Principal Java Developer

Gdańsk
Atlassian team

Contact Person

Patrycja Kiljańska

+48 571-429-799

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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 also be responsible for training other developers on your team to develop 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 craving 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 like Spring, Hibernate, Lucene, SQL
  • Superior creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Initiative, and the ability to work independently and as 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)

Preferred skills

  • 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

Typical experience

  • 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 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 grow around awesome people from Gdansk, Sydney, San Francisco, Amsterdam and other cities around the globe
  • Very attractive salary (probably the best in the region) and other perks
  • An environment that thrives on change, constant improvement, and challenging the status quo
  • Lots of responsibility and the room for further personal growth
  • 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)
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Multisport card (50% covered by Spartez)
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