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Application Administrator
Abbott Park, Illinois  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on January 19, 2022
Job Id #53006 Posted January 4, 2022


  • We are looking for a highly experienced Jira and Confluence specialist.

Years Experience:

  • 5-9 years


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and familiarity with the different types of applications used by large teams to manage the SDLC and adopt various
  • best practices in software development (exposure to SDLC in medical or defense environment a plus).
  • Experience working with and administering third party client-only application and enterprise applications (client/server and web based).
  • Able to rapidly absorb and implement new technologies and procedures.
  • Technical and communication skills to support, diagnose, and troubleshoot end-user problems (supporting software engineering teams a plus).
  • At least three years of experience in systems support.
  • Must have solid experience administering PTC Integrity ALM for managing requirements, tests, and test results.
  • Working knowledge of defect tracking systems, and source control systems.
  • Understanding of access management and information security concepts.

Software and Tools Used/Supported (experience with all of these is not required, but exposure, understanding and prior administration is a plus):

  • Application Lifecycle Management:
    • PTC Integrity, DOORS, HP Quality Center, TFS
  • Defect Tracking:
    • JIRA, ClearQuest Static Code Analysis: Coverity, CodeSonar, etc.
  •  Source Code Control:
    • AccuRev, Git/Bitbucket, ClearCase, TFS, SVN Continuous Integration: Jenkins, TeamCity, Build Forge
  • System Configuration Management:
    • Chef, Puppet, Ansible
  • Scripting:
    • Windows (powershell), Linux/Mac (bash), PERL, Ruby
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline


  • Collaborate with engineers on use of third party applications that allow them to more effectively define, design, develop, verify, and validate high quality and secure medical software.
  • This includes configuring/customizing third party applications to solve business problems, while ensuring those applications enforce key product development processes.
  • Provide training to internal users (small group and individual), troubleshoot application problems, define procedures that general IT support staff can follow to resolve tier 1 requests (new accounts, software installs, etc.).
  • Participate in the teams recurring work direction meetings (aka scrum standups) and team planning meetings.
  • May recommend purchase of software and coordinates installation with vendors and/or technician.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


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