Software Engineer, Search

Atlassian is looking for an exceptional Software Engineer to join our new Search and Smarts team. As a Search Engineer at Atlassian, you will advance our mission to unleash the potential in every team by building a search platform for all of our products.

Your work will impact millions of users including some of the leaders in their industries, now and for the next decade, as you define the foundations for how people and content are found to connect, collaborate, and accomplish amazing things.

This team is at their early stage, and your impact will be instrumental in determining the direction of the team. We're looking for someone who is familiar with the modern technology stacks, and has a hunger for keeping up to speed with all new technologies to come. This position offers a unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment by implementing cutting edge techniques to solve tough, yet unique problems.

Daily responsibilities:

Pioneer the development of a new search platform for all Atlassian products

Own the search technology stack from top to bottom

Control the architectural and technical vision to continuously propel forward

Optimize all aspects of platform search, from indexing data (from a myriad of diverse sources) to organizing and rationalizing results to provide ultimate clarity

Contribute, as part of a team effort, to ongoing feature development, specializing in search functionality

Be the domain expert on search and related data storage, as well as retrieval technologies

Work effectively in a professional development environment including use of source control, unit testing, continuous build and integration

Deployment via DevOps-style collaboration with infrastructure team

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

A Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline

4+ years experience as a Software Engineer

Deep expertise with search technologies and hands-on experience with Elasticsearch, Solr, Lucene or other search frameworks

Strong programming experience in Java or other object-orientated programming languages.

Experience with AWS, Azure, GCP, or similar public cloud offerings.

Experience implementing high-performance RESTful micro-services serving millions of requests every day.

Ability to lead a project to completion

A positive outlook and happiness in continually learning, growing and sharing your technical skills.

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

Experience in information retrieval, data mining, and machine learning

Some knowledge of open source technologies in the PaaS/IaaS space

Experience building real-time data ingestion and event-processing pipelines.

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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