Senior DevOps Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join Cloud Platform Services team in the Mountain View, CA office. As a member of our team you'll be responsible for running Platform Services powering all Atlassian products including JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket and HipChat. You'll also respond to alerts and issues that you can investigate and really sink your teeth into. Cloud Platform Services is a relatively new but fast growing team with multiple application services used daily by Atlassian users worldwide with our legacy services been less than a year old. You will be supported by robust backend systems and an experienced engineering team with a strong desire to build the best application platform to support Atlassian’s growing list of products. We're looking for an engineer who can analyze and help improve our services and processes to get us to an even higher level of availability, scalability, and reliability, whilst maintaining simplicity of design. Your role will be to join the platform team as a DevOps authority. Your contributions will have an impact on a rapidly growing, and already successful, services with high ambition. Are you ready to step up and make a difference? Get in touch!

On our team, you'll spend your day:

Monitoring and operating a large and growing production footprint of diverse platform services

Finding new ways to automate our processes

Implementing system management strategies optimized for rapid feedback and high availability

Identifying improvements in systems management in the development process

Expanding production analytics and monitoring

Because our technologies and responsibilities are constantly changing, we're excited to hire someone with an innate sense of curiosity who's interesting in suggesting new tools as needed. Today, we're using AWS - RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, S3, SQS, Kinesis, SNS; Java; StatsD, Datadog, PagerDuty, Splunk; and of course our own tools including JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, HipChat, Bamboo.


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

5+ years experience in systems management or software development with systems management responsibilities

Deep understanding of Linux systems

Excitement to automate redundant processes and familiarity with scripting operating system and deployment tasks

Experience working with AWS cloud-management technologies

Strong analytical and issue resolution skills

Strong background in security

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

Exposure to Java, and the unique technical challenges associated with running distributed services at scale

Experience running multi-geo distributed, fault-tolerant, highly available, redundant applications, servicing high traffic volumes

Additional Information

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

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