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Atlassian Australia

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  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Software Engineer Summer Intern

Sydney, NSW
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Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship, Clerkship or Placement
AUD 40,000 - 66,000 GradAustralia salary estimate
Start Date
1 Nov 2023 - 26 Feb 2024

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Programming & Software Engineering

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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About Atlassian

Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who’s who of tech is why Atlassian is here. They build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned—collaboration is the heart of every product they dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin to Sydney and San Francisco, they’re looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that they can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, they’re committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

Your role

Join Atlassian as an intern and spend your summer with us having a direct impact on how millions of users collaborate and use software. The most amazing thinkers—like NASA rocket scientists and Tesla engineers—are coming to us for solutions. We’re in the business of developing software to help teams everywhere get amazing ideas on the ground and into the world. Sound like an exciting place to start your career? Here you'll be encouraged to use your imagination and try new things. You'll be guided (as we are) by our core values, and you'll be supported by some of the best minds in tech. We want you to have everything you need to do amazing work from the get-go.

You love to innovate and to build your dreams. You are excited about the opportunity to work with smart people on complex challenges. You’re a natural teammate, inquisitive and enjoy dissecting and tackling hard problems. You have a great foundation in computer science and awesome skills in writing software with minimal bugs. Whilst passionate about your work and delivering amazing quality, you’re still able to go fast, which means using your time wisely when it comes to the workload.

This role is suitable for students looking to work on the front end, back end, full stack and mobile development.

Training, development & rotations

The Internship program offering:

Atlassian's Student Internship program is a 12-week immersive program into everyday operations & responsibilities. Solve real-world challenges and work alongside cross-functional teams. As an intern, you’ll start your career learning from pros who are working on products that are helping millions unleash their full potential.

Salary & benefits

Roles in Summer Software Engineer Intern earn an average of A$40,000 to A$66,000. (Source: Glassdoor)

Atlassian offers a variety of perks and benefits to support you, and your family and to help you engage with your local community.

  1. Insurance
  2. Modern Health
  3. Ongoing education & resources
  4. Distributed working allowance
  5.

Career progression

At Atlassian, our future is rooted in helping teams unleash their potential by building tools that inspire collaboration and facilitate growth — interested in what’s next? They're looking for people who believe that they can accomplish so much more together than apart.

Work life balance

Atlassian understands that life happens outside of work. That's why they don't expect a typical 9 AM - 5 PM schedule to work for everyone—they offer flexibility for you to do your best work in a way that works for you. Atlassian provides employees with an annual stipend for fitness and wellness reimbursements to encourage an active lifestyle. The benefit is eligible for qualified expenses like fitness classes, team sports, and sports equipment for Atlassians and their eligible family members. Read more.

Culture & vibe

Atlassian believes that the unique contributions of all Atlassians are the driver of their success. To make sure that their products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experiences they never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital, veteran, or disability status.

About you

On your first day, they'll expect you to:

  • Be able to commit to a 12-week full-time (38hrs / week) internship from late November 2023 until late February 2024 ( We may be able to flex on this slightly if your course timetable does not allow for a 12-week placement during this timeframe).
  • Be currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters program in Software Engineering, Computer Science or another related technical field and complete your studies before January 2025
  • Experience with Java, Python, Javascript or other related object-oriented programming languages

It’s great, but not required, if you:

  • Have a real passion for software engineering, as demonstrated by previous internships, work experience, projects, or publications
  • Deep understanding of data structures, in particular how they are implemented and how to apply them to solve problems
  • Familiarity with the application of common design patterns

How to apply

To apply for this role, simply click the "Apply on employer site" button on this page to submit your application directly to Atlassian Australia.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Associate Degree or higher
Study Field
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Programming & Software Engineering

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights