As an Engineering Manager, SRE at Atlassian, you will join an engineering-led company and the award-winning leader in software development and collaboration tools with over 100,000 Customers.
Our Sydney Team are seeking to add a seasoned leader with experience scaling services that have been demanding in terms of real-world traffic & throughput to their growing team. The team are supporting our flagship product and the leader will work closely with our Head of Engineering for the product. This group is scaling rapidly & can offer an open runway for the right person, with room to grow.
Once onboard, you'll grow & lead and inspire a team, taking ops projects from concept through to launch. You will play in integral role in designing and developing operational improvements that will help us keep stellar uptime and reliability so the Internet can stay honest around uptime. Leveraging your understanding of architecture, You'll strive to harden our platform so we can grow by x100.

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

  • An extensive background in developing and operating large-scale cloud-based distributed applications
  • Direct experience developing/running Java on AWS and are well-versed in standard methodologies and patterns
  • Laser focus and be able to design infrastructure solutions for scalability, reliability, high availability, performance, security, software maintainability, and operational excellence
  • The ability to "fix the plane while in flight" (not just support greenfield solutions)
  • The ability to prioritize existing technical and infrastructure debt, and experience to build and execute a plan to pay it off
  • Proven expertise working with others to drive alignment between architecture projects and product roadmap
  • In return, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ask tough questions and develop your pragmatic approach to decision-making
  • Demonstrate your deep understanding of technologies like Elasticsearch, Redis, Postgres, Java
  • Continue to grow your experience in running secure and scalable applications for highly available, multi-region, AWS deployments
  • Lead and inspire engineers and other teammates
  • More about our benefits
    Our offices are open, 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 to support your favourite cause, plenty of food and drinks (including our famous 'Charlie's bar'), ergonomic workstations with sit/stand desks, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and more.
    More about Atlassian
    Software is changing the world, and we’re at the center of it all. With a customer list that reads like a who's who in tech and a highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team collaboration with products like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and now Stride. 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.
    Additional Information
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