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Frontend Performance Engineer at Atlassian

in Sydney, NSW

Job description

Are you passionate about front-end performance engineering? Do you want to drive performance optimisations across our products that enable millions of people to envision and build great software?


We’re looking for a technical guide in front-end performance monitoring and optimisation. You will directly impact the experience of millions of active users; and also influence the way engineering teams approach performance.


Simply put, you will:

  • Build tooling and dashboards to give development teams clear visibility of their performance
  • Help teams to identify and fix bottlenecks through deep performance analysis.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with your team to build tooling that brings performance engineering directly into the hands of front-end developers.
  • Influence how development teams approach performance engineering, and the architectures they choose.
  • Shape how you work. We strive to follow a lean and agile approach, so we count on everyone to continuously improve how we deliver our work
  • Join a growing company and growing team, so you will be able to add your own spin to your role
  • Learn from your peers and share your experience: we have a team of people who are the best at what they do

Experience we are looking for:

  • 7+ years of hands-on experience as a developer, front-end developer or architect; 3+ years experience in front-end performance optimisation
  • Experience using Chrome DevTools for analysing performance
  • Experience gathering and analysing real user metrics from the browser
  • Experience with performance auditing tools such Lighthouse, WebPageTest
  • Deep understanding of front-end optimisation concepts - e.g. caching, CDN, networking, HTTP/2, server-side rendering
  • Strong leadership, motivational and influencing skills
  • Clear communicator with the ability to share your rationale for your direction with engineers and non-engineering audiences
  • Deep understanding of engineering practices
  • Experience working in lean and agile environments

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

Software is changing the world, and we’re at the center of it all. With a customer list that reads like a who's who in tech, and a highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team collaboration with products like Jira Software, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello. Driven by honest values, an amazing culture, and consistent revenue growth, we’re out to unleash the potential of every team. From Amsterdam and Austin to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who are powered by passion and eager to do the best work of their lives in a highly autonomous yet collaborative, no B.S. environment.


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.


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