Engineering Manager, Backbone Engineering

Full Time

Atlassian is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. Everyone new to the team, along with our current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.

DUTIES:
MANAGE A TEAM OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING THE BACKEND FEATURES FOR COMPANY’S PROPRIETARY CONFLUENCE CLOUD PRODUCT. MANAGE A SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TEAM WHICH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING A LARGE-SCALE REACT APPLICATION THAT COMPANY SHIPS TO CUSTOMERS WITHIN MINUTES. COORDINATE WITH COMPANY’S DESIGN AND PRODUCT MANAGEMENT TEAMS TO INFLUENCE THE DIRECTION OF THE CONFLUENCE PRODUCT AND ITS COMPONENTS, AND TO IMPROVE THE TEAMS’ STRATEGIES TO MEET INTERNAL COMPANY GOALS. MANAGE THE TEAM’S DEVELOPMENT IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT THEY ARE BUILDING UPON THE NEXT GENERATION OF COMPANY’S SOFTWARE INFRASTRUCTURE, AND TO ENSURE THAT THEY ARE DELIVERING ADDED VALUE TO THE COMPANY'S CUSTOMERS THROUGH NEW IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMPANY’S SOFTWARE PRODUCT OFFERINGS. RESPONSIBLE FOR BUILDING EFFECTIVE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS, EMPOWERING THEM TO ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS, AND PUTTING THOSE GOALS INTO BROADER CONTEXT. UTILIZE KNOWLEDGE OF AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE WITH AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS) TO DEVELOP THE CONFLUENCE SOFTWARE PRODUCT. MENTOR PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT OF TEAM MEMBERS. HELP DEVELOP THEIR CAREERS AND ASSIGN THEM TO PROJECTS TAILORED TO THEIR SKILL LEVELS, PERSONALITIES, WORK STYLES, AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS. PROVIDE CONTINUOUS FEEDBACK, ADDRESS UNDERPERFORMANCE, AND RECOGNIZE THE INDIVIDUAL STRENGTHS AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF YOUR TEAM MEMBERS. HIRING, DEVELOPING AND RETAINING TOP TALENT AND BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE OVERALL TEAM STRUCTURE. WORK WITH DIRECT REPORTS, PEERS, ARCHITECTS AND PRODUCT MANAGERS TO MAINTAIN A PRIORITIZED BACKLOG AND CREATE SHORT TERM AND LONG-TERM GOALS. INSTILL A SPIRIT OF CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT IN THE TEAM'S CODE, ARCHITECTURE, AND PROCESSES. DEVELOP HIGHLY RELIABLE, SCALABLE, EXTREMELY HIGH-VOLUME, FAULT-TOLERANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM. BRINGING PRODUCTIVITY, QUALITY, AND COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE TO SW DEVELOPMENT BY SOLVING COMPLEX PROBLEMS IN COMPONENT/PRODUCT LEVEL CONDUCT DESIGN REVIEWS, AND CODE REVIEWS. FOLLOW GOOD CODING, TESTING AND DOCUMENTING PRACTICES SOFTWARE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS AND TUNING.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION: 
MASTER’S DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, OR A RELATED FIELD PLUS TWO (2) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING; TWO (2) YEARS OF MANAGER EXPERIENCE; AND TWO (2) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN BUILDING SCALABLE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS.

ALTERNATE REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION: 
BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, OR A RELATED FIELD PLUS FIVE (5) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING; TWO (2) YEARS OF MANAGER EXPERIENCE; AND TWO (2) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN BUILDING SCALABLE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION: 
MUST PASS TECHNICAL INTERVIEW.
More about our benefits

Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.

More about Atlassian

Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who’s who of tech is why we’re here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned—collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we’re committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

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