GitHub is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Authorization team.
This team is part of the Identity and Access Management (IAM) at GitHub and are responsible for all things authorization. We build and maintain the services and APIs that are used by other GitHub teams to manage access control for GitHub Product features, like Pull Requests and Projects.
The ideal candidate is a team player who is comfortable working in the context of both monoliths and micro-services. They don’t shy away from hard problems, and have a strong sense of customer empathy. They are comfortable working closely with engineers at all levels as well as product managers.
6+ years of software engineering experience
4+ years experience building high-traffic applications
4+ years experience leading a team of engineers on projects from start to finish
2+ years experience designing and building large-scale services
Experience in Golang, Ruby/Rails
Experience in IAM space
Familiar with ABAC/RBAC authorization concepts
Comfortable in delivering large ambitious projects using iterative deliverables.
Strong track record of delivering projects
Minimum salary of $104,400 to maximum $276.900.
In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee's role. These pay ranges are intended to cover roles based across the United States. An individual's base pay depends on various factors including geographical location and review of experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant. At GitHub certain roles are eligible for benefits and additional rewards, including annual bonus and stock. These rewards are allocated based on individual impact in role.
Location: In this role, you can work remotely from anywhere in the United States.
GitHub is the world’s leading AI-powered developer platform with 100 million developers and counting. We’re also home to the biggest open source community on earth (and 99% of the world’s software has open source code in its DNA). Many of the apps and programs you use every day are built on GitHub.
Our teams are dreamers, doers, and pioneers, leading the way in AI, driving humanitarian efforts around the globe, and even sending open source to Mars (and beyond!).
At GitHub, our goal is to create the space you need to do your best work. We’re remote-first and offer competitive pay, generous learning and growth opportunities, and excellent benefits to support you, wherever you are—because we know that people flourish when they can work on their own terms.
Join us, and let’s change the world, together.
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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.