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Principal Backend Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Gdańsk, Poland · Remote
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Principal Backend Software Engineer

Engineering | Gdańsk, Poland | Remote, Remote |

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Working at Atlassian

Atlassians can choose where they work – whether in an office, from home, or a combination of the two. That way, Atlassians have more control over supporting their family, personal goals, and other priorities. We can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

To help our teams work together effectively, this role requires you to be located in Poland. This role can be performed remotely or onsite in our office in Gdańsk. You can also work remotely worldwide for a maximum of 90 days per year.


Apply for the Principal Backend Software Engineer role at Atlassian and give yourself a chance to join one of our great EMEA-based Product Development Teams. Have you heard of the Fortune 500 list? Yup, these are our Customers! And they are BIG, with users reaching 150k-200k per subscription. Imagine working on a codebase that affects such an audience, then multiply it by X amount of customers that we have in our portfolio, and you'll end up with your code helping millions of people all around the Globe!

What you'll do

  • Guide projects independently, from technical design to launch

  • Apply architectural standards and start using them on new projects

  • Contribute to code reviews and documentation and take on complex bug fixes

  • Begin writing useful technical documentation

  • Mentor more junior members

  • Report directly to the Engineering Manager

Your background

  • At Atlassian, we use a lot of different tech stacks—and many different languages. Our engineering teams build on top of frequently used foundations to develop, ship, and run highly secure, reliable, and compliant software at scale. Instead of evaluating candidates based on their proficiency in a specific language, we're looking for people with broad distributed engineering skills and experience with various languages. Find out more about our language-agnostic process.

  • 10+ years of experience in software development

  • Deep architectural understanding of web application

  • Experience with data structures, in particular, how they are implemented and how to apply them

  • Passion for collaborating, solving hard problems, and asking questions

  • Drive for growth, both as a developer and teammate


Atlassian offers a variety of perks and benefits to support you, your family and to help you engage with your local community. Our offerings include health coverage, paid volunteer days, wellness resources, and so much more. Visit go.atlassian.com/perksandbenefits to learn more.

About Atlassian

At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team. Our software products help teams all over the planet and our solutions are designed for all types of work. Team collaboration through our tools makes what may be impossible alone, possible together.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians create our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

To provide you the best experience, we can support with accommodations or adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process. Simply inform our Recruitment team during your conversation with them.

To learn more about our culture and hiring process, visit go.atlassian.com/crh.