How can I limit edit permission for a specific field to a group

Hi, we are trying to implement a custom field in our Epic issue type, but would like to limit the edit permission to a specific group.

In the same time, we still want our project lead and project role to have ability to edit issue, just not that one specific field. Is there a way to this do? We are using OnDemand.

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You can't do it directly, Jira doesn't do field security (and OnDemand doesn't let you install plugins that do it)

What you can do - remove the field from the edit screen (and possibly "create"?). Create a screen that does include it (actually, you can re-use the "view" screen, but often that doesn't fit with this trick). Finally, for each status in your workflow, create a "looped" transition that doesn't change the status, use the new screen for the transition and then put conditions (e.g. "only group X") on those transitions.

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