Principal Backend Software Engineer - Confluence Cloud - Atlassian Mountain View, United States Bookmark Share Print 45 0 0

Listing Description

Working at Atlassian

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

Confluence Cloud enables teams to build, organize, and collaborate on work in one place from virtually anywhere. It is a team workspace where knowledge and collaboration meet. We are on a journey to grow our cloud infrastructure to migrate and host all existing and new confluence customers data reliably, securely with high performance user experience. For that, we are looking for an experienced Software Engineering Architect with a proven track record to join our Confluence Cloud Growth team.
As an Engineer well into your career, we know you're an expert at what you do and have a breadth of experience across front and backend technologies. You have experience in architecting and building large scale distributed systems. You have a comprehensive understanding of scale, performance, cost, maintainability, and extensibility of production systems used by millions of users daily. You take pride in mentoring junior members and sharing your expertise with others... That's why we're placing a heavy emphasis on leaning on your expertise to take on a high level of responsibility while being a role model and mentor to others on the team.

In this role, you'll get to:
  • Define architecture and roadmap to continuously support hyper customer growth at Confluence
  • Regularly tackle the largest and most complex problems on the team, from technical design to launch
  • Provide technical leadership on high-impact projects and determine plans-of-attack on large projects
  • Routinely tackle complex architecture challenges and apply architectural standards and start using them on new projects
  • Be a champion across the org for continually raising the technical bar and evangelizing a high technical standard
  • Set the standard for meaningful code reviews & documentation
  • Help debug and solve critical infrastructure issues across our services and multiple levels of the stack
  • Partner across engineering teams to take on company-wide initiatives spanning multiple projects
  • Transfer your depth of knowledge and share best engineering practices to improve engineering excellence
  • Mentor and grow the next generation of technical leaders at Atlassian.

  • On your first day, we'll expect you to have
  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Computer science in a related technical field or similar experience
  • Expert-level proficiency in one or more prominent languages such as Java, Python, C#, or C/C++
  • An expertise in building and architecting large scalable distributed systems
  • Experience in systems engineering at scale with regards to testing, reliability, security, and observability
  • Excellent communication skills in written and verbal forms, and an ability to communicate complex technical issues to a range of technical and non-technical audiences (management, peers, clients)
  • Passion to solve complex problems and keep users in mind
  • Passion for collaborating with and mentoring junior members of the team
  • Passion for learning and always improving yourself and the team around you

  • It would be great, but not required if you have
  • Peer-reviewed scientific paper or delivered talk at a relevant conference
  • Development experience with AWS services
  • Practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies (e.g., Scrum)

  • Our perks & benefits

    To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.

    About Atlassian

    The world’s best teams work better together with Atlassian. From medicine and space travel, to disaster response and pizza deliveries, Atlassian software products help teams all over the planet. At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team.

    We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians create our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

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