JIRA Administrator in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0031508

JIRA Administrator

Key Role:

Gather requirements for business processes, determine ways to optimize and improve JIRA setup and workflows, and identify where functionality can or cannot meet user requests. Create comprehensive JIRA workflows, including project workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes. Set up reports, dashboards, and filters in JIRA. Maintain development and testing version of JIRA to test new workflows and modifications to existing workflows. Provide thought leadership for new process improvement opportunities and evangelize JIRA best practices to business and technology teams. Provide testing approaches for new versions of the tools and plug-ins to ensure compatibility and conduct testing.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience as a JIRA administrator and customizing JIRA projects

-Experience with using JIRA REST APIs for integration schemes, complex workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes

-Experience with JIRA and Confluence

-Experience with performing all areas of configuration management (CM), including planning, identification, change control, status accounting, and validation and verification for multiple product baselines

-Ability to construct custom dashboards using various filter types in JIRA

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with writing JavaScript

-Experience with JIRA Query Language (JQL), SQL, and scripting

-Experience with installing applications on VMs, monitoring performance, and tailing logs on UNIX systems

-Experience with PostgreSQL configuration

-Knowledge of creating reports for the leadership team from JIRA data points and managing permissions, licenses, access, and overall user group maintenance

-Ability to be self-motivated

-Ability to work independently and within a team environment

-Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

-Ability to work in the Agile framework to identify process efficiencies in JIRA

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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