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JIRA Specialist


Job Description:

Our client, a reputable Aerospace and Defence company are requiring a JIRA Specialist to join them on an initial 6 month contract.

Role to be based in Bristol but some remote work also available.

Role working Inside IR35, rates flexible depending on experience, in the region of £650 per day (umbrella).

Duties include:
* Design and develop workflows; build custom applications; develop mechanisms to automate manual processes
* Provide JIRA subject matter expertise in discussions regarding governance within JIRA, especially as new implications arise in the environment with internal/external users accessing the current and new instance
* Business Process Analysis as it relates to workflow configuration, support of ongoing requirements, and environment management
* Creating and maintaining technical and/or user facing documentation for training
* Work to improve data integrity within JIRA across all product lines to enable both workflow and reporting
* Partner with various Product and Engineering team leaders to implement consistent process and usage of JIRA
* Develop strong understanding of tools integrated with JIRA (I.E Zendesk, Productboard)
* Partner with IT and Security teams to ensure roles, profiles, permissions, and provisioning are streamlined and built for scale
* Partner with Data Engineering and Business Intelligence team for system integration, warehousing and intelligence needs
* Identify, document and formalize preventative maintenance processes and procedures for the OpenGov Jira platform

Skills, qualifications & knowledge

Qualifications and Experience:
* 2-5 years' experience as JIRA Administrator
* Experience customizing JIRA projects with various schemas, complex workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes
* Able to translate business needs to JIRA projects
* Experience with agile principles and project management methodologies
* Organized and can manage multiple projects that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders within the organization
* Crisp written communication and verbal communication skills
* BA/BSc degree in Information Technology, Business, Computer Science or other related field preferred
* Experience with Java and HTML is a plus

SC Clearance is required for this position but the role can be started on a BPSS check so suitable candidate just needs to be eligible for SC. And due to the nature of work, only sole-British or dual-British nationals can be considered.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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