GitHub is changing the way the world builds software, and we want you to help build GitHub! We are looking for a compassionate people manager who has previous hands-on engineering experience to join GitHub’s Network team. We are looking for an experienced engineering manager to lead a distributed team of engineers building and maintaining the future of networking at GitHub. 

You will lead the Network team within our Infrastructure organization, which is responsible for numerous foundational services to support network platforms (physical, virtual, and cloud) on which many of our production systems run. 

The Network team is highly distributed and the right candidate will thrive in an environment of asynchronous communication. We expect you to have excellent written communication skills and be able to create working relationships with coworkers in locations around the globe. In this role also you will lead, provide guidance, support and advice to your team. 

Together we create the tools and products that are integral to how people build software. We pride ourselves on being thoughtful, intentional, and productive. We hope you are as well. Are you looking for an opportunity to work with domain experts, foster a culture of engineering excellence, and guide team vision and priorities? You will join our community of people managers and help us build an environment where everyone can do their best work and grow as professionals.

As part of the highly distributed infrastructure organization, you will collaborate with other teams through an environment of remote work and asynchronous communication. You will build strong working relationships with peers. As a member of our team, you'll always be challenged to solve unique and interesting problems that have real impact on how the world builds software.

 

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate an environment where team members are empowered through a strong sense of ownership and belonging
  • Help ensure that individuals on the team are learning, growing and advancing in their respective careers through mentorship, pairing, and campioning work
  • Participate in hiring and sourcing to build a diverse high performance team of engineers
  • Create a shared understanding of decision making, direction, and progress for the team, the company, and the community. 
  • Build relationships with partner teams in GitHub and Microsoft.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 or more years experience managing engineering teams
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail in planning and organization
  • Passionate about fostering good engineering practices and processes
  • Experience developing a strategy and roadmap for your teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing distributed teams.
  • Knowledge of fundamental infrastructure as code principles
  • Experience with operations in a large production environment in the service provider space
  • Knowledge of common networking topologies and the protocols to support them


(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $119,300 to maximum $250,600 + bonus + equity + benefits.
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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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