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Confluence Administrator/Montpelier, VA 10 mth+ contract
Ref No.: 18-00713
Location: Montpelier, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Role: Confluence Administrator
Location: Montpelier, VA  
Duration: 10 mth+ contract 

Visa: US Citizen or GC or GC EAD or TN Only

Key Responsibilities:   - Corporate Services Atlassian JIRA and Confluence application administration/configuration/maintenance. - Provides technical support for existing JIRA/Confluence systems and any identified associated issues with these systems including MS SQL backend database systems. - Confluence software set-up and user group permissions set-up. Create / Update template as necessary. Assist the users for any confluence issues. - Work with issue types, fields, and screens, as well as workflows, email, and global. - We are looking for regular technical support, with regular bursts of activities based of specific requirements or feature requests - We are advanced Jira and Confluence users and need an expert to improve the current environment/workflow and help to make the most out of the platform. - Own & administer Jira/Confluence Server instances for the firm. - Promote adoption and best practices of these tools and associated methodologies. - Develop scripts to automate administration tasks

Candidate Requirements: - Experience in administering Jira and Confluence for at least 4+ yrs, with knowledge of configuring and customizing JIRA workflows, issue types, fields, permission and screen schemes. - Experience in writing Confluence User macros, designing templates, PDF stylesheets. - Experience in configuring, integrating and supporting the Atlassian suite of tools on-premises. This should include one or more of the following: JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket. - Nice to have the following but not mandatory: - Experience with scripting languages (groovy, python, Perl, bash or others) - Familiarity with Configuration Management concepts, Development workflow, Build and Deployment framework. (Prefer Jenkins) - Motivation to promote DevOps, Continuous Integration, and Agile Development Methodologies.