication skills