JIRA System Developer and Administrator in Reston, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

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    Reston, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0025970

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

JIRA System Developer and Administrator

Key Role:

Gather requirements for business processes, determine ways to optimize and improve JIRA setups 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 a 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 with working 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

-TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Web technologies, including Web Services, XML, HTML, CSS, or HTTP

-Experience with JIRA Query Language (JQL) and scripting

-Experience with performing Atlassian installations, migrations, and plugin installation

-Experience with SQL queries

-Experience with JavaScript and Jelly Script 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 work in the Agile framework to identify process efficiencies in JIRA 

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

-BA or BS degree preferred

-Security+ Certification


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

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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