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Sr. JIRA Developer
Ref No.: 17-00108
Location: New York City, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/10/2017
Posting Summary:
The Director is looking for a Sr. Jira Developer - in his terms a "Jira Hacker".  What he is is not looking for is a Jira Administrator - 
  • Candidate must have extensive  experience developing Jira Scripts using a product called ScriptRunner. (ScriptRunner uses Groovy Scripts which in turn are Java based). Working with ScriptRunner means they have developed Jira workflow from scratch not merely edited pre-existing code within Jira. 
  • Candidate needs to have integrated Jira with Confluence ( Extensive API Utilization)  
  • Candidate must have worked with Jira Portfolio (this is a separate product within Jira). The person needs to be able to add available hirerarchies - (they will know what it means). 
  • Candidate must have really good communication skills - to the point where they can run a meeting with the business side. 
  • 7+ years JIRA Developer  with experience customizing JIRA projects with various schemas, complex workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes (MUST)
  • Extensive experience with ScriptRunner and JQL ( Jira language). If they have heavy ScriptRunner they will have worked with Groovy Scripts which in turn in is written in  Java, (MUST)
  • Strong knowledge of the underlying JIRA database structures and the ability to create BI dashboards using the information
  • Ability to integrate JIRA projects with Confluence Pages and construct Confluence pages
  • Strong analytical skills