Does 'Developers' role get recreated automatically in JIRA?

My organization has another name for 'Developer' role, which is 'Software Engineer'. I have created this role and use it for workflows management instead of 'Developer'.

So, as long as I do not need it, I have removed 'Developer' role from JIRA.

The problem is that it reappears in JIRA from time to time after I delete it. Is it possible that JIRA recreates it?

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Developers role gets recreated after Bugzilla to JIRA migration

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Whenever a new user logs into JIRA, developer and user access are granted to the user .May be that could be the reason for the recreation of the developer roles.

Thanks,

Anshul

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Hi Sergey,

JIRA doesn't do such things AFAIK. Indeed, have you or somebody performed project imports? THey usually creates users, groups and I believe that could create roles.

Best regards,
Lucas Timm

I performed Bugzilla and CSV imports recently. But, as far as I know, bugzilla does not have roles. And CSV didn't contain any role references either.

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Hi Sergey,

That's odd. Developers is a default project role in JIRA, but it should not be reapearing like you said, after being deleted. You might have found a bug there.

Which version of JIRA are you on? Is it a downloadable version? Have you tried renaming the role instead of deleting it to create a new one?

Cheers

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