Principal Security Engineer

Job Description

Our security team is growing. Security Engineering is responsible for making sure Atlassian products and services are safe. We are looking for a great Security Engineer who loves finding vulnerabilities in proprietary and open source code. Your responsibilities will include source code auditing, web scanning, and using custom and commercial tools. Most of the code we look at is in Java, Scala, or Python. You’ll also be doing design reviews, code reviews and threat modeling, and collaborating closely with all engineering groups. Because Atlassian writes most of our own tools, the ability to code is crucial. As part of the focus on learning at Atlassian, you'll be able to spend up to 20% of your time on independent research.


More about you

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

  • Solid understanding of application security, especially web applications
  • Experience coding in Java or Python
  • Interest in working with colleagues to understand our products and improve our existing security infrastructure

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

  • Published research on application security


More about our team

We are a small focused group who is committed to protecting security of our customers and of Atlassian itself. We work both independently and in collaboration with development teams as we assess and respond to security issues that might occur with new products and features.

To learn more about working with the Engineering Team at Atlassian, check out our Engineering Team page!


More about the perks

Our offices are open, highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some killer perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, five paid volunteer days a year for your favorite cause, plenty of food and drinks (including beer and bubbly), ergonomic workstations with Aeron chairs, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years, generous employer-paid insurance coverage for you and your family, 401k matching and more.


More about the team

Software is changing the world, and we’re at the center of it all. With more than 60,000 global customers (including 85 of the Fortune 100) and a highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team collaboration with products like JIRA, Confluence and HipChat–and we’re just getting started. 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.

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.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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