Jira Developer

Introduction to ADVANA 

IVERTIX supports many state-of-the-art Data Platforms for its Government and defense clients using cutting edge technologies available today in the cloud. These data platforms enable the organizations to support their mission critical initiatives leveraging advanced data analytics and machine learning capabilities. 

Advana is a multi-domain technology platform which offers military and business decision makers, analysts, and users at all levels unprecedented access to authoritative enterprise data and structured analytics in a scalable, reliable, and secure environment. It offers platform-, data analytics-, and data science-as-a-service tools to complete analysis and data exploration and data visualization capabilities. Using one central data platform with right-time data, data tools, and other self-service products, the goal of Advana is to simplify solutions and put the power of analytics in the pocket of every analyst and decision-making authority at the Department of Defense.

The Junior-Level Jira Developer – Role Description & Requirements

Are you looking for an opportunity to support fast-paced IT operations for a data platform that will help the government modernize their toolsets? As a Jira Developer for the Service Desk platform, you will play a critical role in administering and developing the underlying infrastructure that supports user onboarding for a large-scale data platform.

We are looking for someone with a Jira Developer background and skillset to provide technical support, administration, maintenance, and development of Jira software. We’re looking for a service-focused team player who thrives on the opportunity to help government users to solve problems and empower change.

What we’re looking for: 

  • Someone with a solid background developing solutions for high volume, low latency applications and can operate in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment.
  • A candidate with distributed computer understanding and experience with Jira or the Atlassian Tool Suite.
  • A person who appreciates the opportunity to be independent, creative and challenged. 
  • An individual with a curious mind, passionate about solving problems quickly and bringing innovative ideas to the table.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Experience with Jira product Administration and Jira Service Desk configuration, maintaining, and supporting workflows schemes, permission schemes, notification schemes, screen schemes, etc.
  • Experience in JIRA, service desk administration, customizations, mapping, and automating complex workflows for role-based access control and strong knowledge in Jira Query Language (JQL), including dynamic dashboards and reporting
  • Experience in working with Python, Groovy, HTML, Java, .NET or equivalent with a basic understanding of Shell Scripting
  • 2+ years of experience with JIRA Development and testing integrations between JIRA and other 3rd-party using JIRA REST API 
  • Experience in writing custom conditions, validations and post functions using ScriptRunner for JIRA and Automation for Jira
  • Experience with managing JIRA and related product updates and patching; work with Atlassian support and support organizations of the product plug-ins
  • Experience with monitoring all JIRA system operations, including security procedures and liaison with infrastructure, security, DevOps, data, and application teams
  • Experience with adhering to stringent security, change/configuration management procedures and policies
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or equivalent experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to exhibit a customer-centric perspective, aligned with leading commercial-level service desk support
  • Ability to provide remote after-hours support in an on-call capacity
  • Good knowledge of PostgreSQL Database Concepts
  • Good knowledge of AWS cloud services and configurations
  • Strong analytical skills, able to understand abstract functionalities from specifications
  • Experience with using GitLab in a development environment
  • Dynamic team player with ability to learn new skills in a fast pace environment
  • Knowledge of ITIL with a focus on process improvement
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Active Secret clearance or Top-Secret Clearance
  • Active IAT-II Certification, including Security+

Worksite Location:

  • This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.


  • Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Secret clearance is required.  

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