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Program Manager, Intellectual Property


Location: San Francisco, California

Job Type: Full time


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.

We're looking for a driven and talented individual to join our growing team at Atlassian in an IP Program Manager role focusing on supporting in all aspects of the IP function at Atlassian. Reporting to our Director of IP, this is your opportunity to be part of an exciting, fast-growing company with an amazing culture and legal team.
More About Our Team
We are a tight-knit, collaborative, and communicative team that tackles diverse legal issues and generates balanced, pragmatic business solutions to enable Atlassian to scale.

In This Role, You'll Get To support the IP team in all aspects such as:

  • Support members of the IP team in day-to-day functions
  • Track and maintain metrics for different IP team functions
  • Monitor and manage bills and budgets
  • Vendor and contractor management
  • Organize training, and provide a touchpoint, for various engineering and business teams
  • Champion and cultivate cross-team relationships to organize and manage dependencies
  • Triage, track, and assign incoming issues
  • Help create materials such as slides, presentations, and wiki pages for trainings

More About You:

  • You take ownership, roll up your sleeves, and get things done with directional guidance.
  • You have the confidence to independently manage complex projects and the drive to build new functionality.
  • You can navigate a complex organization and work with ambiguity.
  • You have the capability to meet, engage, and build relationships with a broad spectrum of Atlassians across our legal, product and engineering organizations.
  • You have a background in supporting IP teams.
  • You like to master new subject areas, whether new laws, new technologies or new business strategies.
  • You can listen to our business stakeholders with a desire to understand and solve their problems with intelligence and empathy

On Your First Day, We'll Expect You To Have:

  • 3-5+ years as an IP program manager at a law firm or in-house
  • Patent agent or technical specialist with patent prosecution experience is a plus (all drafting is done by outside counsel)
  • Strong organizational and program management skills
  • Comfortable with learning and using different tools for organization and program management
  • Passion to understand our products, our culture, and our business model
  • Drive to improve on existing systems and methods
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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.