Senior Backend Software Developer, Security

United States
May, 17
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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 through the power of software and we are looking for a well-rounded developer to join Atlassian's security development team. This team is responsible for building and operating mature software systems to improve the entire company's security posture. As an Engineer, you’ll be part of a team responsible for crafting, implementing, monitoring, scaling, and optimizing the code that powers platform services.
If you are a strong software developer interested in developing your info security expertise, this role is a rare opportunity to do just that!

What you will be working on -

    • Implement solutions that meet performance, scalability, reliability, high availability, and operation excellence goals for our Vulnerability Management Infrastructure at Atlassian
    • Follow agile software development methodologies, such as CI/CD and you build it, you run it
    • Understand system interdependencies and limitations in a microservices architecture
    • Breakdown problems into simple, elegant solutions.
    • Grow other developers. Act as a mentor and lead junior engineers by example

On your first day, you will have the following -

    • A passion for delivering high-quality code on-time
    • Bachelors/Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
    • 5+ years of software development experience
    • Proficiency in any modern programming language (preferably experience in GoLang and Python)
    • Experience building APIs and microservices
    • Don't worry if you aren't a security pro

It's a bonus if you have -

    • Experience building software with a focus on operational excellence
    • Experience building large scale distributed systems using AWS or other cloud services
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Familiarity with containers
    • Experience
    • An understanding of how to use metrics to guide technical decisions
    • Familiarity with security systems would be a huge bonus (but not a requirement)
Atlassian is a company that lives and breathes our values, as we seek to unleash the potential of every team. We offer 40 hours per year of paid leave for doing non-profit work so that you can Be the Change You Seek in the world as well as at work, in addition to unlimited vacation time to help you Build with Heart and Balance. As part of the wider security organization, we will expect you to speak at conferences, make open source contributions, and lead cross-team initiatives all designed to drive security forward not only inside Atlassian but across the industry with uncomfortable openness.
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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