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Head of Engineering - Growth

Sydney, Australia / Remote


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This is a remote friendly position. With a sufficient timezone overlap with the team, we're able to hire eligible candidates for this role from any location in Australia and New Zealand.

The Growth team is the centre of excellence for experimentation at Atlassian. The team is driving Atlassian's cloud business growth by creating new solutions and is constantly innovating in the space to improve data.

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As the Head of Engineering, looking after User Expansion & 3P related experimentation you will;

  • Lead experimentation teams - driving a culture of data-driven decision-making.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to define hypotheses and experiment plans.
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure efficient and accurate experiment execution.
  • Foster a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
  • Champion the strategic use of experimentation for innovation and growth.

What you'll do:

  • This senior engineering leadership role will lead a global team of ~35 engineers and work closely with product management, design leaders and others to set the strategy, goals and execution roadmap for group.
    Own the significant company goals (OKRs) and their delivery.
  • Set strategy alongside squad partners, growing great leaders, structuring the organisation to support strategy, helping translate strategy into funded execution plans, navigating high-level dependencies with other Atlassian teams, and leading a distributed team of accomplished engineering teams.
  • In a central team, there is a large emphasis on collaboration with other platform and product teams - finding win/win roadmap trade-offs.

Your background:

  • Extensive engineering management experience, following Agile development processes with a history of shipping both consumer products and cloud services.
  • Experience in continuous delivery and deployment practices
  • Strong technical leadership with an ability to devise and effectively communicate a long-term technical strategy, and inspire the organisation around a shared vision for success.
  • Track record of delivering on technology transformations with company-impacting scale and multi-year projects.
  • 5+ years managing senior managers, and a track record of successfully scaling organisations of teams of engineers.
  • Ability to communicate directly and clearly, with a strong emphasis on careful listening and empathy, and a bias toward action.

Advantageous experience:

  • Background or experience in working in statistics - especially related to A/B testing and experimentation
  • Working in a Growth team or organisation
  • Managing remote teams
  • Microservices-based and server-less architectures

Client-provided location(s): Sydney NSW, Australia
Job ID: Atlassian-13100
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • On-Site Gym
    • HSA
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Holiday Events
    • Casual Dress
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • On-Site Cafeteria
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Access to Online Courses
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Founder led
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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