JIRA/Confluence Site Administrator

Irvine, California, United States · Information Technology expand job description ↓


The JIRA/Confluence administrator/systems development engineer would be responsible for administering a large on-premise instance of JIRA and Confluence on a Linux platform. A candidate in this role would also be responsible for operational excellence around these services used by our cross-discipline engineering team and program managers. Responsibilities include setting up new projects, developing role-based access control, managing workflow schemes, screen schemes, custom fields, custom reporting, and gadget integration. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative environment. You will take part in designing solutions to hard problems across the infrastructure platform.

The Comany-

Tyvak Nano Satellite Systems is a fast-growing company that builds cool satellites that enhance our customer's ability to complete compelling missions. Being a part of the team at Tyvak means you will be able to see the impact of your work, partner alongside other smart engineers from a number of disciplines, and take pride in the satellites we watch. Great benefits package too! Our brand new facility in Irvine is designed to encourage our team to collaborate for the launch of exciting new things.

As the JIRA/Confluence Owner, you will research what’s new in the marketplace and recommend add-ons and integrations to meet requirements. You will participate with stakeholders for new requests and enhancements.

  • Administer all projects in JIRA and Confluence to meet corporate and program-based needs.
  • Plan and coordinate feature improvements and upgrades around Atlassian services.
  • Improve the user experience around Atlassian services, this may include over-the-shoulder training.
  • Analyze and improve availability, efficiency, capacity, scalability, security and performance of our services.
  • Develop and maintain operations tools.
  • Assist with internal test execution of code change and integration, including documenting results, tracking defects, and troubleshooting defects and issues that arise out of testing


  • A minimum of 5 years of systems development experience
  • More than 2 years of experience as an Atlassian Tool Suite Administrator: some combination of JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Clover, Stash, Fisheye, Crucible and Crowd
  • A bachelor's degree in ISM, Computer Science or Engineering.
  • A working knowledge of Agile (Scrum or Kanban) methodologies
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and get things done in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to solve problems at their root, thinking at a systems level and understanding the broad context of the tool’s usefulness for the company
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Functional scripting/programming experience with Perl/Python/Ruby, Bash.
  • Experience writing SQL and MDX database queries for advanced reporting.
  • Experience developing JIRA plug-ins in JAVA.
  • Experience developing in Javascript
  • Experience tuning JIRA performance for end user experience
  • Energy and passion to invent and create new solutions, challenge the status quo and drive positive change.
  • Carving out requirements around ambiguous projects.
  • Ability and willingness to go above and beyond one’s comfort zone when it comes to learning about other infrastructure services that integrate with Atlassian services.
  • Energy and passion to invent and create new solutions, challenge the status quo and drive positive change.


  • Salary and benefits are market competitive.
  • 100% paid PPO medical benefits plan for eligible employees + family.

To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Terran Orbital/Tyvak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, veteran status, disability status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.

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