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Senior Jira Systems Engineer

Mountain View, California


At Databricks Information Technology, we are a product led organization transforming the way we work from how easy it is to use our IT services to the applications we develop that help us scale seamlessly in face of incredible growth.

The Corporate Engineering team is responsible for building / providing services and infrastructure that enable bricksters to be successful. A core area of focus for this role is making project management as efficient as possible by providing powerful Jira enterprise solutions and automation to Databricks.

Databricks is hiring an experienced Jira and Atlassian Solutions Engineer to help scale and optimize our business processes and project management infrastructure as the company continues its hyper-growth. You will be a key member of the Corporate Engineering team to build out governance, best practices and automation for our Atlassian Project Management Systems (Jira, Confluence). You will report to the Sr. Manager, Systems Engineering as part of the CIO's organization.

The impact you will have:

  • You will drive governance and hygiene standards to make the Jira environment a highly performant, purpose optimized and consistent environment for all teams.
  • You will design and implement solutions that improve business process automation and improve overall user experiences and time to resolution for the user community.
  • You will be responsible for the overall health and availability of all Atlassian (Jira, Confluence) systems
  • You will support and contribute to Databricks Business Stakeholders in Project Management best practices, guidelines and implementations.
  • You will collaborate with and contribute to technical integrations between Atlassian systems and external cloud and IT systems.

What we look for:

  • 5+ years of experience or related experience in administering, maintaining and managing Atlassian product suite,
  • 5+ level experience with Jira administration, governance and best practices for Project Management.
  • Has experience integrating Jira with external Enterprise systems such as HR, Incident Management, Messaging and Monitoring systems.
  • Strong hands-on technical skills. Can drill deep into Jira workflows, and be able to design schema configurations and templates to optimize Databricks business processes when needed.
  • Familiarity with APIs and designing solutions to leverage interfaces to build automation or capabilities such as dashboarding or monitoring.
  • Ability to implement scripting based automation solutions and collaborate with other software engineers to provide comprehensive business solutions based on Jira.
  • Comfortable programming in languages such as Spark, SQL, Python, node.js, golang or Scala is ideal.
  • Bachelor's Degree in CIS/MIS, engineering or equivalent and relevant experience


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Work headphones reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Mental wellness resources

U.S. Citizenship Requirement:
In order to comply with U.S. Government information security and federal contractor regulations, including Department of Defense Cloud Computing Security Requirements for Impact Level 6 Cloud Service Provider personnel, and facilitate compliance with other regulations such as FedRAMP High baseline, and requirements of certain federal contracts, this role is open to United States citizens on United States Soil only.

Pay Range Transparency

Databricks is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The pay range(s) for this role is listed below and represents base salary range for non-commissionable roles or on-target earnings for commissionable roles.  Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, depth of experience, relevant certifications and training, and specific work location. Based on the factors above, Databricks utilizes the full width of the range. The total compensation package for this position may also include eligibility for annual performance bonus, equity, and the benefits listed above. For more information regarding which range your location is in visit our page here.

Zone 1 Pay Range
$114,600$202,700 USD

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

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