Senior Software Engineer, Security Development

Atlassian is continuing to hire for all open roles with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. Everyone new to the team, along with our current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.

Atlassian helps teams everywhere change the world through the power of software and we are looking for a well-rounded developer to join Atlassian's security development team. This team is responsible for building and operating mature software systems to improve the entire company's security posture. As an Engineer, you’ll be part of a team responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring, scaling, and optimizing the code that powers platform services.

If you are a strong software developer interested in developing your info security expertise, this role is a rare opportunity to do just that!

What you do
Implement solutions that meet performance, scalability, reliability, high availability, and operation excellence goals.
Follow agile software development best practices, such as CI/CD and you build it, you run it
Understand system interdependencies and limitations in a microservice architecture
Breakdown problems into simple, elegant solutions.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science or a related field
5+ years of software development experience
Fluency in any modern programming language (preferably Go or Python)
Experience building APIs and associated authentication mechanisms
Don't worry if you aren't a security pro

Preferred Qualifications
Experience building software with a focus on operational excellence
Experience building large scale distributed systems using AWS or other cloud services
Excellent interpersonal skills to both technical and non-technical audiences
An understanding of how to use metrics to guide technical decisions
Familiarity with security systems would be a huge bonus (but not a requirement)

Who We Are
Atlassian is a company that lives and breathes our values, as we seek to unleash the potential of every team. We offer 40 hours per year of paid leave for doing non-profit work so that you can Be the Change You Seek in the world as well as at work, in addition to unlimited vacation time to help you Build with Heart and Balance. As part of the wider security organization, we will expect you to speak at conferences, make open source contributions, and lead cross-team initiatives all designed to drive security forward not only inside Atlassian but across the industry with uncomfortable transparency.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and belonging at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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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