Senior Software Engineer, Search


Mountain View



Atlassian is looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer to join our new Search and Smarts team. As a Senior Search Engineer at Atlassian, you will advance our mission to unleash the potential in every team by building a search platform for all our products.

Your work will impact millions of users including some of the leaders in their industries, now and for the next decade, as you define the foundations for how people and content are found to connect, collaborate, and accomplish amazing things.

This team is at their early stage, and your impact will be instrumental in determining the direction of the team. We're looking for someone who are familiar with the modern technology stacks, and have the hunger for keeping up to speed with all new technologies to come. This position offers a unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment by implementing cutting edge techniques to solve tough, yet unique problems.

Your daily responsibilities, you will be expected to:

-Pioneer the development of a new search platform for all Atlassian products.

-Be responsible for the search technology stack from top to bottom.

-Architecture and technical vision to keep it moving forward.

-Optimize all aspects of platform search, from indexing data from myriad diverse sources to organizing and rationalizing results to provide ultimate clarity.

-As part of this team, contribute to ongoing feature development, specializing in search functionality and be the domain expert on search and related data storage, and retrieval technologies.

-Work effectively in a professional development environment including use of source control, unit testing, continuous build and integration

-Deployment via DevOps-style collaboration with infrastructure team.

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

-A Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline - bonus points for a Master's degree.

4+ years experience as a Software Engineer.

-Deep expertise with search technologies and hands-on experience with Elasticsearch, Solr, Lucene or other search frameworks

-Strong programming experience in Java or other object-orientated programming languages.

-Experience with AWS, Azure, GCP, or similar public cloud offerings.

-Experience implementing high-performance RESTful micro-services serving millions of requests every day.

-Ability to lead a project to completion with minimal mentorship.

-A positive outlook and happiness in continually learning, growing and sharing your technical skills.

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

-Experience in information retrieval, data mining, and machine learning.

-Some knowledge of open source technologies in the PaaS/IaaS space.

-Have experience building real-time data ingestion and event-processing pipelines.

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

Software is changing the world, and we’re at the center of it all. With a customer list that reads like a who's who in tech, and a highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team collaboration with products like Jira Software, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello. 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.

Additional Information

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