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Senior Java Developer


Gdansk, PL

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Cloud/SaaS
  • Post Date: 01/24/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 341 George Street Level 6, Sydney, 2000
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About Atlassian

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Job Description

Working at Atlassian
Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.
Atlassian is looking for experienced Developers to join one of our Jira Cloud Gdańsk engineering team responsible for shaping the future by helping thousands of teams all around the world get work done.
We are looking for a developer who is passionate to tackle difficult problems and find new better solutions for the software, able to openly share their ideas, enjoys learning new technologies and technics, and is willing to contribute to the software used by millions of people!
You will join the Jira Cloud team, owning the Jira Cloud Issue Search capability that is fundamental for several Jira key experiences like Scrum and Agile Boards, navigation, findability, Jira Work Management and others. The team is focused on improving the scalability of the current architecture to meet the demand of the largest current and future customers on their migration to Jira Cloud. This work enables decomposition efforts to build a highly scalable Jira Issue Search engine. You are going to keep exploring new ideas on enhancing product scalability, improving the system design and its data access patterns, solving really hard performance puzzles, and making the data-driven decisions based on the measured impact. Jira product is used by millions of users across the globe, and this work gives you opportunities to impact them all, helping unleash the potential of every team.
As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll act as a technical leader within your team to help define the tactical approach and execute the architectural vision behind our products. You will work closely with other Issue Search teams, architects and product managers. You will be responsible for breaking down the work, building and shipping new features and capabilities in our highly scalable, cross-geo distributed system. As we use a "you build it, you run it" (YBIYRI) approach in all Cloud teams, you'll demonstrate excellence in operational maturity, and drive the team to define and deliver on reliability, scalability, and latency goals.

If you:

      • Have knowledge of writing robust and reliable systems.
      • Believe you can chip in to solve the problems of thousands of customers and millions of users.
      • Can ensure a high bar of performance, quality, and security while developing a product.
      • Enjoy discussing innovative ideas and coding extraordinary product solutions with your peers.
      • Like passing on your knowledge to others.
      • Then we are looking for you!

What will you do:

      • Engage with other developers, product managers, and performance engineers.
      • Guide projects independently, from technical design to launch.
      • Be able to design infrastructure solutions for scalability, reliability, high availability, performance, security, software maintainability, and operational excellence.
      • Drive innovation by coming up with new ideas for our products and processes and participate in innovations driven by other developers.
      • Grow in proficiency and help to grow other developers.
      • Act as a mentor and lead by example to help build an awesome team.
      • Contribute to code reviews & documentation and take on complex bug fixes.

What we expect from you:

    • Good understanding and working knowledge of Java (however, if you're a strong developer with experience in building products, have used other O-O languages, and have had exposure to Java, we'd still like to hear from you).
    • Deep architectural understanding of web applications.
    • Good knowledge in some back-end technologies such as Spring, Hibernate, SQL. Expertise in full text search engines would be a good advantage, knowledge of AWS stack would be also helpful.
    • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills.
    • Passion for collaborating, solving hard problems and to ask questions
    • Initiative and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with proficient English (both spoken and written).
    • Min. 5 years of professional experience.
Our perks & benefits
To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.
About Atlassian
The world’s best teams work better together with Atlassian. From medicine and space travel, to disaster response and pizza deliveries, Atlassian software products help teams all over the planet. At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team.
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.

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