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Engineering Manager, Core Networks & Automation at Atlassian

Sydney, NSW

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Atlassian is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new and existing Atlassians will continue to work from home until it’s safe to return to our offices. When our offices re-open, we will provide the choice to work from home or return to work in an office unless a job requirement makes it necessary for a particular role to be performed at an Atlassian office.

Atlassian helps teams everywhere change the world. Our products are revolutionizing the software industry and helping teams collaborate and build the magic that delivers their best work. Think NASA launching the Rover on Mars or Cochlear giving those born deaf with the ability to hear, your work directly impacts the products they use to advance humanity. 

We're looking for an Engineering Manager to lead a team of engineers in the Sydney timezone to bring more network integration and automation to unleash Atlassian teams and customers, to get sh!t done. You'll be part of a growing team, crafting our next generation of infrastructure and delivering value to our customers through creative improvements to our product. You'll be at the helm to build an effective team, empowering them to achieve their goals, and putting those goals into broader context. Your greatest responsibility will be looking after the individuals reporting to you, mentoring and supporting them in their professional development, unlocking their potential, and challenging them to step outside their comfort zone to grow and excel. 

Come and join us building solutions that operate at large scale and be empowered to improve Atlassian products to truly deliver a reliable and flawless experience to all Atlassian developers and customers. 

On your first day, we'll expect you to have:

  • Significant experience with building large scale systems using cloud providers 
  • Experience leading a development, infrastructure or platform team
  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies
  • Ability to drive technical excellence, pushing innovation and quality 
  • Strong organizational, contribution, and project management skills
  • Operational maturity with teams responsible for running mission-critical production services
  • Strong customer empathy
  • Be able to drive team innovation through robust technical sparring sessions

Experience in the following is preferred:

  • Employee performance and growth management
  • Large scale distributed systems 
  • Building and running cloud-provider-based infrastructure
  • Microservices
  • Python development
  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery
  • Infrastructure-as-Code frameworks such as CloudFormation or Terraform 
  • Networking: IP, TCP, HTTP, DNS, Proxy technologies
  • AWS building blocks such as VPC and TGW
  • Product management practices

More about our team

The Core Network & Automation team's remit is developing and operating the Atlassian network, to high levels of reliability and at large scale. Our mission is to ensure Atlassian’s network services are available, scalable and engineered to meet the ever growing demand for functionality and speed.
The team currently covers all the aspects around network design, engineering, implementation, operations and network tools/automation development & system administration.

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.

Additional Information

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

Atlassian is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all individuals participating in the application and interview process, and while performing job functions. Please note that you will have the opportunity to request accommodations at each stage of the assessment process. To request accommodations before scheduling an interview, please reach out to [email protected] and someone will follow up shortly.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Learn more about Atlassian’s culture, interviewing flow, and hiring process by checking out our Candidate Resource Hub.

About Atlassian

Office address

  • 341 George Street, Sydney CBD, NSW, 2000

Company size

1001-5000 people

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