Job Description :
Position: JIRA Technical Specialist
Location: Dallas, TX
Contract
Interview Mode - F2F (need local)

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.