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Lead Jira Developer IRC214207

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Job ID: IRC214207
Date Posted: Mar 12, 2024
Segment: Digital System & Service
Business Unit: Hitachi Services & Platforms
Company Name: GlobalLogic
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Senior Management
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: Yes

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• BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline
• 10+ years of professional Java/J2EE and Spring Application Framework development experience
• 3+ years' experience with Atlassian JIRA development including tool administration and developing templates, plugins, custom forms, and attributes.
• Prior experience in Jira upgrade
• Experience developing web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and Ajax
• Proficiency with relational databases and SQL
• Deep Experience in RESTful service design and implementation
• Experience with Linux and shell script development
• Experience with CI/CD and DevOps to support continuous delivery of the mobile application.


We are looking for a self-motivated person with strong collaboration skills and the passion to apply their technical expertise to help us address drug development challenges and enhance our world-class Xcellerate clinical trials informatics platform. In this role, you will work in cross-functional product teams to design and build web-based applications that directly impact drug development teams, clinical trial investigators and, ultimately, patients. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, empathy for the end-user needs and a strong track record of developing Java and JavaScript based solutions.

As a JIRA developer, the ideal candidate will develop and maintain automation workflows in Atlassian JIRA and other Atlassian products as needed. Build and deploy servers and applications, develop plugins to extend JIRA capabilities, make dashboards for JIRA Connect add-ons, configure custom fields, support JIRA configurations that include all client requirements, create custom preset filters, test outcomes, and identify defects. Other duties include upgrading and enhancing JIRA projects, defining and executing SDLC tasks, and documenting and maintaining the SDLC. Qualifications to become a JIRA developer include a bachelor's degree and experience in IT or computer science as well as experience.

Job Responsibilities:
• Upgrade existing Jira 8.x data center product to the latest 9.x version.
• Upgrade existing custom plugins to the new version of Jira.
• Upgrade market place plugins currently integrated with the 8.x version to work with the new version of Jira.
• Handle data migration as part of the upgrade process.
• Upgrade Jira indexes to be compatible with Jira 9 with minimal down time.
• Perform code reviews to ensure quality of programming through standards enforcement, peer code review and automated tools.
• Guide junior developers in design, coding, configuration, testing and maintenance of software deliverables.
• Establish and promote agile development principles and best practices for software development.

What We Offer

Exciting Projects:Come take your place at the forefront of digital transformation! With clients across all industries and sectors, we offer an opportunity to work on market-defining products using the latest technologies.

Collaborative Environment: You can expand your skills by collaborating with a diverse team of highly talented people in an open, laidback environment - or even abroad in one of our global centers or client facilities!

Work-Life Balance:GlobalLogic prioritizes work-life balance, which is why we offer flexible work schedules and opportunities to work from home.

Professional Development:We provide continuing education classes, professional certification and training (technical, soft skills, language, and communication skills) to help you realize your professional goals. Being part of a global organization, there are additional learning opportunities through international knowledge exchanges.

Excellent Benefits:We provide our employees with competitive salaries, health and life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, a matched contribution 401K plan, flexible spending accounts, and PTO and holidays

About GlobalLogic

GlobalLogic is a leader in digital engineering. We help brands across the globe design and build innovative products, platforms, and digital experiences for the modern world.

By integrating experience design, complex engineering, and data expertise-we help our clients imagine what's possible, and accelerate their transition into tomorrow's digital businesses.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, GlobalLogic operates design studios and engineering centers around the world, extending our deep expertise to customers in the automotive, communications, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, semiconductor, and technology industries.

GlobalLogic is a Hitachi Group Company operating under Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) which contributes to a sustainable society with a higher quality of life by driving innovation through data and technology as the Social Innovation Business.
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