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Principal Technical Program Manager - Developer Productivity



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

Principal Technical Program Manager - Developer Productivity

Engineering | Sydney, Australia | Remote, Remote | 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.

This is a remote position within Australia. With a sufficient timezone overlap with the team, we're able to hire eligible candidates for this role from any location in Australia.

Your future team

We're hiring a Principal Technical Program Manager, reporting to our Head of Technical Program Management for Developer Productivity.

As a Principal Technical Program Manager, you will help shape our Technical Program Management organisation as a senior individual contributor. The goal is to steer our Engineering organisation through growth and remove barriers in the journey towards our long-term goals. You will have a unique challenge of finding agreement by creating guardrails and removing barriers to help our engineering teams accelerate.

  • Lead several initiatives to support Developer Productivity across our large scaling Engineering teams.

  • Understand business objectives and translate them into technical systems problems that need to be prioritised solved in the current business environment through programs

  • Use your technical understanding of Atlassian and related systems to partner with and influence engineers and architects in making progress on these problems.

  • Be accountable for the success of these technical programs by managing the entire lifecycle from initiation to forecasting, budgeting, scheduling, etc.

  • Manage complex dependencies and projects with a broad scope across the company

Your background

  • 7+ years of program leadership experience on software teams, in an Engineering or Development Manager, Technical Program Manager, or Platform Product Manager capacity

  • Experience in software development and leading complex engineering projects that work through large-scale company wide challenges, spanning multiple technical teams

  • Expertise in setting the vision and developing program roadmaps, including making important decisions to keep projects on track, managing and mitigating risks and dependencies, and driving adoption and change

  • Experience partnering with Executive sponsors and engineering partners; including Executives, Senior Architects, and Senior Engineering Managers

  • You'll have a product thinking mindset that always has the customer (internal and external) front of mind in everything you do

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.

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