Principal Software Engineer - Jira Align


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.

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 Development Platform, which strives to help simplify software at scale by bringing business and software development organizations together in one intuitive platform.

In this role, you will be a Principal Software Engineer and a key contributor working on core feature design and architecture, evolving our SDLC practices, pushing for technology innovation, and contributing new platform functionality.

With your software engineering skills and experience, you will work on items including SAML/SSO, REST API, integrations, existing features in C#, and other Microsoft languages and scripts. You will use your database and back-end knowledge for working side by side with the most senior members of the team on quality and scalability initiatives to take us to the next level.

Using your client and server-side coding experience, you will be guiding us and collaborating to transform our product into an API-first product and modernize our UI stack. Blueprinting guidelines and best practices with the most senior members of the team in our journey to transform and be ready to fulfill our increasing customer demands.
You will be counted on to provide guidance and mentorship with hands-on development of internal development, testing, and continuous integration processes. You will have a lot of autonomy and the opportunity to be involved in many different aspects of Jira Align.

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

  • 10+ years of professional experience in a software development team
  • Strong fundamental software development skills
  • Proven experience on working with senior team members, PMs and managers to bring a strategy to execution.
  • Advanced experience in web-based applications and architecture
  • Experience building and integrating REST APIs
  • Expertise with software development in Java based/.NET frameworks in software design, object-oriented programming
  • Database MSSQL, Postgres
  • Browser/JavaScript fundamentals
  • Scripting languages
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • You value progress over perfection and have a track record of shipping value to customers.
  • Experience building distributed systems for a SaaS product

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

  • Experience with .NET Framework (C#)
  • DevOps experience using, building and supporting systems using a CI/CD pipeline
  • Automated deployment and release management tools (ex. Octopus)
  • Familiarity with AWS Fundamentals (ex. VPC, EC2)
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, scale-ability and security in mind while meeting and exceeding the need. Our team has a direct impact on the growth of Atlassian.

More about Atlassian
Software is changing the world, and we’re at the center of it all. With a customer list that reads like a who's who in tech, and a highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team collaboration with products like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and now Stride. Driven by honest values, an amazing culture, and consistent revenue growth, we’re out to unleash the potential of every team. From Amsterdam and Austin to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who are powered by passion and eager to do the best work of their lives in a highly autonomous yet collaborative, no B.S. environment.

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.

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.

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