Senior Program Manager – Data Engineering


Working at Atlassian

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

Come join the team as a Senior Program Manager, Data Engineering!
Your future team
As a Sr. Program Manager on Data Engineering, you will understand the why behind strategic plans and manage work to execute them. You will guide reporting mechanisms, craft communications for various audiences (including executives), set project patterns and artifacts for cross-team projects, as well as jump in to help connect and unblock teams.
To be successful in this role you will be able to engage with many cross-functional teams to shepherd projects aligned to the strategic plan. You will need to deeply understand Atlassian’s priorities, and relate them to company level business goals. You are a center of team spirit, and you craft and implement pathways to up-level the teams working toward a common strategy.


What you’ll do


  • Run priority programs, to influence the overall success of the Data Engineering strategy
  • Clearly communicate for impact across teams, functions and programs – ensuring broad understanding of status, risks, dependencies, and insights
  • Ensure the teams you work with are planning and setting the right goals, and executing on those goals efficiently following good tracking and standardized reporting methods
  • Negotiate across many teams and stakeholders including external vendors to broker commitments and program roadmaps, driving a high degree of predictability; re-baselining based on new information and effectively managing complex dependencies
  • Proactively surface program issues and risks early while ensuring clear understanding and resolution/mitigation plans are in place
  • Work directly with Engineering leaders on technically complex programs of work
  • Conduct team Health Monitors to help identify team strengths and address weaknesses

    Your background


  • You have 7+ years of relevant professional experience, demonstrating success as a Project or Program Manager in a dynamic environment with globally distributed teams
  • A track record of setting appropriate expectations, crisp execution, and on-time delivery
  • You have the ability to balance priorities among the long-term vision and short-term execution strategy
  • You have experience running large scale Data, BI and Analytics programs
  • You have experience working directly with Engineering and Analytics leaders on technically complex programs of work, fostering a shared understanding between technical and non-technical team members
  • Experience working with Business Operations
  • Experience working with External Vendors
  • You are familiar with Agile methodologies and are able to draw upon best practices, patterns and agile frameworks to build pathways for autonomous, empowered, and lasting teams for a future Atlassian
  • You are comfortable with change and ambiguity, and can creatively think on your feet to adapt
  • Attention to detail: successful history of closing loops and delighting customers



    Our perks & benefits
    To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.
    About Atlassian
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