Jira Administrator

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Negotiable
  • Contract


Seeking a Jira Administrator to support our enablement and value, stream teams.  The Jira Administrator will manage Jira and Confluence systems within the IT department. Contract role, fully remote.

Reporting to: Agile Transformation Lead

Reports: IT Transformation Team

Key Accountabilities

  •        Analyze, review, and document current functionality to determine potential areas of improvement.
  •        Manage user permissions for tools according to the needs of projects and teams.
  •        Perform application and system administration tasks, including data backups and scheduled jobs.
  •        Test new versions of the tools and plug-ins to ensure compatibility.
  •        Research and utilize industry-standard methods and techniques.
  •        Maintain JIRA projects, workflows, permissions, and users while working in a cloud environment.
  •        Improve JIRA security. Set access permissions for JIRA projects and Confluence spaces.
  •        Must be able to work with JIRA filters, reporting, dashboards, workflows, fields, and JIRA forms as an administrator.

 Skills and Abilities

  •        A strong team player with the ability to lead, motivate and develop others
  •        The ability to learn and adapt quickly and drive efficiency in the Agile teams
  •        Facilitation skills include in-person and virtual workshops, visualization tools, and techniques.
  •        Conflict resolution techniques
  •        Being resilient and staying calm under pressure while giving clear direction in a fast-moving environment
  •        Strong stakeholder management skills
  •        Build a team mindset of continuous improvement, being comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty
  •        Excellent communication and leadership skills

Knowledge & Experience


  •        Expert-level Atlassian tool administration knowledge on JIRA and Confluence.
  •        The ability to write custom JQL (Jira Query Language), is a must.
  •        The ability to construct custom dashboards using various filter types in JIRA is a must.
  •        The ability to construct confluence pages and integrate JIRA projects with Confluence pages is a must.
  •        Experience in performing Atlassian installations, migrations, and plugin installation, is a must.
  •        Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL Database administration skills are preferred.
  •       Strong analytical skills.
  •       Ability to translate business needs to JIRA projects
  •       Ability to work in a dynamic agile environment.
  •       Must have a strong work ethic with good time management skills.
  •       Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  •       The position involves some interfacing with customers.
  •       Ability to troubleshoot JIRA/Confluence end-user technical issues


  •  2+ years experience as JIRA Administrator with experience customizing JIRA cloud projects with various schemes, complex workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes required.
  •  2+ years experience administering Atlassian Cloud products – Jira, Jira Service Desk & Confluence
  •  Minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on experience working with the Atlassian product suite, with a specific focus on JIRA as a Project/Application Administrator.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related discipline.
  • Expert-level Atlassian tool administration knowledge on JIRA and Confluence.

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    • NGJira Administrator
    • Dublin City Centre
    • Negotiable
    • Contract
    • 22nd of December
    • IT
    Naiadi Gil

    Naiadi Gil

    • Naiadi Gil
    • naiadi.gil@sabeo.com
    • 01 4064657