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Oncor - JIRA Admin/Dev

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Position is in Dallas, Texas - Long term Contract position


Primary Function of the Position: 

As a member of the team, the Sr. JIRA Developer/Administrator will be responsible for understanding current processes, identifying gaps, gathering requirements, re-engineering processes, and configuring and customizing applications to meet the requirements. A Sr. Jira Administrator must have extensive experience in managing, upgrading and tuning Atlassian systems (JIRA, Confluence) in an on-prem environment (Server & Data Center).


Qualifications/Job duties 

  • Support JIRA/Confluence administration
  • Integrate Jira with various key applications 
  • Active role in upgrading JIRA/Confluence
  • Groovy scripting using Script runner 
  • Support central sign on integration with JIRA and Confluence and Active Directory
  • Support infrastructure for JIRA and Confluence with other systems administrators 
  • Continual evaluation of existing stack in order to maintain optimal performance, availability and security. 
  • Excellent analysis communication & problem-solving
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and technologies 
  • Ability to follow an agile or iterative software development methodology. 
  • Highly motivated, a quick learner, to work independently or on a team and drive solutions with minimal supervision.
  • Partner with the various departments and groups to understand their requirements and issues 
  • Facilitate training, workshops, capture and analyze requirements and decompose high-level information into details.
  • Illustrate key concepts through process descriptions, workflows and other visual diagrams. 
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to establish strategy / vision and analyze business tradeoffs.
  • Conduct fit gap analysis and develop proposed solutions.
  • Work with cross-functional IT groups on resource requirements and estimates 
  • Ensure all necessary parties are communicated to in a prompt and efficient manner 


Must have Skills & Experience 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 4+ years of system administration experience of Atlassian systems (JIRA server, Confluence) 
  • Experience in upgrading JIRA Server, Confluence Server
  • Experience integrating Jira with other applications through webhooks and add-ons 
  • Seasoned Linux administration skills
  • Experience in Tomcat server configuration & tuning, JVM tuning, Apache server configuration/administration 
  • Patching of JIRA instance and implementing Disaster Recovery strategies 
  • Scripting experience using Script runner for JIRA/Confluence 
  • Experience configuring plugins for JIRA/Confluence 
  • Experience with SQL queries and Database administration skills.
  • Experience in using/extending REST Services provided by Atlassian. 
  • Strong work experience in Groovy, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, XML, SQL, PERL, Python and should have utilized this skill set in multiple project



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