Engineering Manager, Identity Platform (Permissions) at Atlassian
Atlassian is a leading provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams around the world. With over 100,000 global customers (including 85 of the Fortune 100) and millions of users on our cloud platform, we are advancing the power of collaboration with products including Jira Software, Jira Service Desk, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and more. Motivated by clear values, an AMAZING culture, and consistent revenue growth, we're on a journey to unleash the potential of every team. We'd like you to be a part of this journey.
The Atlassian Identity team in Mountain View is looking for a highly motivated and talented engineering manager with hands-on experiencing designing and implementing cloud-native applications. This role is ideal for engineering leaders who are passionate about building highly scalable, distributed systems using modern technologies. As the engineering leader, you will collaborate with various engineering teams to put together a multi-quarter technical roadmap that will address scaling, operational, and functional requirements. You will also lead our talented engineers to design, implement, and operate large-scale permissions management capabilities. These capabilities are responsible for managing permissions and authorization decisions of all Atlassian Cloud products and APIs. You will contribute to the development of architecture and implementation of these systems, and you'll work with your colleagues in various engineering departments to help these teams onboard new and existing systems to the Identity Platform.
No previous experience in the Identity domain is required. Candidates would benefit from previous experience developing and architecting event-driven systems, familiarity with CQRS and micro-services patterns, building highly scalable systems in AWS, and designing data-intensive systems for multi-region deployments.
We'd love for you to have significant experience as an engineer building large scale distributed systems, experience in leading a team, and experience in growing individual engineers. On your first day, we'll expect you to have:
- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
- 2+ years experience in engineering management following Agile development processes.
- Experience developing and operating web applications in AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or similar public cloud providers.
- Experience working with large scale distributed systems.
- Excellent prioritization and self organizing skills and outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience setting a very high bar for excellence across your engineering team, and putting systems in place to measure against that bar.
- The skills for breaking down problems into executable chunks and coordinating multiple engineers to deliver a solution.
- Strong skills mentoring, growing, and retaining talent.
- Ability to work well in a team, have a positive attitude, patience, and humility.
It's great, but not required if you have
- Experience in Continuous Delivery and the DevOps mindset.
- Experience working with with Cassandra, Aurora RDS at a large scale, preferrably in multi-region
- Experience in event driven architecture and pub/sub
- Experience building RBAC systems
More about the team
We are always growing, learning, and adapting, in and out of the office. You'll be joining a team that is smart and very direct. We embody the Atlassian values , ask the hard questions and challenge each other to constantly improve our work.
This highly talented team owns some of the most critical capabilities of the Atlassian Cloud platform. The engineers excel in taking on scalability challenges, understanding the security aspects of authentication flows, and operating micro-services at a very large scale. We are passionate about technology, but we also like to take breaks from work. We love going out for team lunches, and we like to spend time together in team social events on Fridays.
More about our benefits
Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.
More about Atlassian
Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who's who of tech is why we're here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned-collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we're looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we're committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team .
We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of 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.
If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can rock the role, we'd love to learn more about you.
Learn more about Atlassian's culture, interviewing flow, and hiring process by checking out our Candidate Resource Hub .