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Senior Engineering Manager - Networking

Atlassian

Atlassian

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

Senior Engineering Manager - Networking

Engineering | Sydney, Australia | Auckland, New Zealand | Full-Time

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As a Senior Engineering Manager for Networking Platform Services team, you own services and runtimes that interconnect thousands of microservices at scale. These enable a lot of application capabilities (both features and performance) for several Atlassian offerings, including Jira and Confluence, two of the flagship services. There is a lot of opportunity to define and deliver innovation like Edge Computing as well.

You'll be a leader coaching leads and engineers that report to you, supporting them in their professional development to unlock their potential. You'll also play a critical role in the org's leadership team, working with other engineering managers, architects and product managers to steer the organisation by contributing to the strategy and helping determine the right problems for the teams to invest in solving.


  • Lead and grow the team, including technical leaders

  • Work with leaders across the organization and Principal Engineers/Architects to guide the technical roadmap for scaling and evolving the services

  • Accountable for reliability, security, performance and scale of all the services you own

  • Work with teams across the company to drive adoption of horizontal services you own

  • Drive cultural change through technical excellence, quality and efficiency

  • Support teams in driving large projects with complex dependencies and multiple stakeholders

  • Guide teams responsible for running mission-critical production services


  • 10+ years experience building large-scale web software and operating it in production

  • Experience influencing teams outside your own organisation with data and insights

  • Demonstrated ability to foster an innovation culture in your teams

  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems and microservices

  • Experience balancing Ops and Development investment