Atlassian Administrator

Professional Greenbelt, Maryland


Job Title:  Atlassian Administrator                   JOB ID: #294

Job Description:

Omitron is looking for a  Confluence/JIRA administrator/Developer to implement customized JIRA workflows to improve team communication and task management.

Specific areas of support will include:

  • Manage permissions for the Atlassian Tools, including project wide and issue/space/repository access
  • Configure and maintain Atlassian Tools such as: JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket
  • Support and troubleshoot any issues experienced by the application users
  • Evaluate existing department workflows and build requirements for integrating workflows in JIRA to improve efficiency across projects
  • Create development/testing version of JIRA to test new workflows and modifications to existing workflows
  • Create complex automatic reporting dashboards for notification across projects and different management levels
  • Create comprehensive JIRA workflows including project workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes
  • Create and maintain detailed technical and user-facing documentation
  • Provide training to technical and non-technical teams to use Atlassian tools
  • Evaluate Atlassian marketplace third-party plugins
  • Use built-in customization as well as third party add-ons for extending the functionality of Atlassian Tools
  • Be the expert go-to person for Atlassian Tools

US citizenship required / EEO/AA / E-Verify Participation

Required Skills:

  • Atlassian tool administration experience with JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket
  • Experience with JIRA workflows, permission schemes, notification schemes, screens schemes, etc.
  • Experience with custom JIRA workflows with automatic transitions, privileges and customized permissions
  • Demonstrated experience in writing scripts 
  • Knowledge of version control software like Git and Subversion 
  • Knowledge of Atlassian JIRA/Confluence API
  • Experience creating custom modules for JIRA/Confluence/ Bitbucket using its native Java API, JQL and user modules 
  • Familiarity with database administration and SQL development 
  • Ability to analyze, review, and document current functionality to determine potential areas of improvement
  • Prove to be solutions-oriented and manage multiple responsibilities with tight deadlines
  • Ability to effectively communicate and share knowledge with internal and external contacts at all levels, both oral and written

Desired Skills:

  • Experience integrating JIRA with Atlassian Confluence and/or Bitbucket
  • Experience with Atlassian APIs and tool integration
  • Experience authoring wiki content for technical and non-technical audience
  • Development experience under Java, C#, Python and SQL
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux platform environments
  • Good knowledge of SDLC including waterfall and Agile/Kanban/Scrum

Required Experience:

Minimum of 2-4 years of handson experience working with the Atlassian product suite, with specific focus on JIRA as a Project/Application Administrator

Required Degree:

BS in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, or a related degree.

Job Location:

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Company Overview:

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.