Senior Product Manager, OSPO

 

About the team

GitHub has changed the way the world builds open source software. As the home for all developers, GitHub helps people build and use everything from insulin monitoring to the next hot Javascript framework to actual rocket science. Open source is critical digital infrastructure, and GitHub has a responsibility to make developers and companies successful when building in the open. 

GitHub’s Open Source Program Office (OSPO) helps companies on GitHub ensure their developers can use, contribute to, and maintain open source software. OSPO also helps GitHub lead by example, enacting a strong culture of open source across the many projects actively maintained by GitHub. 

We are growing the team to: 

  • Build tools that reduce open source contribution friction; pilot testing them at GitHub and then scaling beyond GitHub
  • Guide teams through the process of open sourcing existing closed-source products
  • Support the community with best practices as they use GitHub to manage their own open source programs
  • Develop core insights around open source project health, and business value

 

About the role

You’ll drive the product strategy and execution for GitHub’s Open Source Program Office. This is an opportunity to shape the future of open source and influence the way companies depend on, interact with, and contribute to the world’s software supply chain. 

You will:

  • Define the strategy for GitHub’s OSPO and identify the concrete steps to execute it.
  • Build a deep understanding of our users needs, behaviors, and motivations.
  • Collaborate with design and engineering to build compelling experiences, and work with privacy, community, data, marketing, operations, and business development to bring new products to market. 
  • Use data to inform the team’s decisions around what we build and why.
  • Measure success and communicate progress across the organization. 
  • Become an expert in the domain, market, trends, and history in order to continue GitHub’s role in the open source ecosystem. 
  • Work with project stakeholders and marketing teams to shape launches for new customer value.

You may be a fit if:

  • You’re passionate about open source software and online communities.
  • You have significant experience shipping products users love.
  • You’re a strategic and analytical thinker, able to consider the long-term effects of your actions, and able to make decisions with rigor and nuance. 
  • You’re an inspiring communicator, in writing and in person, whether you’re talking to our users, a business partner, or the CEO.
  • You’re skilled at translating customer feedback into actionable priorities.
  • You’re biased towards action, and you roll up your sleeves to get things done when the situation calls for it.
  • You’re comfortable with ambiguity and excel at finding a clear path forward from competing or conflicting inputs. 
  • You’re comfortable developing product strategy in collaboration with senior stakeholders. 

Bonus points if:

  • You work on or maintain open source software.
  • You’ve championed open source at a past company or employer. 

 

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. Over 36 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 100 million repositories. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, 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.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together. 

Empathy: We believe in putting people first. 

Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence. 

Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work. 

Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

 

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 over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

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!

Where We Can Hire

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

 

  (Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $104,400 to maximum $192,800 + bonus + equity + benefits.
· Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado. 

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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