Jira Developer

Hartford, CT | Freelance | Job ID #57775 |
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Global Health Company is seeking a JIRA Developer to join them for a 6 month+ contract engagement.


  • Design and develop tools that use Jira APIs to streamline work management processes and connections to other systems
  • Use scripted fields to extend Jira functionality to meet organizational goals
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement Jira plug-ins as they fit into integration workflows
  • Troubleshoot and debug across Jira and integrated systems
  • Ensure all code is testable, build unit tests, and work with quality engineers to develop integration tests.
  • Develop metrics dashboards, heatmaps, reports to provide senior leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and status reports
  • Configure Jira projects to support new workflows and integrations
  • Interpret business requirements to design Jira Service Desk system settings, users/groups, various, workflows/queues, SLAs, APIs and other features
  • Perform feature enhancements and bug fixes, as requested by the customer


  • Experience working with Jira as a Developer/Administrator
  • 5+ years of system administration experience of Atlassian systems
  • Strong work experience in Groovy, Java, JavaScript, XML, SQL, and should have utilized this skill set in multiple projects Experience in upgrading JIRA Server, Confluence Server
  • Experience integrating Jira with other applications through webhooks and add-ons
  • Ability to develop JIRA workflows, permission schemes, notification schemes, customized screens schemes, etc. for a large program
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle; preferably with understanding of Agile Kanban/Scrum
  • Flexible; able to deal with uncertainty and change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Experience on Jira plugins such as JSU,JSD extension for Jira, Dynamic fields, Dynamic forms Automation lite for JIRA
  • Experience on Installing and managing plug-ins for Jira in production environment
  • Experience with Jira Service Desk to set up service desk, creates service desk request types, Automation, Notifications and make queues for service desk teams
  • Resolving bugs on the plugin issues within instance

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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