Jama Connect User Guide

Permissions by roles

Some permissions are included with the user's license type. In addition, users can be assigned roles that grant them additional permissions shown in this table. 

Table showing permissions by roles

Users must have the required license type for role-related permissions to work.

Table showing roles and required license type


The role of system administrator only applies to self-hosted customers. Jama Software serves as the system administrator for cloud customers.


Risk Management requires additional licensing for your organization, as well as creator, stakeholder or test runner licenses for all risk management participants. Contact your Jama Software account manager for more information.