Infrastructure Engineer - Work Management Tools

TALENT Software Services
Reston, VA
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Full Time
Infrastructure Engineer - Work Management ToolsJob Summary: Talent Software Services is in search of a Infrastructure Engineer - Work Management ToolsA' for a contract position in Reston, VA. Opportunity will be six months with a strong chance for a long-term extension.Position Summary: The Level II Engineers work as part of a team (engineers and analysts) responsible for supporting work management platforms, product vision and technology solutions for client. Responsibilities include but not limited to working with our vendors and other engineers to design, develop and implement solutions. Additionally, the candidate will serve as a JIRA product owner and will be responsible for creating design specifications and preparing technical documentation. The successful candidate will an interest and background in Jira and other Work Management tools and technologies. This person will provide support for various systems, such as ServiceNow, and Miro.Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:Help build the strategy to improve workforce productivity through work management technologies.Promote best practices within the team to improve quality, reduce risk, increase security, promote efficiency, and reuse, and minimize costs.Analyze business needs that align with Work Management platforms capabilities in support of workforce engineering and operations.Innovate our Jira and other work management and support technologies.Document designs using best practices with a focus on user experience and security.Be the subject matter expert for our JIRA solution while also being quickly jump in other area within our work management capabilities.Work with our vendors to design, develop, implement, support, and innovate our JIRA technology.Provide operational support for all capabilities in our advanced support and collaboration portfolio.Maintain a thorough understanding of existing and emerging Jira as well as other End User work management technologies to drive collaboration, productivity, and an improved user experience.PROBLEM SOLVING & INNOVATIONIdentifies problems that affect departmental effectiveness or flow of work to other areas.Solicits perspectives and ideas from others to resolve problems.As appropriate, recommend changes in work functions, systems, or procedures; proposes and helps implement improvement experiments using modern engineering design methods.Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Identifies corrective actions.COMMUNICATIONSEffectively communicates specialized information about programs, operations, or services to varied audiences; fosters a high trust culture.Makes formal presentations.Conceptualizes and writes varied materials informing constituents of various products and services.Reads, digests, and summarizes large quantities of complex data.Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects.Represent the team.TEAMWORKEstablishes networks across work streams enabling work to progress forward.Shares job knowledge and provides solutions.Makes meaningful contributions to projects and engineering initiatives.Takes initiative, anticipates and provides insight into project roadmaps in support of both individual and group goals.Interacts closely with senior technical team members. A cents € cents CUSTOMER SERVICE & SUPPORTSeeks direct feedback from customers to determine program, product, or service effectiveness.Recommends new ways to promote programs, products, and services in response to customer suggestions.Participates in setting and meeting customer service standards and priorities.Shares information received through direct customer contacts with other departments or divisions to enhance overall organization effectiveness.LEADERSHIP & DECISION MAKINGEffectively delegates tasks to others and is accountable for quality of results.Establishes clear expectations regarding work assignments and communicates constructive feedback on a regular basis.Provides constructive guidance and coaching to other staff within the work unit, as appropriate.Independently makes decisions that affect achievement of assigned objectives, consistent with professional standards.PROJECT OR PROCESS MANAGEMENTContributes to the development of program or project planning.Establishes priorities and monitors status, preparing regular progress reports.Affective communication of issues, risks and deadlinesJOB KNOWLEDGEKnowledgeable in all areas within functional scope of responsibilities.Applies education, training, and experience in a particular occupation to perform professional responsibilities independently.Uses in-depth knowledge of Client programs, products or services to meet constituent needs effectively.ANALYSISPrepares analysis of cost, available material and staff resources and anticipated revenues.Employ reviews to reduce cycle time and maintain quality.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Technology3 to 5 years of experience in Jira systemsStrong knowledge of JIRA related end user support technology and solutions.Experience in systems monitoring for performance and uptimeExcellent written and verbal communication; able to collaborate and rally support.Preferred:Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to work with a diverse set of colleagues.Strong decision-making, problem-solving, critical thinking, and testing skills.Self-starter with the ability to set priorities, work independently, and attain goals.Ethos of continuous improvement and interest in learning new things.Strong ability to understand and internalize the big picture and broader implications.Experience with video editing software or formatting video recordings for web publishing.Experience with Microsoft O365, Google workspaces, Miro, or other work management is a plus.Experience working in an Agile-Scrum environment a plus.If this job is a match for your background, we would be honored to receive your application!A' A' Providing consulting opportunities to TALENTed people since 1987, we offer a host of opportunities including contract, contract to hire and permanent placement. 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