Senior Python Engineer - Cloud Engineering

Sydney, Australia

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. As our offices re-open, Atlassians can choose to work remotely or return to an office, unless it’s necessary for the role to be performed in the office. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.
With a sufficient timezone overlap with the team, we’re able to hire eligible candidates for this role from any location in Australia and New Zealand. If this sparks your interest, apply today and chat with our friendly Recruitment team further. 
Do you enjoy automating your Cloud Infrastructure management and find yourself intrigued about the challenges of doing it at scale? The Cloud Engineering team is Atlassian's Cloud Centre of Excellence. We’re searching for a Senior Engineer to join the team and help keep our cloud practices lean and mean.
A typical day in the job will see you maintaining and improving our tooling, on/off boarding AWS accounts, automating configuration management, security and compliance monitoring, and standards enforcement. Your passion for researching Cloud Services in depth will see engineering teams throughout the business seek your guidance on using them safely and at scale.
More About the TeamCloud Engineering was crafted to specialise in the design and application of proven methodology principles to Atlassian's hosted services and infrastructure. Currently 5 strong and from a variety of backgrounds, the team's mission is to thoroughly examine current and emerging cloud technologies and practices, with the purpose of optimising their use at Atlassian. As Atlassian grows, our challenge is to ever improve our ability to scale with our customers, providing faster and more efficient ways of empowering them yet maintaining consistency.As each year passes our mission becomes more ambitious as we strive to optimise the financial, operational, and security practices our ever growing cloud presence. We build and maintain services that touch every corner of Atlassian's infrastructure, spanning 100’s of accounts, and effecting 1000’s of internal customers.
An ideal candidate is someone who is eager to learn new things, keeps on top of industry trends (particularly those related to cloud technologies) and loves to share their knowledge with others.

On your first day, you will have:

  • A deep understanding of Python, including frameworks such as Django and/or Flask
  • Experience with integrating services using REST interfaces or similar techniques
  • Significant experience with operating large scale services on AWS
  • Depth with AWS services and tech stack - IAM, CloudFormation, Lambda
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with a wide variety of people, from junior engineers to senior executives
  • Working in an Agile team
  • Experience leading projects from start to finish

We would love you to have:

  • Proven ability to coach and mentor other specialists to grow their technical and troubleshooting skills.
  • JS (React Preferred) experience
  • Experience supporting other Cloud Providers (GCP, Azure)
  • Familiarity with Atlassian products (Jira, Bamboo, BitBucket)
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.
Atlassian is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all individuals participating in the application and interview process, and while performing job functions. Please note that you will have the opportunity to request accommodations at each stage of the assessment process. To request accommodations before scheduling an interview, please reach out to and someone will follow up shortly.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can rock the role, we’d love to learn more about you.
Learn more about Atlassian’s culture, interviewing flow, and hiring process by checking out our Candidate Resource Hub.
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