Job Description :
DirectClient: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA)
Title: JIRA Administrator
Location: 111 E. 17th Street, Austin, Texas 78774
Duration: Until 8/31/2019 with possible 3 years extension
Last date for submission: March 20, 2019 (2.00 PM-CST)

Worker will perform these tasks:
Installing, configuring, maintaining, administering, and enhancing JIRA Core, JIRA Software, Confluence, JIRA Service Desk, and BitBucket
Helping guide the configuration and documentation of client JIRA, Confluence and BitBucket instances
Develop and maintain Maven and ANT build scripts.
Write high-quality, reusable code following industry best practices
Work with customers to enable custom workflows, fields, screens, dashboards, and reports
Provide client training on JIRA and Confluence usage, administration, and operational use and maintenance of the systems
Follow best practices for serverless architecture
Participate in peer code reviews
Write unit tests using JavaScript testing frameworks
Review and validate proposed architectural solutions
Participate in project meetings

The worker must have strong experience working in a team environment.

Strong facilitation skills, drive for results, attention to quality and detail, and a collaborative attitude
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Must be able to work independently
Must be able to work in a diverse team environment
Must possess problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
Must be able to retain knowledge of environment and systems once given instruction
Knowledge of Agile development methodologies
Must be able to work around projects and deadlines with readiness to put in extra efforts when necessary
Perform related work as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
8 Experience with conceptual and practical usage of SDLC, ITIL, and Agile Frameworks
5 Experience with RHEL Openshift, Docker and deploying to containerized environments
5 Experience with the Atlassian software stack (Jira, BitBucket, Confluence)
5 Experience with highly complex application security requirements
3 Experience with Apache Maven and ANT
3 Experience with REST API development and integration
3 Experience with MS SQL databases
3 Experience administering Jenkins, implementing automated build pipelines
3 Experience with Agile and Scrum
3 Experience with writing unit tests and use of static code analysis tools such as SonarQube and Fortify

Years Skills/Experience
2 UI/UX design experience
2 Experience with Bootstrap framework
2 Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, including Word, Visio, Excel and PowerPoint
2 Public sector experience (Federal, State or Local Government)

Client : CPA