Senior Engineering Manager, Core Data Platform


Location: Mountain View, 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 from an office (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's mission "to unleash the potential of every team" is the guiding light behind what we do. We have developed well-known products such as Jira, Confluence, and Trello.. that fit into the fabric of teamwork across different types of teams and the processes to help every team succeed. Atlassian helps teams everywhere change the world. Our products are revolutionizing the software industry, and helping teams collaborate and create the magic that provides their best work. Think NASA launching the Rover on Mars or Cochlear gifting those born deaf with the ability to hear, your work directly impacts the products they use to promote humanity.
We're transforming Atlassian and data is at the heart of that. Core Data platform is responsible for low latency, cost efficient compliant cloud storage and data processing capabilities at scale for services that power our products. Think of Data Abstraction, Streaming, Transformation, Replication, Governance and GraphAPIs.
We're looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead a set of teams in our growing Core Data Platform organization. Your teams will be responsible for advancing our mission through a set of scalable, reliable Platform capabilities. You'll also use your analytical skills to make sure we're solving the right problems, partnering with technical, design and product leaders to influence the direction and plan the steps to get there. You'll responsible for team health, recruiting, coaching and promoting talent.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience developing large scale distributed systems.
  • 5+ years of experience managing software development teams driving large projects with complex dependencies and multiple stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills and a track record of cross-group/cross-discipline collaboration.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor team members.
  • Quick learner who thrives in an ambiguous environment.
  • Experience with streaming technologies such as Kafka, Flink, Spark
At Atlassian, we tie our base pay ranges to role and level. In the United States, that means your base pay ranges will fall into one of three geographic pay zones depending on your location. Our current base pay ranges for new hires in each zone are:
Zone A: $187,500 - $287,500
Zone B: $168,700 - $258,800
Zone C: $155,600 - $238,700
Within each range, base pay is ultimately determined based on your skills, expertise, and experience. This role may also be eligible for benefits, bonuses, commissions, and/or equity.
Please visit for more information on which locations are included in each of our geographic pay zones. However, please confirm the zone for your specific location with your recruiter.

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.

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