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Jira Administrator - Overwatch 2

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA 92606
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Jira Administrator - Overwatch 2

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Soldiers, scientists, adventurers, oddities, Jira Administrators? The Overwatch team is looking for a new hero to team up with as a Jira Administrator!

Are you a skilled Administrator in Jira? Come Work with us on Overwatch 2 and help us create something extraordinary.

Our team of talented developers are growing. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do. We believe that if you're looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we will be a phenomenal fit for you.


The Overwatch team is looking for an enthusiastic Jira Administrator to join our group of passionate, talented developers. As a Jira Administrator, you'll work directly with directors, producers, and content creators on managing and maintaining Jira. This includes system administration, monitoring to identify areas for improvement, managing report requests, data hygiene, workflows, and screen layouts.

You will be responsible for supporting and maintaining our Jira environments in collaboration with various disciplines across the organization to improve the performance and stability of our Atlassian stack. You'll also provide communications and training about Jira usage and best practices as we continue to evolve our team.

  • Administrate all Atlassian products the Overwatch 2 team uses
  • Coordinate with enterprise-wide Jira and Confluence support teams
  • Iterate and improve Jira native functionality: reports, issue workflows, screen layouts, etc.
  • Evaluate, test, and implement new versions and add-ons/plug-ins
  • Provide support and advanced troubleshooting for the game team
  • Balance request queue SLAs alongside contributions to longer-term projects
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to design and implement solutions consistent with industry leading practices
  • Creates custom projects with sophisticated workflows, reports, permission schemes, etc. to meet specific needs
  • Be a trusted escalation point for our team
  • Experience in performing Jira Confluence installations, migrations, and add-on installation
  • 2+ years of experience in Groovy, Javascript, or related scripting language
  • Extensive knowledge of administering Atlassian applications (Cloud and/or Data Center)
  • Ability to drive clean, understandable dashboards and reports
  • Understanding of system administration principles (Monitoring, Network, Storage, Scripting)
  • Solid understanding of Program Management methodologies to partner on game team achievements
  • Integration experience with other Atlassian applications (FishEye, BitBucket...)
  • Familiar with HTML and CSS
  • Atlassian certification
Key Attributes
  • Ability to prioritize across various tasks and handle changes in daily workload
  • Desire to work in a diverse environment, interacting with many roles and teams made up of passionate industry veterans working toward a common goal
  • Experience working with Product Design groups
  • Video game industry experience
  • Passion for Blizzard games
Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Accommodation Request: We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to talentacquisition@blizzard.com. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $29.81 - $55.14 Hourly. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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