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Exostar is seeking an experienced administrator for the Atlassian toolset including JIRA and Confluence. This position will support our Atlassian product suite through administration, customization, development and implementation of best practices, dashboards, reports, installation, upgrades, plug-ins, training, etc. Additionally, the Senior Atlassian/JIRA administrator will be automating processes, integrating systems, and administering our portfolio of collaboration/ALM/DevOps tools. The Jira Administrator will work closely with product development and technical teams.
Your day, if you join us: Essential Job Functions
Administration and optimization of server-based Atlassian suite including Jira Software, Confluence, Bamboo, BitBucket, Service Desk and Crowd and related applications such as ZAPI, Zephyr and Brikit
Owning technical and process integration with other DevOps and CI/CD pipeline tools such as Pager Duty, Grafana, Prometheus, SonarQube, and Octopus
Day-to-day management and administration of ALM tools, including workflows, user accounts, custom fields, dashboards, reports, security schemas, issue schemas, project creation, etc.
Working with stakeholders to determine ways to optimize/improve Atlassian configuration and workflows
Developing metrics dashboards and advanced filters in Jira to provide end-users and business leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and status reports
Providing end user coaching, training and support in agile practices, metrics management and process best practices
Evaluating options for migrating to data center or other deployment models
Evaluating and recommending additional tools, plugins and solutions to enhance organization performance
You meet our “must haves” for this role if you have:
3-5 years of experience as an Administrator for Atlassian products such as JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket, and Crowd
10+ years of professional work experience
A bachelor’s degree preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics
Hands-on experience using Jira REST APIs, workflows with conditions, validators, and post functions
Experience in installing, operating, and upgrading Atlassian products on Linux VMs and in containers
Ability to design and maintain deployment processes in large environments
Good scripting and programming knowledge in the area of custom plugin development is a plus
You’re exactly who we’re looking for if you have:
Strong SDLC knowledge
Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Strong analytical/technical skills
Ability to analyze, review, and document current functionality to determine potential areas of improvement
Ability to effectively communicate and share knowledge with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
Python and networking experience welcome
Advanced degrees are a plus
Exostar’s cloud-based, innovative solutions promote secure business collaboration within and between organizations in highly-regulated industries, including aerospace and defense and life sciences. Exostar’s identity and access management platform serves as the foundation for its credentialing, risk management, enterprise collaboration, and supply chain collaboration solutions.
The Exostar “collect once, connect once, certify once” methodology and web-based single sign-on access allow organizations and individuals to engage with one another quickly, seamlessly, and productively. The solutions’ security and certifications mitigate risk, protect sensitive data and intellectual property, and meet industry and regulatory compliance directives.
Over 150,000 aerospace, defense, and life sciences organizations in more than 150 countries worldwide belong to the Exostar community.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Herndon, VA, Exostar’s notable customers include Amgen, AstraZeneca, BAE Systems, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Computer Sciences Corporation, Fujitsu, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Northrop Grumman, Pfizer, Raytheon, Rolls-Royce, United Technologies Corporation (UTC), and the UK Ministry of Defence.
Exostar is an Equal Employment Employer. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability status or genetic information. Exostar is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons in all facets of employment including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, training, benefits, transfers and working conditions.