Job Description :
VDart is an IT staffing firm based out of Atlanta, GA specializing in Digital & Emerging technologies. Founded in 2007, VDart has over 1700+ employees and contractors spread across 3 continents. We specialize in providing the Fortune 1000 companies, niche hard to find skills in technologies including Social, Mobile, Big Data Analytics, Cloud, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. With delivery centers in the UK, Mexico, Canada, and India, we provide talent solutions to global customers covering EMEA, APAC & Americas. We provide deep technology and domain expertise in BFSI, Energy & Utility, Technology, CPG & Retail industry verticals. VDart is an award-winning organization recognized on Inc 500 Hall of Fame; Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Fastest Growing Companies; NMSDC’s National Supplier of the Year; Ernst & Young’s Regional Entrepreneur of the Year and more.   

Job title: JIRA Technical Specialist

Location: Dallas, TX

Duration: 12 months

Rate: $Negotiable

Primary Function of the Position: 

As a member of the team, the Sr. JIRA Developer/Administrator will be responsible for understanding current processes, identifying gaps, gathering requirements, re-engineering processes, and configuring and customizing applications to meet the requirements. A Sr. Jira Administrator must have extensive experience in managing, upgrading and tuning Atlassian systems (JIRA, Confluence) in an on-prem environment (Server & Data Center

Qualifications/Job duties 

Support JIRA/Confluence administration
Integrate Jira with various key applications          
Active role in upgrading JIRA/Confluence
Groovy scripting using Script runner 
Support central sign on integration with JIRA and Confluence and Active Directory
Support infrastructure for JIRA and Confluence with other systems administrators 
Continual evaluation of existing stack in order to maintain optimal performance, availability and security. 
Excellent analysis communication & problem-solving
Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and technologies 
Ability to follow an agile or iterative software development methodology. 
Highly motivated, a quick learner, to work independently or on a team and drive solutions with minimal supervision.
Partner with the various departments and groups to understand their requirements and issues 
Facilitate training, workshops, capture and analyze requirements and decompose high-level information into details.
Illustrate key concepts through process descriptions, workflows and other visual diagrams. 
Collaborate with subject matter experts to establish strategy / vision and analyze business tradeoffs.
Conduct fit gap analysis and develop proposed solutions.
Work with cross-functional IT groups on resource requirements and estimates 
Ensure all necessary parties are communicated to in a prompt and efficient manner 

Must have Skills & Experience 

Bachelor''s Degree in Computer Science or related field 
4+ years of system administration experience of Atlassian systems (JIRA server, Confluence) 
Experience in upgrading JIRA Server, Confluence Server
Experience integrating Jira with other applications through webhooks and add-ons 
Seasoned Linux administration skills
Experience in Tomcat server configuration & tuning, JVM tuning, Apache server configuration/administration 
Patching of JIRA instance and implementing Disaster Recovery strategies 
Scripting experience using Script runner for JIRA/Confluence 
Experience configuring plugins for JIRA/Confluence 
Experience with SQL queries and Database administration skills.
Experience in using/extending REST Services provided by Atlassian. 
Strong work experience in Groovy, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, XML, SQL, PERL, Python and should have utilized this skill set in multiple projects.

If your skills match these requirements, please send your resume to for immediate consideration. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience. Candidates should e-mail resume to address above. Be sure to reference the job number and title in the subject line. Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you.

We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

VDart Inc

Alpharetta, GA

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