Jira Administrator

CGI Group Inc. Arlington , VA 22201

Posted 7 months ago

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a JIRA administrator to drive the meaningful adoption of JIRA Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool and related plug-ins for a large, geographically disperse project team using Agile/Scrum methodologies. This person will be both client and internal team facing, providing access and use guidance for all.


Your future duties and responsibilities:

Implement, administer, configure, customize, and manage the Atlassian product suite (i.e.

JIRA ALM tool, JIRA related plug-ins, Confluence, HipChat) to support projects by:

  • Creating, configuring, managing, and supporting complex and comprehensive JIRA workflows and security models

  • Defining custom fields and creating various schemes such as screen schemes, security/permission schemes, and notification schemes

  • Creating custom dashboards, filters, and reports

  • Writing configuration, specification, and procedural documentation

  • Providing Subject Matter Expert (SME) advice for the Atlassian product suite

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree

  • Must have 3 -5 years of JIRA experience

  • Experience with the following JIRA/Atlassian supporting tools:


  • JIRA related plug-ins

  • Confluence

  • HipChat

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of the CGI, subcontractor, and customer organizations

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and strive to be proactive in order to manage deadlines across multiple projects

  • Embodies the best practices of IT Service Management

  • Experience with MS Office Suite (Excel and Word)

  • Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is Required

Desired Skills:

  • SharePoint

  • XML

  • Agile Methodology

  • What you can expect from us: Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this changesupporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.

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Jira Administrator

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