Iridium Satellite

  • Contractor - Jira Atlassian Administrator

    Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
    Job ID 2019-1574
    Information Technology
    Worker Category
    Contractor Full-Time[CF]
  • Company Overview

    Iridium is the only truly global voice and data satellite communications network that connects people, organizations, assets, government and relief agencies with “on-the-move” availability.  Together with its ecosystem of partners, Iridium delivers essential, reliable communications with an easy-to-integrate platform and service for improved efficiency.  With more than 20 years of experience, Iridium delivers the next-generation of connectivity, Iridium CertusSM - the most versatile global broadband service that satisifies the critical need to send and receive communications when traveling by land, sea or air.  For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit

    Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities

    This position will focus on the administration of highly active JIRA, Confluence/Atlassian instances for Iridium’s Development, Test and Operations teams. The candidate will have primary responsibility for the creation, configuration and maintenance of JIRA projects across several instances; schemas and workflows across multiple projects and the management of Users’ accounts, groups, and permission schemes.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide configuration and administrative support of the self-hosted (server) Atlassian tool suite including multiple JIRA instances, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Crucible/Fisheye, and User Story Maps.
    • Create and copy projects; convert existing projects from other tools (ex: ALM Complete, Sharepoint) to JIRA.
    • Design, implement and maintain custom workflows, screens, dashboards, fields, permission schemes, post functions, etc. to serve as templates for Agile teams across the company
    • Build filters, custom dashboards, and reports.
    • Coordinate and respond to support requests.
    • Manage and update software and licenses.
    • Install, configure, test, and manage add-ons, plug-ins and extensions.
    • Troubleshoot and fix errors common to JIRA Applications and Application servers
    • Manage user accounts, groups and permissions schemes to projects
    • Research and implement Atlassian best practices
    • Actively develop and improve JIRA skill set by keeping aware of JIRA industry trends, tools, and techniques
    • Train staff on JIRA/Confluence and navigating our projects and spaces

    Experience & Education Requirements / EEO

    • 5+ Years of Jira administration experience. Atlassian certified Jira Administrator preferred
    • 5+ years of Confluence administration experience
    • 5+ years of Bamboo, Bitbucket experience.
    • Experience using Agile (SCRUM/KANBAN)
    • 5+ years of Linux systems experience
    • Working knowledge of Networking, DNS, Databases, Exchange and Active Directory, APIs.
    • Willingness to partner with our IT staff to coordinate infrastructure maintenance
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education

    Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.


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