Senior Engineering Manager, Data Center for Jira & Jira Service Management

Mar, 25
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Our mission at Atlassian is to unleash the potential of every team. As the leader for Jira and Jira Service Management (JSM) Data Center at Atlassian, you will join an engineering-led company and the award-winning leader in software development and collaboration tools.
Atlassian’s Data Center products are self-managed versions of our world-leading agile collaboration tools, built for the enterprise. Working as an Engineering Manager means working with and improving the experience of thousands of captivating customers including Airbnb, NASA, Cisco, eBay and Toyota.
In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of engineering in the product’s life-cycle. Through your hard-working teams you’ll build technical and architectural strategy, and collaborate with broader Atlassian engineering teams. You'll drive excellence in security, reliability, quality and engineering enablement across Jira and JSM Data Center. Does this sound like your dream job? We want to hear from you! 

More about the role...

    • Building customer trust in how Jira Data Center works at very large scales, in terms of stability, scalability, reliability, and performance
    • Managing the teams responsible for product development, including security bug fix, performance improvements and performance testing, critical issue management and support, platform maintenance, and improvement.
    • This is a manager-of-managers role of an organization of roughly 70 engineers.
    • Working with product and design counterparts to build a 1–2 year strategy, outlining projects that support: our product, reliability, security, performance, and scalability goals.
    • Making sure the strategy turns into plans and roadmaps and finally into actual deliverables from engineering teams
    • Mentoring, empowering and inspiring the managers who report to you. Our engineering leaders put our team members first, providing the right support for them to lead projects on autonomous, forward-thinking teams.
    • Enabling our multi-functional product teams to ship features quickly and safely as our team grows in size, providing them with the tooling and processes needed for success.
    • Leading with integrity and inspiration, by drawing from past experiences within large-scale complex systems and/or product experience with complex enterprise software.

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

    • 5+ years of engineering management experience managing high-performing engineering teams. Experience managing remote employees (The team sits 70% in Gdansk and Sydney, 30% remote). Experience managing managers.
    • Experience setting an incredibly high bar for operational excellence across an engineering team, and putting systems in place to measure against that bar. Experience in decreasing operational costs in the organization.
    • Experience leading teams executing on product development. Experience in working closely with Product Management, Design, Program Management to set vision and strategy for the product.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills: written and verbal, in person and remote. You have the ability to build a strong partnership at all levels of our team, and have proven leadership skills in listening, influencing and coordinating.
    • Customer focus. A passion for understanding customers and their needs. Empathizing with our customers is crucial in order to build the right set of reliability practices.
    • Proven technical background and acumen stemming from deep understanding and experience across complex products and systems. Deep understanding of application security, web applications, and modern techniques for building software. Understanding of the latest build, test, deployment, and configuration tools. Real-world experience building high-performance, large-scale systems (and the scars to prove it).
    • Have a Bachelor or higher degree, or its equivalent, in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems Management or a closely related field of study.
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.
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.
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