Project roles

As we have seen, groups are collections of users and are applied globally. JIRA offers another way of grouping users, which is applied on the project level only.

Project role



Project role that represents the administrator of the project (for example, project manager).


Project role that represents the developer of the project.


Project role that represents the user of the project (for example, tester).

Project role browser

Similar to users and groups, project roles are maintained centrally by the JIRA administrator through the Project Role Browser. There is a slight difference however, since project roles are specific to projects, JIRA administrators only define what roles are available ...

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