Application Engineer/Jira Administrator //MI

Date Posted: 03-03-2018
Application Engineer/Jira Administrator
Auburn Hills,MI
Long Term
Purpose: Administer, maintain, and develop multiple JIRA instances for several business groups
Major Responsibilities:
  • Administer and maintain JIRA instance
  • Develop metrics, dashboards, reports and advanced filters to provide end-users and business leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and status reports.
  • Determine ways to optimize and improve JIRA setup
  • Provide user management, training, and support for JIRA to development and project teams as needed
  • Apply built-in customization and third party add-ons to extend JIRA functionality as needed.
  • Develop custom scripts for advanced workflow integration
  • Use REST APIs to integrate with local production software
  • Knowledge and skills needed:
  • Must have expert-level knowledge in installing, integrating and managing Atlassian tools (specifically JIRA and Confluence)
  • Managed large enterprise scale instances of JIRA/Confluence
  • Basic scripting (any language) and Java development experience
  • Atlassian JIRA/Confluence plugin development experience a big plus
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in managing and developing SQL queries
Desired Skills:
  • 3+ years of experience in the administration, configuration and support of Atlassian tools which may include some or all of the following: JIRA, Confluence, add-ons, associated plug-ins and extensions, Project Setups, Epics, Components JIRA Reporting and Report Filters, JIRA Projects Role, Access and administration JIRA REST APIs.
  • 2+ years' experience in scripting (any language) or java development
  • Bachelor's degree in MIS, Computer Science or related technical discipline AND four years of related full-time experience
  • OR
  • Eight years of full-time equivalent work experience required.
  • Ability to interpret instructions and guidelines on hardware and software
  • Must employ experience and good judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Current valid driver's license
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • May provide consultation on complex business projects and is considered to be a top contributor/specialist.
  • A wide degree of problem-solving creativity and latitude is expected.
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