Development Team Lead - Marketplace

Job Description

Is leadership in your DNA? Do you love functional programming and want to mentor others with FP methodologies? As a Development Team Lead for Atlassian, you will guide a team of engineers who create the Marketplace storefront for over 60,000 customers and thousands of add-on vendors. This diverse position will provide technical leadership and mentorship through pairing, daily stand-ups, code reviews and ongoing support. You'll work closely with developers, product managers and designers to shape our products. You’ll ensure that commitments stay on track, remove any roadblocks, and facilitate timely decision-making. You’ll also help the team evaluate the size and shape of features and the impact of trade-offs. This role meets with team members one-on-one to foster growth and help developers reach their goals. You’ll also collaborate with other teams across Atlassian to exchange expertise and ensure project coordination is handled smoothly.

More about you

As a candidate to be a Development Team Lead, we expect you to have:

  • Strong experience working with Scala and Java in a professional environment
  • Strong experience working with functional programming. Familiarity with scalaz is a big plus!
  • Experience growing and nurturing high performing, agile teams (4-6 person)
  • Experience with some of the standard front-end technologies like modern HTML, CSS, JavaScript (we use jQuery, Backbone.js, React, and more), REST, JSON
  • A deep architectural understanding of web applications
  • Great creative and innovative problem-solving skills

Bonus points if you have:

  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases (especially MongoDB)
  • Knowledge of open source libraries, tools and frameworks, e.g. for logging, wiring, testing, building. The more the merrier!
  • Excitement about the latest trends in application design
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies like XP or Scrum
  • Interest to learn more about new languages and frameworks

More about the team

As a team lead for Atlassian you will join an engineering-led company and the award-winning leader in software development and collaboration tools with over 60,000 customers. We're looking for a results-driven development team lead to help stoke the fuel on our Atlassian Marketplace rocket ship while also mentoring an awesome team of developers and helping them flourish. You will be working in a fast-paced environment on a service-based application where every line of code your team writes will be appreciated by a customer community of millions. Your team is responsible for implementing, monitoring, and optimizing the code that powers Atlassian Marketplace's data model, analytics, and service APIs. You will work directly with an awesome team of developers, as well as other engineering leaders, product management, design, and more. As a member of one of the fastest-growing businesses at Atlassian, our products are scaling rapidly, and this is the team with the most to gain.

In 2015, Atlassian was awarded the #1 Best Place to Work in Australia for a second straight year—but the love doesn't stop there. We were also voted as the #1 Best Place to Work in Asia for two years running (small and medium size companies), #1 Best Place to Work in the Netherlands (large & multinational companies), and #2 in the US (medium size companies).

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.

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