Atlassian Tools Software Developer / Administrator

Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Date Posted: 02-07-2017
Ariadne seeks a Atlassian Tools Software Developer/Administrator to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is permanent, full-time, and it is on site in Bethesda/Rockville, MD.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Configure, maintain and upgrade Atlassian JIRA/Confluence
• Responsible for bug tracking, issue tracking and project management tool
• Support, compile and troubleshoot Atlassian tools
• Design custom JIRA workflow
• Manage various development tools, testing tools and monitoring tools
• Plan, evaluate, deploy, operate and maintain tools to suit the expanding user-base
• Provide training to technical and non-technical teams to use Atlassian tools
• Compile and analyze development and operational bug reports
• Install, Upgrade Atlassian products.
• Troubleshooting and fixing errors common to Applications and Application servers
• Application Deployment - Java ,Standalone Custom Apps, COTS Products
• Version Control Software Setup, Administration, Configuration (GIT, Subversion, CVS)
• Atlassian Plugin Development using Java.

Position Requirements:
• Experience with administering JIRA/Confluence
• Experience creating custom modules for JIRA/Confluence
• Maintaining customizations across versions of JIRA/Confluence
• Excellent understanding of JIRA workflows, permission schemes, notification schemes, screens schemes, etc.
• Familiarity with databases and SQL competence
• Demonstrated experiences in Unix and Linux environment
• Demonstrated experience in writing scripts.
• Prior experience in writing Atlassian plugins using  Java.
• Very good knowledge of SDLC and experience working with Agile teams
• Experience in a customer facing role
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Highly Desired Skills:
• Experience porting other ticketing system's existing databases into JIRA
• Experience integrating JIRA with Atlassian Confluence and/or Stash
• Understanding of continuous integration and version control systems
• Experience with APIs and tool integration
• Experience authoring wiki content for technical and non-technical audience
• Understanding of performance test tools, such as Apache JMeter

Additional Information:

Founded by experts in computational biology in 2002, Ariadne brings deep experience in high-throughput informatics and software design for life sciences research applications along with bench-level biological and software engineering expertise. Ariadne has a history of outstanding performance providing biomedical IT Services and Software Solutions to government and commercial customers. We have maintained strong and long lasting relationships with our customers, vendors, and staff.
Ariadne offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including BlueCross BlueShield health insurance with 100% company paid premiums, 401K program with matching and immediate vesting, paid time off and holiday pay, life insurance, flexible spending and disability coverage. We promote an excellent work/life balance with a 40-hour workweek and a chance to work alongside accomplished scientists at NIH. Ariadne is an equal opportunity employer. 
Thank you for your interest in working at Ariadne!
We look forward to reviewing your application.

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