We're looking for a Principal Developer to provide technical leadership to a team of kick-ass developers working on core Atlassian products.
As the Principal Developer on the team, you will have technical seniority and will lead the attack of the most challenging problems. You will be responsible for analysing these problems, designing elegant solutions, and pushing your solutions through to implementation. You will be working with performance engineers and quality analysts who give your creations a good beating before they are released to thousands of customers worldwide. You will be also responsible for training other developers on your team to grow their expertise.
If you are able to:
Solve difficult technical problems whilst keeping in mind user experience, performance, quality and security aspects
Remain unfazed by demanding technical problems, and always crave new challenges
Impact on visualisation, search and code review of the leading Version Control System products
To provide technical leadership to a team of elite developers
Then we are the place for you!
What you will do:
Create elegant solutions to very challenging technical problems
Point out issues with the existing architecture and code, and clean it up
Liaise with the technical leads and developers to promote great software design and quality
Provide technical leadership and training to other developers on the team
Drive innovation by coming up with new and surprising ideas for our products and processes
Develop awesome new features front-end to back-end, as part of a team
Lead by example
What we expect from you:
Excellent understanding and working knowledge of Java and JVM
Deep architectural understanding of web applications
Good knowledge in some back end technologies such as Spring, Hibernate, Lucene, SQL
Superior creative and innovative problem-solving skills
Initiative and the ability to work independently and as a part of a team
Broad knowledge and understanding of the industry
Wide experience of successful and failed projects
Ability to slice and dice problems so they can be worked on by several people
Desire and ability to mentor junior developers
Relaxed yet enthusiastic attitude
Excellent communication skills with fluent English (both oral and written)
Knowledge of open source libraries, tools and frameworks, e.g. for logging, wiring, testing, and building. The more the merrier!
Good knowledge of other JVM languages (such as Scala, Groovy, and Closure) or web platforms (Ruby on Rails, Python/Django)
Excitement for the latest trends in application design
Experience with agile software development methodologies like XP and Scrum
Interest in learning more about new languages and frameworks
8 to 20 years (or more) in a professional development role
What we can offer you:
Extremely challenging job in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with passionate and skilled people working on kick-ass application
Work in a world that is based on values such as honesty, truth, openness and respect for the customer.
The opportunity to meet people from all over the world.
Very attractive salary (probably the best in the region)and other perks.
An environment that thrives on change, challenging status quo and constant improvement
Lots of responsibility and the room for further personal growth
Modern and ergonomic work place with great development and management tools
Help with relocation to Gdańsk (relocation package)
Education Bonus 5 000 PLN/year (you choose what kind of training you would like to spend it on)
Ergonomic and user friendly equipment (computers, standing desks, and Aeron® chairs)
Fully stocked kitchen (coffee, tea, yogurts, cornflakes, soft drinks, and sweets at your disposal)