Jira Administrator

Plano - Texas (TX), 75024

Toyota Connected

Job Description:

If you want to change the way the world works, transform the automotive industry and positively impact others on a global scale, then Toyota Connected is the right place for you! Within our collaborative, fast-paced environment we focus on continual improvement and work in a highly iterative way to deliver exceptional value in the form of connected products and services that wow and delight our customers and the world around us. Come help us reimagine what mobility can be today and for years to come!

Job Description:
6 Month+ Contract

Toyota Connected has an exciting opportunity for a Jira Administrator to join our expanding team. As a Jira guru, you will lead the overall management, configuration, and support for Jira and Confluence, working to ensure best practices across Toyota Connected and multiple partner groups we collaborate with. Teams and leadership need strong visual reporting from Jira for individual teams as well as networks of teams working on some of our more complex efforts, so we are looking for someone with expertise in understanding the needs of the teams and leadership and ability to translate that into rapid functionality improvements.

You will also work in tandem with other Jira specialists as they maintain other instances across Toyota, so you can share and learn from each other, but you will primarily be responsible for Toyota Connected's Jira instance and the teams and groups that use it.

  • Administer and maintain Jira and Confluence instance including plug-ins, etc
  • Maintain, optimize, and improve our process and Jira instances for onboarding, offboarding, project setup, information security, and support requests
  • Work with multiple vendor partners who are part of our Jira instance to unify security and onboarding/offboarding processes
  • Assist in setup of new projects for access control, workflow schemes, workflow automation, screen schemes, security schemes, custom fields, reporting and integration
  • Develop metrics, dashboards, reports, and advanced filters to provide end-users and business leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and business intelligence
  • Provide direction when it comes to Jira security, performance and customization
  • Provide Jira training to users and administrators
  • Serve as a point of escalation for Atlassian-related issues
  • Document all changes and plug-ins so that other Jira professionals can fully
understand your work Qualifications:
  • You're smart and can demonstrate it
  • Expert level knowledge in integrating, configuring, securing, and customizing Jira and Confluence
  • Strong experience using Jira Service Desk
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with leadership and teams across multiple partners to ensure security and best practices
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment and can take abstract ideas, translate, and implement them into best practice visualizations
  • Able to understand Kanban and work from a Kanban board
  • Experience scripting with Jira REST APIs is a plus
What's in it for you?

In addition to excellent compensation, you'll also receive:
  • Annual Patent-a-thons and Hackathons to embrace your superior creative thinking ability.
  • Free catered lunches every day. We try to keep it healthy, but Fridays are "cheat" days, so you can get your carbs on!
  • Two fully stocked Nespresso bars for your coffee and tea fixes.
  • Stocked kitchens with healthy snacks including fresh fruit, almonds, mixed nuts, pretzels, trail mix, and flavored waters. Nobody is hangry here!
  • Fun game room for the gamer that lives inside you! Xbox, virtual reality, and Nintendo Switch gamers live here and are always ready for their next opponent.
  • No dress code! Come as you are. We know the smart people we hire don't need to be told what to wear.
  • Free covered garage parking to shield your vehicle from those sneaky storms and to protect your buns from the Texas sun.
Who Are We?

Toyota Connected is a new company created to infuse the power of big data and cloud intelligence into all aspects of the mobility experience so that driving a Toyota or Lexus is more personal, intuitive and safe. We create and enable technologies that delight, simplify and connect the lives of those who use our products. We believe this mobility revolution will empower our customers to use their vehicles in an array of exciting new ways. We support, celebrate and thrive on the opportunity to provide Mobility for All.

Making a connected life a more human experience takes humans from all walks of life. Toyota Connected celebrates and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces you regardless of your gender, religion, sexual orientation, skin color, age, disability, military or veteran status, big shot relative, or Instagram fame. Different makes us awesome.

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