• JIRA System Administrator

    Posted Date 5 days ago(10/10/2018 3:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3212
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    US-MD-Bethesda
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

     

    How clever are you?   Are you a proponent of automated approaches to helping organizations grow? 

     

    NCBI/NLM, part of the National Institutes of Health, has an immediate vacancy for a JIRA specialist and Linux applications systems administrator at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.  The successful candidate will operate, maintain, upgrade and troubleshoot a large complex JIRA installation that support software development and help desk environment that provides medical and genomic information to cutting-edge researchers around the world in a high-visibility and high-availability system.

     

    There are other teams responsible for Storage, Security, Database, Networking and Hardware Infrastructure, so this position does not require primary responsibility in those areas, but knowledge and experience in these areas are expected.

     

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

     

    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

     

    Medical Science & Computing, Inc. is searching for a System Administrator with primary responsibilities to administer and manage the Atlassian tools, such as Jira, Confluence and Stash to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site at NIH in Bethesda, MD.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing, Inc. is searching for a System Administrator with primary responsibilities to administer and manage the Atlassian tools, such as Jira, Confluence and Stash to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site at NIH in Bethesda, MD.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support, Development and Administration for Atlassian tools – in particular Jira
    • General Linux administration duties for layered tools (e.g. apache, nagios, etc.)

     

    Position Requirements:

    • Proficiency in developing small Java routines (e.g. JIRA plugins) and knowledge of tomcat
    • Proficiency in administering Linux servers, LAMP, etc.
    • Experience with automated configuration management (Puppet, Chef, etc. Puppet is preferred)
    • Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation in at least two of Bash, Ruby, Python, and Perl
    • General understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, FTP, NFS, etc…)
    • Demonstrated experience in Linux Systems Administration
    • General understanding of Linux internals
    • Team player who is nevertheless able to work with minimum supervision.

     

    Bonus Points

    • Experience in a large, highly available Linux environment
    • Experience with configuration management tools
    • Experience with Git
    • Experience supporting large web applications environment (we have 3.5 million users per day)
    • Knowledge of cloud technology such as OpenStack.

     

    Desired Skills:

    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in System Administration
    • Experience with administrating the Atlassian product line (Jira, Confluence, etc.)
    • Excellent communication skills and experience in supporting technical and non-technical staff.

    Requirements

     

     

     

    Medical Science & Computing 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, or protected Veteran status.

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