Principal Backend Software Engineer, Growth

Principal Growth Engineer, Back-End Specialty

Atlassian is looking for an experienced and talented Principal Engineer to join the Growth Team. This is a unique team, the first of its kind in our Mountain View office, working closely with marketing, product, platform and data science teams. The team’s mission is to take on the biggest opportunities for Atlassian to accelerate its growth, bringing us closer to our company wide mission to scale to 100 million MAU.

As a Principal Engineer you are encouraged to drive the team to deliver measurable impact iteratively. You will work in an autonomous, empowered, and creative position; it’s your chance to show ambitious moves, be curious and seek the "why" and "why not". You are able to dive into both qualitative and quantitative data, build up a deep understanding of customers, and stay nimble as the team charts a course towards success. You’re comfortable driving feature delivery end to end and pivoting the strategy and be creative with decisions based on product and design sense seeking maximum impact. You want to validate ideas quickly and be proactive to make the right things happen.

This is an exciting opportunity to push the envelope in the way new users enter our products, leveraging analytics to build up an understanding of what makes different types of customers successful, and utilizing our segmentation platform to deliver targeted experiences. The team works across a broad range of technical stacks and operates with a philosophy of build, measure and learn.

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

  • 6+ years of industry experience working as a software engineer and 2+ years working in growth team
  • Experience with Java and its ecosystem
  • Understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS industry with hands on experience with public cloud offerings (e.g., AWS, GAE, Azure)
  • Familiarity with A/B testing
  • Experience with SQL and basic data and numerical analysis

It's great, but not required if you have:

  • Hands on experience with Javascript and its frameworks (like Angular or React)
  • Experience with growth experimentation techniques and implementation
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems
  • Understanding of basic statistical concepts like Confidence Intervals and statistical tests for experiments & trials

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.

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.

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