Advance your career administering Atlassian products

Atlassian offers administrators training, certifications, and access to a global network of peers so they can find inspiration and advance their careers.

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The Atlassian admin career path at a glance

Admins maintain Atlassian configurations across instances and projects. You can be a Jira admin, Confluence admin, Organization admin — and more. All Atlassian admins keep teams honest with best practices and balance structure with flexibility to meet the changing needs of their organization.


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Three ways to advance your Atlassian administration career

Grow your network

Whether you prefer to find your people at an event near you or connect in an online group just for admins, the Atlassian Community can help you build a vibrant network to learn and grow with.

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Attend an upcoming event near you

Atlassian Community Events are free, user-led events held in cities around the globe. Meet and swap tips with Atlassian admins in your city.

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Join an online group for admins

Jira Cloud admins have their own dedicated space in the online community to ask questions, access resources, and rub elbows with fellow admins and Atlassians.

Build your skills

Atlassian University offers courses to help you develop your skills and increase your success as an admin. Demand is high—and growing—for roles in Jira administration and Jira Service Management administration.

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Take Jira Administration Part One

This self-paced on-demand course will give you a strong foundation as you start your journey toward becoming a Jira administrator.

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Enroll in Managing Jira Service Projects

Learn to create a service desk for your customers and manage a service project using Jira Service Management.

Showcase your expertise

Earn recognition and highlight your skills with an official Atlassian certification. Advance your career with a certification that carries Atlassian’s reputation — no matter where you are in the world.

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Earn a Jira Administration for Cloud Certification

Get certified as a Jira Administrator for Cloud. This certification and free prep course covers configuring and managing Jira Cloud to support any development or business team.

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Earn an Atlassian Cloud Organization Admin Certification

Get certified as an Atlassian Cloud Organization Admin. This certification covers the skills needed to configure and manage Atlassian Cloud sites and products to support your organization.