Blackstone Technology Group


Jira Administrator

Location: Arlington, VA   # of Openings: 1
Job Code: 1118    

Description

Blackstone Federal bridges the gap between Silicon Valley and the DC Beltway to create a company unlike any other. We specialize in providing engineering, transformation, and design capabilities for Federal clients. We pride ourselves on maintaining a positive, encouraging, and fun workplace while delivering innovative solutions that drive change. We offer expertise and hands-on support for cloud migration, cyber security, policy & governance, program management, and agile transformation initiatives. 

 

Currently Seeking

We are currently seeking an organized, inspired, and thorough Senior Jira Administrator / Technical Consultant to join our team. This role will optimize the customization of Jira and the broader Atlassian tool suite to best support clients in the Federal space.

 

The ideal candidate will have…

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 15 years’ experience in the IT industry; or a Masters and 11 years’ relevant experience in the IT industry
  • 1-2 years’ hands-on experience working with JIRA as an Administrator
  • A proven track record with Atlassian migrations and upgrades
  • Hands-on experience extending the JIRA REST APIs or experience using ScriptRunner and Groovy
  • Preferred: Knowledge of Agile and continuous integration practices

 

About the Job

  • Administer our Atlassian toolset
  • Gather requirements for business processes, and determine ways to optimize/improve JIRA/Confluence setup and workflows, as well as identify where functionality can/cannot meet user requests
  • Develop metrics dashboards and advanced filters in JIRA to provide end-users and business leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and status reports
  • Implement Atlassian Tools upgrades, and partner with other IT staff to coordinate infrastructure maintenance and system migrations
  • Provide User Management and support for local and remote users, manage system access across groups to ensure compliance, and maintain best practices
  • Create and manage security schemes, custom fields and configurations
  • Install, manage, and administer JIRA/Confluence add-ons, plugins, and extensions
  • Manage other reporting and collaboration tools in the engineering environment

 

Note: All candidates must successfully complete a stringent Background Investigation and obtain the required Government Security (Active DHS clearance is a plus – U.S. Citizenship is a requirement).

 

About Us

Blackstone Federal is Blackstone Technology Group’s consulting practice, a privately-held global software technology and business consulting firm. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Francisco CA, Blackstone has offices in Washington DC, Denver CO, Houston TX, and Colorado Springs CO.

Blackstone Federal’s customers know exactly what to expect from the moment we engage— excellence. Our mission experience, brain trust, and expertise meet our customers wherever they are to produce sustainable results. We don’t hide behind layers of management and bureaucratic approval chains like some of the “big-box” Beltway consulting firms. Blackstone Federal is a united flexible team. Our practitioners are continuously striving for industry-leading professionalism and a’ roll-up-your sleeves’ reputation.

 

What we offer

  • Health Insurance (multiple carrier and plan options with 100% paid employee premiums)
  • Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K plan (retirement planning and empowerment)
  • Vacation (paid time off, paid sick leave, and paid holidays)
  • On-site gym
  • Pet Insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Casual atmosphere with stocked kitchen
  • Exuberant employee culture with regular activities and events
  • Company-wide focus on diversity and inclusion efforts
  • Professional development and training
  • Professional headshots

 

Blackstone Federal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply. We are committed to being an inclusive place to work, while maintaining a workforce that represents the communities we serve.

 


About Blackstone Technology Group

Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global software technology and business consulting firm. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Francisco CA, Blackstone has offices in Washington DC, Denver CO, Houston TX, and Colorado Springs CO.

Blackstone Federal, Blackstone Talent and Trellis Energy help our clients address industry challenges, achieve cost containment, and transform their business models within their respective commercial and public service marketplaces. Blackstone has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results, with a noteworthy client list that includes many Fortune 1000 businesses and US Federal Government and California State Agencies.


Blackstone Technology Group is an EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Blackstone Technology Group participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration, and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with the information for each new employee’s I-9 to confirm work authorization. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Blackstone Technology Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. If you would like to work for an innovative, forward thinking company that possesses a multi-talented, diverse, and thriving professional community,  we would love to hear from you!


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