Engineering Manager-Planning & Execution , Jira Align


Location: Austin, Texas

Job Type: Full time


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If you are passionate about software and finding solutions to problems through agility, we want to talk with you! You will be a key contributor to the Jira Align Engineering Team, which strives to simplify software at scale by bringing business and software development organizations together in one intuitive platform.

In this role of Engineering Manager, you will be leading Jira Align team(s) responsible for servicing the core web application including work item planning & management and supporting views and reports. You will work in close participation with core product teams that include a triad of engineering, design, and product management as well as individual contributors.
You will also be responsible for the management of individuals reporting to you. This includes coaching, mentoring, removing blocking issues, and supporting them in their professional development to help unlock their full potential and growth.

Leveraging your engineering and SaaS knowledge, you will extend and modernize the existing Jira Align application in areas of quality, automation, and scalability. You will be responsible for helping to build and maintain effective teams. Empowering them to achieve their goals and solve difficult problems. With your software engineering skills and experience, you will help design, build and run solution integrations on the core Jira Align product.

On your first day, we'll expect you to have:

  • 3+ years of experience leading and growing a high-caliber engineering team
  • 5+ years experience in an engineering role
  • Passion for mentoring engineers and helping others achieve their career goals
  • Ability to manage quarterly deliverables for one or more teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management skills and ability to balance multiple initiatives
  • Experience building scalable SaaS-based products
  • Fluency in the Microsoft tech stack/languages (.Net, C#, scripting languages, etc.) with the ability to perform code reviews & provide feedback
  • Obsession for quality and automation
  • Experience with software development methodologies including Agile, Scrum
  • Working with remote and distributed teams across time zones
  • A desire for process improvements and a drive to make things better than they are today

It's great, but not required, if you have:

  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure
More about our Team:
You’ll be joining a team that is passionate about building great software and quickly iterating on ideas and work to provide customers with continuously improving experience. We challenge each other constantly to improve, always asking difficult questions and pushing personal and professional growth. This team is focused on building features for enterprise-scale customers with improved performance, scalability and security in mind. Our team has a direct impact on the growth of Atlassian.

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

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