Senior Database Engineer, Bitbucket Cloud


Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time


We are looking for a Senior Database Engineer with deep database engine knowledge who is passionate about solving complex problems related to database infrastructure at scale to join the Bitbucket SRE team.

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

  • 3+ years of experience working with high-volume OLTP databases.

  • 3+ years of experience with public cloud relational database offerings (Amazon RDS / Aurora, Azure SQL Database, Google Cloud SQL).

  • Proficiency in scalability and performance tuning databases, with a strong understanding of PostgreSQL internals.

  • Expert-level proficiency in SQL and complex query optimization.

  • Good knowledge and development experience in one or more prominent languages such as Java, Go or Python.

  • Excellent communication skills in written and verbal forms, and an ability to communicate complex technical issues to a range of technical and non-technical audiences (management, peers, clients).

It would be great, but not mandatory if you had

  • Experience handling multi-zone or cross-region high-availability systems.

  • Experience in building using non-database public cloud offerings (AWS components like EC2, CloudFormation, IAM, S3, DynamoDB, Kinesis - or equivalents, e.g. in GCP or Azure).

  • Experience creating detailed technical documentation.

  • Experience communicating updates and resolutions to customers and other partners and collaborate with cross-functional development teams and stakeholders.


At Atlassian, we strive to design equitable, explainable, and competitive compensation programs. To support this goal, the baseline of our range is higher than that of the typical market range, but in turn we expect to hire most candidates near this baseline. Base pay within the range is ultimately determined by a candidate's skills, expertise, or experience. In the United States, we have three geographic pay zones. For this role, our current base pay ranges for new hires in each zone are:

Zone A: $173,200 - $230,900

Zone B: $155,900 - $207,800

Zone C: $143,800 - $191,700

This role may also be eligible for benefits, bonuses, commissions, and 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.