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JIRA Administrator

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: Inside IR35 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Scotland
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 May 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -042021-459006

I'm currently looking for a JIRA administrator for a contract role in Edinburgh. This role will require the candidate to be onsite once restrictions life. Initially it will be remote. The contract is an initial 3 months and sits inside IR35. The rate for this role will be £500 per day.

Responsibilities for the JIRA Administrator

  • Analyse, review, and document current functionality to determine potential areas of improvement.
  • Manage user permissions for tools according to the needs of projects and teams.
  • Extended roadmaps, EazyBI, Power BI, Jira Align and other add ons
  • Test new versions of the tools and plug-ins to ensure compatibility.
  • Maintain the Sandbox (test environment) as well as live
  • Research and utilize industry standard methods and techniques.
  • Maintain JIRA projects, workflows, permissions, and users while working in a JIRA cloud premium environment
  • Improve JIRA security. Set access permissions for JIRA projects and Confluence spaces.
  • Work with JIRA filters, reporting, dashboards, workflows, fields, and JIRA administration.
  • Communicate and share knowledge with internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Perform Jira training/guidance where required

Requirements for the successful candidate

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline; or Master's degree.
  • 4+ years' experience as JIRA Administrator with experience customizing JIRA projects with various schemes, complex workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' hands-on experience working with the Atlassian product suite, with specific focus on JIRA as a Project/Application Administrator.
  • Expert level Atlassian tool administration knowledge on JIRA and Confluence.
  • Ability to write custom JQL (Jira Query Language), a plus.
  • Ability to construct custom dashboards using various filter types in JIRA, a must.
  • Ability to construct Confluence pages and integrate JIRA projects with Confluence pages, a must.
  • Experience in performing Atlassian installations, migrations, and plugin installation, a must.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic agile environment.
  • Must have strong work ethic with good time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Position may involve some interfacing with customers.