Principal Development Engineer, Commerce

Feb, 25
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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.
What’s Commerce @ Atlassian?
The Commerce team in Atlassian provides a platform for revenue flow across all our products, from Jira and Confluence to our newest acquisitions. We own the full life cycle of a purchase starting from the shopping cart to upgrades / downgrades to billing administration. Personas we build for include end users, internal advocates and external third party vendors as well as our business team members.
What’s the principal engineer role?
As an Engineer well into your career, we know you're an expert at what you do and have a breadth of experience across multiple backend technologies. You take pride in being someone who more junior members look up to 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 the chance to:

    • Regularly tackle the largest and most complex problems on the team, from technical design to launch
    • Deliver solutions that are used by other teams and products
    • Determine plans-of-attack on large projects
    • Routinely tackle complex architecture challenges and apply architectural standards and start using them on new projects
    • Lead code reviews & documentation as well as take on complex bug fixes, especially on high-risk problems
    • Set the standard for thorough, meaningful code reviews
    • Partner across engineering teams to take on company-wide initiatives spanning multiple projects
    • Transfer your depth of knowledge from your current language to excel as a Software Engineer
    • Mentor more junior members

Sound like an exciting opportunity? We think so too... In order to set you up for impact on day one, we'll expect you to have this on your first day:

    • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Computer science in a related technical field or similar experience
    • Expert-level experience with one or more prominent languages such as Java, C# or C/C++ is crucial.
    • An expert in at least one technical topic/domain
    • Passion for collaborating with and mentoring junior members of the team
    • A real appetite for helping others learn and grow
    • Considers the customer impact when making technical decisions
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.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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.
Learn more about Atlassian’s culture, interviewing flow, and hiring process by checking out our Candidate Resource Hub.
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