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Senior Backend Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Gdańsk, Poland · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Engineering | Gdańsk, Poland | Remote, Poland | Full-Time

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Working at Atlassian

Atlassians can choose where they work – whether in an office, from home, or a combination of the two. That way, Atlassians have more control over supporting their family, personal goals, and other priorities. We can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

To help our teams work together, this role requires you to be located in Poland. This role can be performed remotely or onsite in our office in Gdańsk. You can also work remotely worldwide for a maximum of 90 days per year.

We're looking for a Senior Backend Software Engineer to join our team, focused on delivering creative improvements for our engineering teams.

Your future team

To become a 100-year company, we need a world-class engineering organisation made up of empowered teams who have the tools and infrastructure to do the best work of their careers.

As part of a unified R&D team, Engineering is prioritising key initiatives which support our customers in moving to cloud while simultaneously continuing to bring the most value to our customers through investments across our core product suite – including Jira, Confluence, Trello, and Bitbucket.

We're looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together.

In this role, you will:

  • Drive complex projects autonomously, from technical design to launch

  • Solve complex architecture challenges, apply architectural standards and start using them on new projects

  • Lead code reviews and documentation, and take on complex bug fixes, especially on high-risk problems

  • Be an example for thorough, meaningful code reviews

  • Partner across engineering teams to handle company-wide initiatives spanning multiple projects

  • Transfer your depth of knowledge from your current language to excel as a Java developer

  • Mentor junior members of the team

Your background:

  • 5+ years experience building and developing backend applications.

  • Senior-level experience with one or more prominent languages such as Java, Python, Kotlin, Go, or Scala is nice to have.

  • Understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS industry with hands-on experience with public cloud offerings (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure).

  • Fluency in any one database technology (e.g. RDBMS like Oracle or Postgres and/or NoSQL like DynamoDB or Cassandra).

  • Experience crafting and implementing well-tested, highly scalable and performant micro-services and/or other distributed systems.

  • Practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies (e.g., XP, scrum).

  • Knowledge to evaluate trade-offs between correctness, robustness, performance, space and time.

  • Practice in mentoring other engineers and influencing decision makers throughout the organization.

  • Considers the customer impact when making technical decisions.

Our perks & benefits

Atlassian offers a variety of perks and benefits to support you, your family and to help you engage with your local community. Our offerings include health coverage, paid volunteer days, wellness resources, and so much more. Visit to learn more.

About Atlassian

At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team. Our software products help teams all over the planet and our solutions are designed for all types of work. Team collaboration through our tools makes what may be impossible alone, possible together.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians create our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on 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.

To provide you the best experience, we can support with accommodations or adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process. Simply inform our Recruitment team during your conversation with them.

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