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Senior Engineering Manager - Atlassian Cloud Storage



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia · Remote
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Senior Engineering Manager - Atlassian Cloud Storage

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

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We're looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to lead a team of 10 backend engineers. You'll be part of the Atlassian Cloud Storage Engineering Team and will report to the Head of Engineering based in the US. You will lead a team responsible for developing and operating a cloud scale PostgreSQL platform for all of Atlassian. This service is at the core of our infrastructure and requires high quality while moving fast to keep up with our customers' needs.

What you'll do:

  • Be responsible for high-quality software delivery, grow individuals and groom leaders on the team and contribute to architecture

  • Work with leadership and partners to strategize, evolve a roadmap and provide high quality solutions

  • Identify blockers, goals, success metrics ensuring awareness, OKR/roadmap awareness, and expectations

  • Manage projects, process, partners and timelines

  • Manage a growing team of Tech Leads and Software Engineers

  • Hire a team of Senior and Principal Engineers

Your background:

  • 5+ years of experience managing software engineering teams

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with a preference for Computer Science degree

  • Expertise with one or more prominent languages such as Java, Kotlin, Go, or Scala is required.

  • Understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS industry with hands-on experience with public cloud offerings (e.g., AWS, GCP, or Azure)

  • Knowledge to evaluate trade-offs between correctness, robustness, performance, space and time

If you've got these skills, even better:

  • Proficiency in K8s and Cloud Native technologies

  • Experience building and operating world-scale storage systems

  • Proficiency in PostgreSQL, RDS, Aurora, or other high scale cloud databases

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.

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