Engineering Manager, Jira Platform

Atlassian helps teams everywhere change the world. Our products are revolutionizing 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.

We have an opportunity for an Engineering Manager to lead and develop a team of high performing developers for our Jira team in Bengaluru. You will be part of a growing team, delivering value to our customers through creative improvements to our flagship product. You will work closely with our design and product management teams to influence the direction of the product and plan the steps to get there.

You will be responsible building effective teams, empowering them to achieve their goals, and putting those goals into broader context. Your greatest responsibility will be looking after the individuals reporting to you, mentoring, coaching and supporting them in their professional development, unlocking their potential, and challenge them to step outside their comfort zone to grow and excel. You’ll collaborate with other developers to write the best code for the project and deliver amazing results that our users love.

We are of course are using Jira to build Jira, and our best-of-breed technology stack also comprises a new native React/Redux front-end stack, as well as microservices being developed in multiple languages including Java and Kotlin running on Amazon's AWS. This new microservices architecture provides developers the opportunity to use the latest cloud native techniques to rapidly create product experiences our customers will love.

We'll expect you to have:

  • Significant experience with frontend and backend technologies (JavaScript/ES6, Java, Kotlin etc) and building large scale web software.
  • 10+ years of product design/development experience
  • 2+ years of experience leading a high performing development team
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies
  • Employee performance & growth management
  • Ability to drive technical excellence, pushing innovation and quality
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Working well within a multi-functional team, and a willingness to mentor developers via tech design reviews, code reviews, etc and can also collaborate effectively on ideas and designs with some of the best architects and developers in Atlassian

  • Experience in the following is preferred:

  • Passion for building highly available and large scale distributed systems
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Continuous delivery and deployment
  • AWS



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

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

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