Software Engineer


Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 11 days ago

  by    Morgan MacDonell

Industry: Information Technology - Computer Software

Job Category: Information Technology - Developer

Base Salary - $120,000 to $149,520

Full-time Benefits - Full 

Relocation Assistance Available - No 

Commission Compensation - No 

Bonus Eligible - Yes 

Overtime Eligible - No 

Interview Travel Reimbursed - No 

5+ to 7 years experience

Seniority Level - Associate

Management Experience Required - No

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No

IT -- ES (Engineering Services) organization is looking for an JIRA applications specialist to be part of the Software engineering team to support enterprise-wide instance. Expertise in SBM (Serena Business Manager) will be preferred. Expertise in other tools like Confluence, BitBucket, Jenkins, Nexus will be an advantage.

Position Responsibilities:

* Administer Atlassian toolset including Jira, confluence, Bitbucket, etc. in a validated environment. 

* Gather requirements for business process improvements and determine ways to optimize and improve JIRA environment and workflows 

* Create, design, and deploy comprehensive JIRA custom workflows, fields, permission schemes, post functions, etc. 

* Develop, Install, configure, test, and manage plug-ins 

* Support of integrations between tools in our development landscape, including, but not limited to: Atlassian tools, confluence, bitbucket, Serena Business Manager (SBM) 

* Develop solutions extending Atlassian REST services and JIRA plugins using the Atlassian SDK 

* Research and implement Atlassian best practices & actively develop and improve JIRA skill set by keeping up on JIRA industry trends, tools, and techniques 

* Develop and maintain a validated procedures and governance for medical compliant systems. 

* Provide and maintain test procedures for new versions of Jira tools and plug-ins to ensure compatibility during testing. 

* Proven track record with Atlassian installations, migrations and upgrades. 

* Maintain and support already existing MicroFocus Serena Business Manager applications (workflows). 


Educational & Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelors, Masters or University Degree or equivalent in Software/Computer Engineering or other Scientific/Technical discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years relevant professional experience in programming/configuration of workflow management systems in JIRA & SBM
  • Experience with performing Atlassian installations, migrations, and plugin installation
  • Programming experience in Java, Javascript, ChaiScript and Visual Basic
  • Experience with SQL queries & JIRA plug-ins, JIRA Query Language (JQL) and scripting
  • Ability to create complex JIRA workflows including project workflows, security schemes, screen schemes, JIRA vocabulary, permission and notification schemes
  • Hands-on custom Plugin development with good scripting and programming knowledge.
  • Hands-on experience using JIRA REST APIs for integration with other tools like Jenkins, Sonar
  • Familiarity with Java, Apache Tomcat, APIs, Certificates, POSTGRES and SQL.
  • Software development background preferred
  • Experience working on an Agile development teams (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Experience administering and customizing JIRA projects, experience performing data migrations from other Jira and non-Jira sources.
  • DevOps experience

Personal skills:

  • Optimistic, eager, forward-looking and open attitude that supplements our team
  • Self-organized and independent work style with strong customer focus
  • Detail-oriented with Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong teamwork skills collaborate and work effectively in teams across different businesses, functions and geographies
  • Ability to manage several issues in parallel while keeping focus on priority and due dates
  • Strong influencing skills paired with project management/leadership skills
  • Willingness to work globally across different time zones


Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. 

$120K - $150K