At GitHub, our mission is to be the home for all developers. More than a billion people in the world live with disabilities and we are determined to build a GitHub that is inclusive. 

GitHub is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our UI Frameworks team. This team extracts patterns and builds paved paths and frameworks that codify our principles. These frameworks enable the next generation of interactive experiences that our internal and external developers use every day in their development workflows.

Responsibilities:

  • You will help build better process and tooling to enable teams to ship scalable front end systems that balance user and developer experience.
  • You will write, maintain, and review code primarily in Rails and JavaScript.
  • You will provide compassionate technical mentorship, pairing opportunities, and code reviews to encourage the growth of others.
  • You will coordinate with engineering, product, and design team members to define and prioritize projects that help us meet business objectives.
  • You will collaborate with our Design Systems and Accessibility teams to build and implement system fundamentals (e.g. functional quality, accessibility, web performance, etc) as core requirements for our component libraries and frontend frameworks.
  • You will document architectural designs, carry out code experiments, and build prototypes to learn how we can achieve planetary scale with our systems.
  • You will become an owner and advocate for the health and quality of the systems that the team builds, participate in an on-call rotation and respond to incidents as necessary.
  • You will work with your engineering manager in your one-on-one meetings to grow your team and career.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • 5 years building and maintaining web applications
  • 5 years of experience writing JavaScript, Ruby or similar programming experience
  • Passionate about building accessible and inclusive products
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with API design
  • Experience with production system monitoring & observability
  • Passionate about healthy team culture and collaboration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building, maintaining, or contributing to a software development framework
  • Experience maintaining a public API
  • Experience analyzing or auditing code for accessibility or web performance issues
  • Experience building highly available distributed systems
  • Solid knowledge of testing, profiling, and debugging practices
  • Remote work experience
  • Prefer impact rather than activity

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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