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Director of Talent Infrastructure



Other Engineering, People & HR
San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Director of Talent Infrastructure

People | San Francisco, United States | Remote, Remote | Full-Time

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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.


Join our team and help us unleash the potential of every Atlassian.

We’re looking for a Director of Talent Infrastructure to build and continuously improve the infrastructure that allows us to be an efficient, effective, and impactful team. This is an incredibly important role that will help ensure we can grow and scale successfully as an organization.

You’ll “Play as a Team” and work closely with the Talent Leadership Team, members of the Talent Team, and our extended support teams, including People Operations, People Technology, and People Insights to ensure we're operating effectively and delivering value to the organization.

You will sit on the Talent Team and report to the Head of Talent. This role will start as an individual contributor and has the potential to grow into a people manager over time.

For this remote position, we’re looking for someone based in the Pacific Standard Time Zone (PST) to ensure overlapping collaboration hours with team members and partners in the United States, Australia, and India.

Our Talent Team is on a mission to build a talent ecosystem that attracts, develops, and retains the talent Atlassian needs to become a thriving 100+ year old company. This role will play an important part in making that a reality.

  • Act as a strategic partner and thought leader to the Head of Talent and the Talent Leadership Team

  • Manage the Talent Team roadmap, OKRs, and projects, ensuring strategic prioritization and observable progress towards achieving business goals

  • Oversee the Talent Team’s rhythm of business, including rituals and practices that ensure optimal collaboration in a global, distributed-first environment

  • Manage the ecosystem of Talent systems, tools, processes, and standards

  • Implement innovative solutions to enhance the Talent Team’s efficiency, effectiveness, and overall impact

  • Serve as the primary liaison between key partner teams (e.g., People Operations, People Insights, People Tech), ensuring optimal collaboration, alignment, and resource allocation

  • Oversee the data infrastructure across the team in collaboration with People Insights to ensure we have accurate data and reporting to inform decisions and measure the impact of our efforts

  • Support Talent Team budgeting and contracting, including the scaling up and scaling down of contract resources, in collaboration with Finance and Procurement teams

  • Amplify the use of our Talent programs, products, and services across the organization through effective portfolio management and marketing

  • Lead special projects and initiatives to support Talent Team success

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Education, or a related field, or equivalent experience

  • 10+ years of experience in Program Management, Project Management, Chief of Staff, or related HR roles supporting Talent organizations

  • 5+ years of experience leading cross-functional teams and initiatives in a global, distributed-first environment

  • Experience designing and implementing end-to-end talent infrastructure solutions

  • Experience managing multiple complex projects and ensuring execution excellence

  • Experience being a strategic partner to an internal leadership team

  • Experience defining KPIs and using data to guide decisions and improvements

  • Experience building trusted and productive relationships with colleagues at all levels

  • Experience creating a culture of continuous improvement and innovation

  • Experience building knowledge management systems

  • Experience with project management and collaboration tools

  • Experience in contract and budget management


At Atlassian, we strive to design equitable, explainable, and competitive compensation programs. To support this goal, the baseline of our range is higher than that of the typical market range, but in turn we expect to hire most candidates near this baseline. Base pay within the range is ultimately determined by a candidate's skills, expertise, or experience. In the United States, we have three geographic pay zones. For this role, our current base pay ranges for new hires in each zone are:

Zone A: $201,700 - $269,000

Zone B: $181,600 - $242,100

Zone C: $167,500 - $223,300

This role may also be eligible for benefits, bonuses, commissions, and equity.

Please visit for more information on which locations are included in each of our geographic pay zones. However, please confirm the zone for your specific location with your recruiter.

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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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