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John Smith
Data Scientist, USA
Cloud-Ready Data
Digital Transformation
Data Governance

Remote, Central USA

Jira Administrator

Meeting your future team:

  • The Excellence Enablement team leads program, project and release management throughout the Product & Engineering organization

  • We are looking for an experienced Jira Administrator to manage & coordinate changes in our Jira Cloud instance, in collaboration with our Project, Program and Release Managers. These changes can range from process improvements, managing apps, and setting up reporting.

  • As an experienced Jira Administrator (Subject Matter Expert), we expect you to take an active role within the team to help drive process improvements.

  • Collaborate with internal customers to understand requirements, implement changes, test and document.

  • You will be reporting to the Director of Release Management and Tooling, and collaborating with the Project & Program Managers in Excellence Enablement.

  • One of Collibra’s core values is ‘Embrace and Drive Change’, and this is also one of the core responsibilities of Excellence Enablement.

Jira Administrators at Collibra are responsible for:

  • Collaborate closely with Excellence Enablement members to implement reporting, dashboards, advanced roadmaps, and support Jira hygiene as well as process changes

  • Work together with Product and Operations teams to implement tactical changes and strategic improvements, manage app requests and the staging instance

  • Work together with Project Managers and the Tech Enablement team to document how we use Jira at Collibra, and publish guides (training material) & best practices 

  • Support all teams across the organization that use our Jira instance to manage their work.

  • Assist in gathering requirements for business processes, and determine ways to optimize/improve JIRA/plug-ins setup and workflows, identify where functionality can/cannot meet user requests

  • Evaluate and recommend new plug-ins to enhance JIRA functionality for end-users

You Have:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience as Jira Administrator in a software development organization 

  • Must have development experience in Scripting with ScriptRunner.

  • Experience in working in a multi-language, multi-time zone environment

  • Communicate fluently in English, written and spoken

  • Experience using report tools is a plus

You Are:

  • a team player and have excellent communication skills, with a can-do attitude

  • a relationship builder across the organization, and ensure that the right processes, documentation, and insights are in place

  • familiar with working in an agile/scrum environment

  • Open for feedback and willing to learn, but not afraid to take initiative or try a new approach

Measuring Success:

  • Within your first month, you will be supporting Excellence Enablement colleagues for ongoing change requests & reporting

  • Within your third month, you will be implementing bigger changes or requests (level 2) in our sandbox environment, and planning the further rollout and communication

  • Within your sixth month, you will be supporting strategic changes in the organization from a Jira/tooling side.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategy, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy, racial equity awareness programs and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.