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Principal Program Manager, Work Management for All



San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Principal Program Manager, Work Management for All

Enterprise Business Services | San Francisco, United States | Remote, Remote | Mountain View, United States or 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.

As a Principal Program Manager on our Market Delivery program management team, you will be leading some of our biggest, most complex and impactful delivery efforts, including new product and/or complex feature launches, integrations and more, across our suite of products (including Confluence, Trello and Loom). Partnering closely with product management, Engineering, Design, Marketing, sales and other functions, you will lead the planning, organization, tracking and ultimately delivery efforts, ensuring we deliver our best new capabilities to our customers on time, with quality.

As such, you provide unique perspective and insights across every aspect of our internal tools, processes, rituals and pursue opportunities to deliver with more predictability, speed and quality at every turn. This is an incredible opportunity to have a great, unique, strategic as well as tactical impact on the work we deliver and HOW we deliver it.

  • As a leader in your space, you partner with product management, design, engineering, and other cross functional teams to reliably deliver programs and our most complex features and capabilities to customers

  • Drive definition, success criteria and delivery plans for programs and drive clarity on achievable outcomes, collaborating with senior leaders to ensure impact is achieved for top-level goals.

  • Identify risks and dependencies; ensure mitigations are in place, ensuring alignment and effective collaboration across all functional leads and stakeholders, and across departments.

  • Identify improvement opportunities and work with cross-craft leaders to drive sustained improvements and clock-speed across your delivery area.

  • Influence, from team members up to senior leaders as needed to drive positive impact, by developing insights, proactively identifying problems and presenting recommendations focused on establishing greater predictability, accelerating delivery while maintaining the highest levels of quality.

  • Drive the implementation of those recommendations where appropriate, always seeking to measure and understand their impact, and relentlessly iterating to achieve greater/faster outcomes.

  • Communicate effectively and efficiently, able to synthesize complex program information, making it actionable for team members and senior leaders alike.

  • Innovate and improve with new ways of working, actively share my work and knowledge to benefit work done across groups, hence helping Atlassian grow and improve.

  • 5+ years experience in program management, project management, product operations and/or related roles, managing complex programs end to end in a fast paced environment

  • Experience in consumer-facing businesses, technology, and design.

  • Strong product strategy and technology experience and acumen, able to partner closely and deeply with product managers, engineering managers and more to deliver results

  • Demonstrated ability of shipping products at scale having overcome a variety of challenges

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that can simplify complex topics

  • Exceptional leadership, influencing and presentation skills that expand your influence beyond your team and across your org.

  • Expertise in using program management tools, and familiarity with Atlassian products preferred

  • Up to 10% travel required


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: $191,900 - $255,900

Zone B: $172,800 - $230,300

Zone C: $159,300 - $212,400

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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