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AvMC EITSS Senior JIRA Administrator

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Job Location

Huntsville, Alabama

Location of Position

Huntsville, Alabama

Work Arrangement

Hybrid: (In Office & Home)

Position Type


Clearance Required?

Ability to Qualify

Level of Clearance Required


Position Funded?


COLSA is honored to be named one of the '2022 Best Midsize Employers' by Forbes. This honor is a reflection of our collaborative, employee-centric culture. People are COLSA's greatest asset and are instrumental in serving our clients with innovative programs and industry-leading technology.

General Summary

Develops and applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced software applications and problems for AvMC CIO/G6.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

• Support AvMC CIO/G6 Service Center’s (ASC) services through the development and sustainment of its use of Atlassian Jira.

• Develop and maintain automation workflows, develop plugins to extend Atlassian Jira Software and associated complimentary Jira Service Management and Confluence module capabilities, build dashboards and other customization as needed.

• Have ability to configure custom fields, create preset filters, test outcomes, and identify and debug defects

• Review project implementations and assist team to make improvements as needed

• Provide strategic systems recommendations for implementation of future releases, and reporting metrics across the enterprise

• Adhere to and implement recommended methodologies to enforce standardization and flexibility across the enterprise

• Conduct capacity planning, performance testing, and tuning

• Monitor and report systems metrics for decision making purposes

• Provide systems support to maintain highly secure and available by adhering to Cybersecurity regulations

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here


Required Experience

· Bachelors’ degree or higher in related field

· Minimum of 10 years of related experience

* Must obtain Security+CE within 6 months of hire

* U.S Citizenship required; Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

· Working knowledge and experience with Atlassian Jira or other service desk and knowledge management & project collaboration software solutions

· Working knowledge of Windows operating systems and programming languages

· Knowledge of desktop applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs

· Strong communication and organizational skills

* Ability to work onsite a minimum of three days a week

Preferred Qualifications

· Active Security+ CE Certification or equivalent or higher

· Active SECRET Clearance

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

COLSA is a covered Federal contractor subject to the federal mandate requirements for the COVID 19 vaccine.  Currently, there is a temporary injunction against the Government enjoining the vaccine mandate; however, it may become a condition of employment in the future if the injunction is lifted.

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