Head of On-Prem Support, AMER at Atlassian

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Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. As our offices re-open, Atlassians can choose to work remotely or return to an office, unless it’s necessary for the role to be performed in the office. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

We are looking for a passionate leader to run and grow our On-Premises support operations in the Americas. Collaborating with group managers and heads of departments, this position will define strategic direction and operational strategies for one of the products in the global On-Premises support team, identify areas for continuous improvement, contribute to policy definitions, and most importantly develop the talent. This person will collaborate with their peers to champion the support organization's 3-year strategy, more specifically focusing on supporting customers to be successful with using the Data Center deployment option of our products.
 
To service our customers effectively, you need to be able to build an environment that attracts top talent and nurtures them through training programs, accountability for stretch goals, regular performance management, and calibration exercises. You will join our Customer Support Services (CSS) department at a really exciting time! Atlassian is growing rapidly year over year and we want to scale intelligently while helping our customers unlock value from our products faster. This is an opportunity to play a major role in achieving that goal.

Your success will be based on your ability to:

  • Deliver legendary support to On-Premises customers, with special focus on large Enterprises using our Data Center products
  • Grow the leadership capability in the org - group managers, front line managers, and their teams
  • Attract and nurture top talent
  • Monitor and optimize critical business processes and operational metrics
  • Direct the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems by applying advanced critical thinking
  • Demonstrable ability to drive a cross-functional team to execute against a strategy you devised

Responsibilities:

  • Define and implement Jira support strategy in the Americas to improve customer experience, scale the team, develop talent, balance cost and global coverage
  • In collaboration with Escalation Managers, Product and Support & Success leadership, drive customer Executive Level escalations to resolution
  • Support and develop senior leadership capabilities in the team
  • Develop an environment and culture of legendary support in the team
  • Present strategy, key insights, financial/non-financial achievements, quarterly progress updates to senior leadership in a compelling manner
  • Collaborate with key partners (On-Premises product leadership, Support & Success leadership, etc) to drive visibility of customer needs and ensure multi-functional collaboration
  • Analyze operational metrics to determine strategic wins and drive improvements that will increase value for our customers

You would be a flawless fit if you have:

  • 15+ years of experience in fast-growing global support operations serving complex Enterprise customers
  • Leadership experience managing large multi-cultural teams to consistently meet and exceed operational performance goals
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change
  • Experience with communicating with C-level executives, internally and externally
  • Exceptional behavioral assessment capability and the ability to teach others
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing talent-nurturing programs that grow strong leaders and strong support engineers
  • Experience in building a customer-centric culture that champions the customer's needs
  • Demonstrated experience and success in multi-functional influence and inspiring change in a matrices environment

More about our team

Our team is filled with top-notch technical individuals who are excited to be building a new service offering and experience for our customers. We challenge one another every day and hold ourselves accountable for our work, product as well as our customer's overall success. We all enjoy the interactions with the customers, problem-solving, digging into complex issues, and actively championing for customers within Atlassian. We wake up every morning asking ourselves how we can improve the customer's experience, the quality of our product, the quality of our support system, or our individual weaknesses. We are not scared of challenges, nor do we back down or get deterred by tough problems. When problems seem the hardest we are at our best, pushing harder for the root cause and a solution. We are a combination of passion and persistence. We feel that through our roles we can positively impact millions of end-users and their experience with Atlassian products.
We believe we can add significant value to the business by listening to the customer's experience, translating these into actions, and championing their short-term issues and long-term needs throughout the organization. Our team is open, filled with varied backgrounds and talents, respectful, focused, located around the globe, and is all about providing legendary service to our customers.

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.

Additional Information

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.

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Location

303 Colorado St , Austin, TX 78701

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Atlassian Benefits Overview

Our offices are open, highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, five paid volunteer days a year for your favorite cause, plenty of food and drinks, ergonomic workstations, employer-paid insurance coverage for you and your family, pension and more.

We're a global company and each of our office locations also has its own unique perks and benefits. Some of our benefits vary slightly by location.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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