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Frontend Engineering Manager


Atlassian is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new and existing Atlassians will continue to work from home until it’s safe to return to our offices. When our offices re-open, we will provide the choice to work from home or return to work in an office unless a job requirement makes it necessary for a particular role to be performed at an Atlassian office.

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, Trello, etc. that fit into the fabric of teamwork across different types of teams, and the processes to help every team succeed.

The cloud infrastructure team powers these marquee products by helping Atlassian build and run cloud services at scale. We are deeply invested into continuously improving our developer experience for building and maintaining highly reliable products & services on the cloud. We are focused on building paved roads, tools for performance & resilience engineering, interactive Ux like single pane of glass views to constantly improve and raise our reliability goals.

To help Atlassian build and run cloud services at scale
We’ve seen large amounts of passion around improving the developer experience for building and maintaining a service (be it service creation with Instant Micros, being able to build and run services locally with Nebulae, or how we set up our continuous build and deployment infrastructure), with Developer Experience, Continuous Integration, User Interactions teams from Cloud Foundations as well as  Platform SRE are all interested in solving for Atlassians. We live and breathe reliability.

The cloud infrastructure team is looking to hire an Engineering Manager to lead our user Experience team. We are planning to bootstrap this team with 6-8 engineers who work on paved roads, unified reliability tools experience & single pane of glass view of reliability before we grow. The team uses a variety of frontend technologies including React & Angular.

People Management and Leadership:

    • At least 3 years of experience managing people
    • Passion for mentoring and helping people on your team grow and achieve their goals
    • Prior experience with recruiting and building a high-performance team
    • Able to partner with Product Managers and Designers and find the pragmatic middle ground on cross-functional expectations
    • Familiar with agile software development practices
    • Ability to drive technical excellence, pushing innovation and quality
    • Strong organizational and communication skills


    • At least 5 years of hands-on engineering experience working on web frontends 
    • At least 2 years of hands-on engineering experience working on SaaS software
    • Strong technical knowledge of JavaScript and a popular frontend framework like React or Angular
    • Keen eye for frontend architecture and able to assist your team in making the right choices for every project
    • Demonstrated passion for product and delivering value to customers
More about our benefits

Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.

More about Atlassian

Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who’s who of tech is why we’re here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned—collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we’re committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

Additional Information

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Learn more about Atlassian’s culture, interviewing flow, and hiring process by checking out our Candidate Resource Hub.

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