JIRA Administrator/Developer

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Leesburg, Virginia

REQ#: RQ97019

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is looking for Senior JIRA Administrator/Developer supports a Civilian Agency Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users.  The work site is located in Leesburg, Virginia. 

Senior JIRA Administrator/Developer responsibilities include:

  • As a JIRA developer, you develop and maintain automation workflows in Atlassian JIRA and other Atlassian products as needed.
  • Develop interactive automated procedures using Jira.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to create/manage JIRA content development “Dashboards/Gadgets/Filters”
  • Maintain all JIRA licenses.
  • JIRA troubleshooting and supporting tools.
  • Responsible for JIRA application replication as well as JIRA failover capability.
  • A working knowledge of PostgreSQL is preferred, including data replication for Disaster Recovery and High Availability implementation and security hardening features.
  • Familiar with scripting languages to include SIL (Simple Issue Language)
  • Candidate will provide administrative support, architectural support, and back-up and recovery support.
  • Any other duties as requested by the Contracting Officer Representative and SOC management.

Qualities/Additional info:  Senior JIRA Administrator/Developer should be a proven team player with excellent oral and written communications skills.  Senior JIRA Administrator/Developer should also be a self-starter, capable of working on projects independently, if required.  Frequent interaction with government client is required.

Job Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information systems.


  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant professional experience.


  • In addition to required education or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum five (5) years JIRA administration  AND
  • Must have at least seven (5) years DB administration experience with at least one year on PostgreSQL.

Preferred Experience:

  • Exceptional writing and documentation skills.
  • Experience with scripting languages.
  • Experience with application management and development.
  • Experience with databases.

Level of Clearance Required: Secret

US Citizenship Required:

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.