Group Product Manager - Jira Scale & Performance
- Bengaluru, India
Atlassian is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new and existing Atlassians will continue to work from home until it’s safe to return to our offices. When our offices re-open, we will provide the choice to work from home or return to work in an office unless a job requirement makes it necessary for a particular role to be performed at an Atlassian office.
Over the last 18 years Jira has grown to become an industry defining product for the world’s developers. Since then more than 100,000 organisations including a large swath of the fortune 500 have chosen Jira for it’s flexibility, customizability, extensibility and for helping them to make their work flow. This has scaled Jira’s usage both horizontally with more organisations adopting Jira and vertically with more users, issues, projects, workflows etc in a single Jira instance. As the industry and our customers shift from on-premises to cloud we will ensure they have a great performance experience in Jira Cloud regardless of their size. This makes the Jira Scale and Performance team critical to Jira and Atlassian.
This GPM role is in the Jira Scale and Performance organisation. We believe that the performance of our products is foundational to all user experience and critical to unblock customers migrating from on-prem to Jira cloud. Our mission is to ensure The world’s largest companies choose Jira Cloud for its performance at any scale.
This position manages one Senior PM in Bangalore and two Senior PMs in Gdansk, Poland. This requires an experienced people leader that knows how to empower, engage and lead multiple streams of work via their direct reports to;
Improve the performance of Jira’s board and backlog pages
Insure that the largest customers in the process of migrating their workflows from their on-prem instances have a preferable performance experience
Reducing the load on the database to handle ever increasing user concurrency across Jira and its key views
Additionally, this role is paired with a two-pizza R&D team in Bangalore that is tasked with reducing the DB search load generated via Jira Cloud’s REST API.
Background and Experience
- Has sufficient technical background to keep up with exceptional engineers
- Ideally having been involved ensuring performance and/or reliability of applications at scale
- Has had exposure to working on collaboration and or work management and/or developer/ IT tools or platforms
- Has worked in large scale highly collaborative companies
- Has worked with teams spread across multiple sites/timezones/geos
- A strong passion for people leadership & experience in managing Senior PMs in tech organisations
- A minimum of 5 years experience leading a Product Group
- Ability to communicate directly and clearly, with a strong emphasis on careful listening
- Computer Science, technical degree or you were an engineer in the past
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.
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