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Senior Cloud Architect (FinOps)

As a Senior Architect within our FinOps team, reporting to the Head of Engineering, you’ll play an integral part in our cost-efficiency strategy across Atlassian. In our Engineering Excellence department, you’ll ensure Atlassian teams everywhere bring a cost-efficient mindset to their engineering practices. You’ll identify and prioritise opportunities in our engineering lifecycle, and architecture and work with teams on designs and best practices to improve our cost to serve. You’ll also partner with our Executives across both engineering and finance to ensure technical solutions to business objectives. Your deep expertise of the cloud, ability to work with senior stakeholders, and knowledge of business financials will help ensure Atlassian’s ongoing success.

What you’ll do:

    • Be the technical expert for building cost-efficient software at Atlassian
    • Support teams to improve their own cost-efficiency posture
    • Identify opportunities and build plans to create improvements in our operating and gross margins
    • Work as part of a fast-growing, diverse, high-impact, industry-recognised FinOps team

Your background:

    • 10+ years of technical experience as a software engineer
    • 5+ years experience as a cloud architect, defining and driving software technical roadmaps
    • 5+ years experience with AWS, with demonstrative experience of multiple domains
    • A record of empowering teams with data and building transformational changes to engineering culture

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

    • FinOps or Finance background
    • Data Analysis and Data Engineer experience
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.

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  • Company: Atlassian
  • Published: 28th March 2023
  • Closing Date: 14th May 2023
  • Country: Australia
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None