Sr Architect, Platform Services

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 JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Stride–and we’re just getting started. Driven 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.

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.

Job Description

Atlassian is looking for an Architect to join our new Platform Services development team. This role is a technical leadership role to drive the technology and architecture of the Platform Services and Atlassian’s cloud platform. This person will be a part of a high energy and dynamic team that delivers incredible, creative improvements to our products. You’ll collaborate often with other senior engineers and architects to create the scalable distributed system for Atlasssian. The individual must be articulate and not afraid to speak their mind  even if it is blasphemy for other engineers. We are looking for that elusive person who is visionary but also pragmatic, who can be surefooted even in dark.


Qualifications

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

  • Broad experience designing and directing the architecture of large scale distributed systems.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS with hands on experience of one or more public cloud offerings (AWS, GAE, Oracle, Azure)
  • Recent exposure to operational requirements and issues of cloud based systems
  • Create long term vision and roadmap for the platform services team and align it with cloud platform roadmap, and follow through with the team to implement the roadmap
  • Experience implementing SaaS, preferably with RESTful micro-services
  • Keen interest in current technology trends, modern object oriented programming language (e.g., Java, Scala, go, etc.) and modern architecture patterns
  • Strong interpersonal skills supported by eloquent written communication and presentation skills
  • Real passion for collaboration, persuasion, and doing the right thing
  • Good founding in identity management, data modeling, and enterprise systems

It's great if you also have:

  • Knowledge of open source technologies in the PaaS/IaaS space
  • Experience working with agile software development methodologies (e.g., XP, scrum)
  • Experience with continuous delivery and infrastructure as code

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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