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Senior Engineering Manager - Automation Platform

Atlassian

Atlassian

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Senior Engineering Manager - Automation Platform

Engineering | Sydney, Australia | Remote, Remote | Full-Time

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We're the Automation Platform team, part of the Teamwork Platform in Atlassian. We're on a mission to bring Automation to all teams. Think of IFTTT or Zapier for the Enterprise. We're building an Automation platform that is powerful, scalable, safe, and flexible - one that both internal and external teams can use and extend equally. We also own product experiences and features that get used by real end-user. We started out by building Automation within Jira, JSW, JSM and Confluence. We're now on a mission to take the Automation Platform to all products! This hybrid allows the team members to have varied experiences, from building scalable, reliable systems using serverless AWS technologies, to creating engaging UIs for the end-users to Automate.

Things about our team:
Small team, big potential: We have big plans, so you can start small and grow with the team
Experienced, no-fuss: We have a mixed bunch of long-term Atlassians, along with some enthusiastic newcomers!

Fast development cycles: 30s hot deploying, sub-60-minute commit, PR, deploy to prod cycles


  • Help create an amazing experience platform: You will support the team to build great user experiences for end-users and also an easily adoptable and extensible platform for developers. Your job will be to be a leader in engineering and the primary bridge between product, engineering, design and the rest of Atlassian. You'll be the bridge between dependent teams and crafts.

  • Help sustain great team culture: Atlassian wants to build a 50-year company and a team culture that everyone feels valued and included. We're passionate about our work and want to sustain it long-term. You will help build the right level of process and practices and a place people enjoy turning up to every day. You'll help the team scale and mature.

  • Help build great people: It's your role to understand the team as individuals and support their specific needs. As a leader in Automation, we want to help coach everyone to be rounded individuals, not just technical super-stars. You are there to help serve the team! You'll be responsible for 10-15 people across multiple teams.

  • You have around 8+ years of management experience

  • You'll work with remote teams around the Sydney timezone.

  • You'll report to the Head of Engineering, Automation Platform


  • You have around 8+ years of management experience

  • Experience managing larger team sizes of 10- 18 individual contributors

  • Experience driving and executing complex multi quater projects

  • Strong background in software engineering

  • Ideally experience in a platform team or SaaS company