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Principal Technical Program Manager - Security



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

Principal Technical Product Manager - Security

Engineering | Sydney, Australia | Remote, Remote | Brisbane, Australia | Auckland, New Zealand | 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 or New Zealand. With a sufficient timezone overlap with the team, we're able to hire eligible candidates for this role from any location in Australia and New Zealand.

Your future team

Our Security team is building and delivering tools and solutions to strengthen the security of Atlassian's products and services, and position Atlassian as a trustworthy partner to customers of all sizes worldwide. As a Principal Technical Product Manager you will report to the Head of TPM for Security and bring technical leadership necessary to transform and lead the Security strategy.

Partnering with senior security and engineering leaders, this is a unique opportunity to influence important technical decisions across the company. You'll work with world-class engineering teams and security experts to build central solutions while breaking down technical barriers and strengthening existing systems.

As a member of the TPM team, you will also shape the TPM craft, which is still in a formation stage. Our TPM's are expected to have strong technical depth, an ability to shape product strategy and lead the execution, all in close collaboration with stakeholders across numerous crafts and product areas. If you have a background in Technical Product Management, Engineering/Development Management, or Technical Program Management we'd love to hear from you!

What you'll do

  • Analyse the current state of Security, business objectives, customer needs, product adoption inhibitors, and industry trends.

  • In close collaboration with your security and engineering partners, you'll define a long-term strategy and roadmap for Security.

  • Translate the strategy and platform/product requirements into technical requirements and solutions in collaboration with your partner teams and engineering counterparts.

  • Lead the execution of the articulated roadmap.

  • Drive adoption/usage of your solutions and tools across Atlassian products and external partners and customers.

  • You'll be the owner of your domain, you'll identify and solve any inhibitors, issues or opportunities for your platform/products, programs and customer scenarios.

  • As a Principal TPM of the Security community, you'll drive some of the most complex, cross-divisional projects - including managing complex dependencies and projects with a broad scope across the company

Your background

  • Recent relevant experience as a Principal Technical Product Manager or from similar positions leading software teams such as Principal Technical Program Manager, Engineer, Technical Lead, Engineering/Development Manager.

  • You'll have either worked on teams that are building commercial security products, or building Cloud Services using security products and partnering with internal security teams - we need you to have security expertise from exposure working in one of these scenarios.

  • You'll be an expert in various security technologies, such as anti-malware, threat protection, vulnerability management, security operations centres, anti-phishing, and threat analysis.

  • For technical depth, you'll be able to demonstrate your understanding of how back end systems are designed and architected, and have experience influencing architecture or technical design leveraging your subject matter expertise.

  • 8+ years experience shaping technical product strategy and leading the execution in close collaboration with security and engineering stakeholders, and working with multiple teams across numerous crafts and product areas.

  • Experience analysing business priorities, customer needs, industry trends and articulating a long-term roadmap for your domain in security.

  • Able to translate customer and/or product requirements into technical requirements

  • Experience driving projects spanning multiple teams, identifying and mitigating risks, making trade-off decisions and optimising the outcome

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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