Sr. Security Engineer, Development

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Austin, TX
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Job Description

Our security team is growing. Security Engineering is responsible for making sure Atlassian products and services are safe. We are looking for a great Senior Security Engineer with a strong development background who thrives on working with engineering teams to build security into their products across the software development lifecycle. You must have an interest in working with colleagues to understand our products and improve existing security infrastructure. 

The primary focus of your role will be to bring engineering rigour to the Security Team. You'll take ownership of the technical direction of the team's automation, and to build security mitigations (content security policy, sandboxing, etc) into our products. In addition to strong hands on coding, we look for an understanding of architecture and ability to plan for changes.

Most of the code we work with is in Java, Python, or Go. As part of the focus on learning at Atlassian, you'll be able to spend up to 20% of your time on independent research.

More about you

Don't worry if you aren't a security pro. If you're a strong engineer with an interest in security, we'll work with you to develop your security skills. 

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

  • 4+ years in a development role
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud service platform
  • Experience leading and delivering projects from start to finish
  • Fluency in any modern programming languages (preferably Java, Python, Go)
  • Experience crafting, implementing and securing high-performance micro-services
  • Passion for collaboration and strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience reviewing complex protocols or system designs

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

  • Presentation experience at industry events
  • Prior experience implementing security, privacy, spam or identity management solutions

More about our team

We want diverse skill sets and super smart people so we can all learn from each other and do do interesting things. We don't just click the same buttons over and over. You will be working along with the security engineering team - a crazy smart group dedicated to improving the security of our products and engineering practices. You will work both independently and in collaboration with development teams as we assess and respond to security issues that might occur with new products and features.

More about Atlassian

Software is changing the world, and we’re at the center of it all. With more than 80,000 global customers (including 85 of the Fortune 100) and a highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team collaboration with products like JIRA, Confluence and HipChat–and we’re just getting started. 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.

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