Lead Principal Architect, Experience Platform

Apr, 18
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Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. As our offices re-open, Atlassians can choose to work remotely or return to an office, unless it’s necessary for the role to be performed in the office. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.
Atlassian helps teams everywhere change the world and our software is used by more than half of the Fortune 100 companies, connecting people with content and co-workers they need to get their jobs done, faster. Our products are revolutionising the software industry and helping teams collaborate and craft the magic that delivers their best work. Think NASA launching the Rover on Mars or Cochlear gifting those born deaf with the ability to hear, your work directly impacts the products they use to advance humanity!
Do you want to be accountable for the technical painted picture for cross-product end user and admin experiences? As the Lead Principal Architect for Experience Platform (XP), you'll contribute to and enforce / review Cloud-wide architecture patterns in XP teams. This is a chance to mentor other architects across Cloud Platform. Our products share many common experiences for end-users and administrators. These shared screens, interactions, and interfaces unify our products, providing a consistent surface area for the benefit of our customers. 
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Some examples of cross-product experiences whose technical evolution you will drive:

    • Identity Platform - All of our products have (or will soon have) a common account system for end-users. This is known as the "Atlassian account". Our customers use their Atlassian account to access our products with one set of credentials and under one authentication session.
    • Access Management - This is how permissions are applied to grant or deny access to our products, APIs, and services. Our access management practices are applied across our account management system and permissions service to control permissions.
    • Cross product search - Our cross-product search surfaces results including pages, tickets, and instances from across our products. It delivers a personalized search experience, by using contextual information about what spaces users work in, to provide the most relevant document(s) specific to each user.

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

    • Extensive experience as a platform architect within an enterprise SaaS company
    • Expertise in SaaS architecture on AWS
    • Deeper knowledge in Identity Platform, Data Visualisation and Workflow & Automation
    • Experience with product and platform strategy in order to help prioritise projects, look for partnership opportunities and identify missing capabilities
    • Experience in making platform capabilities easy to discover and adopt for internal and external developers.
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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If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can rock the role, we’d love to learn more about you.
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