Senior Developer (Clojure)

Job Description

Atlassian helps teams everywhere change the world through the power of software and we are looking for a technical wizard to help Synchrony's development team. Synchrony is the engine behind Confluence's co-editing feature. 

As a Senior Developer, you’ll be working with a team designing and implementing a data synchronisation service for tree data structures, using operational transformation (OT) on a large scale. All the hard problems of OT with nested tree data, n-squared complexity issue, support of key-value maps and many other challenges are solved in Synchrony. 

We are supported by robust deployment systems, mature algorithmic solutions, and an experienced team with a strong desire to build the best synchronisation technology out there. Think Nasa launching the Rover on Mars or Cochlear gifting children born deaf with the ability to hear, your work directly impacts the products they use to advance humanity. You'll need a strong technical prowess with incredible coding ability across a diverse set of languages and technologies. You will thrive on the ability to work under pressure.

What we do

  • Solve challenging problems with simple, elegant solutions
  • Deep dive into operational transformation algorithms
  • Possess expert knowledge in performance, scalability and service system architecture
  • Work on a leading technology to enable real-time collaboration across different types of applications

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of functional programming experience (Clojure, Haskell, Scala, ...)
  • Experience building scalable, high performance systems that are highly available
  • Strong functional programming fundamentals
  • Ability to rapidly self-train on new technologies
  • Knowledge of web-based applications and architecture
  • Passion for solving complex problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clojure experience
  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Familiarity with eventual consistency systems
  • Experience building on AWS
  • Experience evaluating and adopting new technologies
  • Good communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences

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Additional Information

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