Senior Program Manager – Experience Platform


  • Full Time

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.

Atlassian helps teams everywhere change the world through the power of software. Think NASA launching the Rover on Mars or Cochlear gifting children born deaf with the ability to hear. Your work will directly impact products used to advance humanity.

We are looking to hire a highly organized, results-oriented Senior Program Manager for our Platform Adoption team. Like juggling multiple dependencies and working across the whole company? You might be the one we are looking for, so keep on reading.

You should have experience in Agile development methodologies (at scale) and an understanding of the software development cycle, to help ensure that the team follows and iterates on high performing processes. You will have strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to evaluate solutions, assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide issue management, make tradeoffs, and help balance the business needs versus technical constraints.


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  • Drive. Set up new programs to keep learning about platform adoption issues/enhancements, incorporate new processes for challenging areas and drive issues to closure, set up effective feedback loops, triage and act on data acquired.
  • Engage. Create a consistent engagement model for Product-Platform teams, and acquire commitments backed up by shared understanding of mutual benefits and required tradeoffs.
  • Coordinate. Keep track of dependencies of parties involved, follow up on planned actions and tasks. Help teams to resolve blockers, manage risks, identify areas to improve, and escalate when needed.
  • Facilitate. Strategy sessions, rituals, workshops, whiteboard exercises, sparring and brainstorms… any means to convert ambiguity and uncertainty into actionable plans. You will be a grease and a glue for Product and Platform teams, ensuring smooth and optimal collaboration to adopt platform services and features.
  • Communicate. Widely and regularly, from chats and blogs to reports and presentations – you cover every angle to bring crisp clarity to different target audiences. You will be the source-of-truth regarding all aspects of driven programs of work.

    More about you


  • Experience leading complex software projects from inception till delivery, preferably in a large globally-distributed organization.
  • Clear and effective communication is your trait. You can influence change across teams and keep people accountable without chair-kicking or additional bureaucracy.
  • You create a productive and energetic working environment, and extract maximum of mutual value from any meeting leveraging your excellent facilitation skills.
  • You build an open and trusted business relationships across the organization, and promote a healthy decision making culture.
  • You are meticulous and diligent with your reporting, organized and reliable.



    We are a team on a mission to ensure that R&D can successfully scale. Specifically, R&D Program Managers at Atlassian build trusted networks, seek clarity, and serve as the grease and the glue to ensure teams deliver complex cross-functional programs as seamlessly as single team projects. Our impact is amplified beyond delivery through our work to advance the program management craft. We band together to develop and apply practices, patterns (plays), and agile frameworks to build pathways for autonomous, empowered, and lasting teams for a Future Atlassian.
    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.
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    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.
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