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Senior Jira Consultant
  • 13-Jan-2022 to 27-Jan-2022 (UTC)
  • Woodbridge, NJ, USA
  • Full Time
  • Long Term Contract Length
  • 40 Weekly Hours

Is this candidate able to work (A) on-site 100% of the time, or (B) only 100% for the first month or two and then occasionally?

The NJ Turnpike Authority is seeking a Jira SME to function as the resident expert in Jira modules integration.
This contractor should function as a Jira SME related to module integration, implementation and development.  

A qualified resource will have experience:
- Manage and administer JIRA service desk
- Monitoring their own project
- Gathering business requirements
- Mapping business requirements to JIRA configuration.
- Training
- Monitoring the system
- Merging disparate JIRA systems and modules
- Documenting a JIRA system and associated business rules
- Integrating with JIRA modules such as Insight, Insight Discovery and Confluence
- Knowledge with dynamic forms
- Knowledge with other 3rd party Jira tools 
- Ability to translate gathered business requirements into appropriate JQL queries
- Ability to determine Report, Dashboards, and Gadgets configuration for appropriate projects 
- Ability to determine the appropriate method to create/configure project workflows to meet gathered business needs
- Possess strong organizational skills and formal ability to address projects and timelines.

For the ideal candidate, this position could accommodate 2 days a week off-site.

Required / Desired Skills
Current work as a Jira SME - Required 3 Years
Prior experience implementing Jira Service Desk and Software projects - Required 2 Years
Prior experience working on projects that were started by another team or vendor - Required 1 Years
Prior experience working with Insight Module of Jira - Highly desired 1 Years
Prior experience working with Insight Discovery Module of Jira - Highly desired 1 Years
Prior experience working with Confluence module of Jira - Highly desired 1 Years
Jira module migration and integration experience - Desired 3 Years
Prior experience working with outside suppliers and development teams as vendors - Desired 1 Years
Business Analysis - Prior experience completing BRDs - Desired 2 Years
MS Project or other tracking tool - Desired 3 Years