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JIRA Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00110
Location: Dallas, Texas
JIRA Automation Engineer

This is a great long term contract opportunity with our direct client based in Dallas,TX.

We'd love to hear from you to tell you more about our industry leading benefits, as well as the team that will be dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals from start to finish!

*US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor or work on a Corp-to-Corp basis.*

This position is 6+ months in delivering and supporting a technical solution for Atlassian technologies and requires a person who has expertise in developing, maintaining and supporting automation workflows in Atlassian JIRA as well as maintaining other Atlassian products like HipChat, Confluence and FishEye. This position will have current subject matter experience not only in strategic vision, design and development but also in current deployment practices. He/she will have contacts within the industry that will allow for continuous updating of industry practice information. The key competency may include functional business expertise or area of technology experience like, automation, continuous build & deploy pipelines, software release automation and infrastructure automation. This position requires 5+ years of experience.

The successful candidate will be able to quickly understand and resolve issues, mitigate risks and dependencies and the ability to drive projects to completion.

  • 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

Team Culture: Our team is fast paced, fun, highly energetic, motivated and hardworking. We expect our candidates to be integrated into our results-driven and solution-oriented culture from the get-go. Our team attains high-quality results on challenging projects; the belief that outcomes are linked to one's effort rather than chance and the tendency to personally set challenging yet realistic goals.

*US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor or work on a Corp-to-Corp basis.*

Modulant provides a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401k plan and paid time off.

Modulant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, who are eligible for employment, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Work environment and physical demands/General office environment, including ability to:
  • See and read computer screens
  • Concentrate for long periods
  • Remain in a sedentary position
  • Sit for long periods
  • Communicate via computer and telephone, and/or
  • Lift and move computer equipment

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As a professional seeking a position, you will have a Modulant Team that includes a Talent Sourcing Specialist, Senior Recruiter, and Client Manager all dedicated to understanding your individual career goals. We have deep client relationships that translate to the best opportunities for leading IT and Engineering professionals. Your Modulant Team will take the time to understand your needs thoroughly and only present your profile with permission. We represent you and act as your exclusive agent throughout the process. Before you work with a recruiter who is looking to just fill jobs consider having an entire Team dedicated to your pursuit of career growth and advancement. Modulant builds winning teams and YOU deserve only the best representation!