Certification Developer


Location: Austin, Texas

Job Type: Full time


Working at Atlassian

Atlassians can choose where they work – whether in an office, from home, or a combination of the two. That way, Atlassians have more control over supporting their family, personal goals, and other priorities. We can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

We're hiring a Certification Developer with testing industry experience to develop high-stakes technical Certifications for the Atlassian Certification Program. In this role, you will collaborate across the Atlassian Community & Learning team on varied projects that further the team's vision to improve product adoption and provide tangible value and career advancement to our learners.

What you'll do

  • Design, Develop, and maintain high-stakes, proctored certification exams for Atlassian roles, products, and solutions. Ensure these exams meet the target roles/ competencies and program requirements.
  • Run job task analysis (JTA) workshops, curate exam blueprints, conduct item writing workshops (IDW), exam form creation, and other certification development tasks according to testing industry and Atlassian best practices.
  • Recruit, train, and retain a subject matter expert pool for curating technically and psychometrically sound test items. Run IDWs with SMEs to develop items, forms, and cut scores.
  • Using psychometric analysis, ensure the quality of the items and exams are healthy and performing as needed according to program standards.
  • Assist in developing additional certification materials, including exam guides, certification web pages, sample test items, and guided exam prep journeys.
  • Stay on top of the transformation of Atlassian roles, products, & solutions to keep our certifications aligned and up to date.
  • Establish strong working relationships with cross-functional teams across Community, Learning, product, and more.
  • Join collaborative projects that are meaningful across the wider Learning team and provide guidance on exam design, development, and delivery to the team.

Your background

  • You have 3 to 5 years experience developing high-stakes certifications, experience within the tech industry is a plus.
  • You hold deep expertise in developing legally defensible exams, psychometrics, and consistently meet deadlines.
  • You have experience in data-driven decision making, psychometric analysis experience is plus.
  • You are comfortable using different forms of testing & item bank software and have experience in retaining pools of subject matter experts.
  • You thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced, environments and are innovative, creative, and like to experiment.
  • You have experience in stakeholder management, are a strong collaborator, and are skilled in project management

Nice to Haves:

  • Atlassian Product Experience
  • Experience working in scrum
  • Degree in Adult Education, testing, or Psychometrics. PhD Preferred.
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: $106,000 - $141,300
Zone B: $95,400 - $127,100
Zone C: $88,000 - $117,300
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 go.atlassian.com/payzones 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

Atlassian offers a variety of perks and benefits to support you, your family and to help you engage with your local community. Our offerings include health coverage, paid volunteer days, wellness resources, and so much more. Visit go.atlassian.com/perksandbenefitsto learn more.

About Atlassian

At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team. Our software products help teams all over the planet and our solutions are designed for all types of work. Team collaboration through our tools makes what may be impossible alone, possible together.

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 provide you the best experience, we can support with accommodations or adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process. Simply inform our Recruitment team during your conversation with them.

To learn more about our culture and hiring process, visit go.atlassian.com/crh.
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