Software Development Manager - Confluence Cloud

Company Description

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 Confluence, JIRA, BitBucket and HipChat – and we’re just getting started. Motivated 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.

Job Description:

As a Development Manager at Atlassian, you will lead a 20+ person team of Sydney-based developers and team leads. Your team will be responsible for transforming Confluence's architecture to better leverage AWS, provide superior reliability and performance, and enable Confluence feature teams to ship fast and frequently.

You are an experienced technical leader that has a strong focus on building end-products composed of services, and you understand how the services impact how the user experience. It’s essential that you can dive into deep technical problems and work with product management, architects, and cross-product leaders to deliver the best cloud native product possible. Also, you’ll influence the future architecture that allows Confluence to scale, both for our customers and for our feature teams.

Your biggest challenge is to inspire your teams to use the right mix of technology and practices to move fast while delivering a reliable service in a world of exponential customer growth. You will take the lead in motivating and growing your team as well as contributing to the success of Confluence and Atlassian as a whole.

To be successful in this role, you’ll bring:

  • Solid experience in developing, owning & operating mission critical cloud services running on AWS, Google Compute, or Azure, but with an appreciation of server product delivery.

  • Experience leading software developers using current tools, and following current practices specifically in Cloud Platform technologies, preferably AWS.

  • Experience in developing web applications where features are supported by independent services is desirable.

  • Prefer at least 10 years experience in a software development role building highly scalable cloud services.

  • Prefer at least 4 years experience directly managing other leads or managers.

  • Experience practicing contemporary software development methodologies: Agile, SCRUM, XP, etc.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills with experience of developing & instilling a culture of broad product ownership & cross product collaboration.

  • Experience developing creative products in fast changing markets.

  • You tailor your leadership style differently for every person to make them successful.

  • You are passionate about technology and always looking for ways to move faster and do better while improving quality.

Additional Information:

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassian 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.

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