Senior / Staff Software Engineering Manager, GitHub Education

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GitHub is changing the way the world builds software, and we want you to help. GitHub Education helps students, teachers, and schools access the tools and events they need to shape the next generation of software development. We are looking for a strong people manager to lead a team of engineers who has previous hands-on engineering experience to support the passionate, adaptive, and distributed group of engineers. You will partner with product managers, designers, engineers and... cross-functional teams to build the home for student developers and deliver capabilities needed to equip students with the best real world tools and experiences.Responsibilities:Cultivate an environment where team members are empowered and demonstrate a strong sense of ownership and belongingTechnical Leadership across the product, ensure the team builds software that is architecturally consistent and of high qualityEnsure that individuals on the team are learning, growing and advancing in their respective careersEnsure the team ships products, experiments, features and bug fixes regularlyEnsure the team have a clear understanding of the direction of the projects and the reasoning behind decisionsProvide technical leadership, mentorship, pairing opportunities, and code reviews to encourage the growth of othersQualifications:3+ years experience with managing engineering teams.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Strong attention to detail, planning, and organization.Passionate about fostering good engineering practices and processes.Has worked with a distributed team.Experience developing a strategy and roadmap for your team.Experience developing and operating highly available and reliable systems.Experience with programming concurrent and/or distributed systems.Expert understanding of web related protocols and standards, such as HTTP, SSL, REST and JSON.Experience with Ruby is an added advantage.Ability to meet GitHub, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft, GitHub s parent company, Cloud Screen upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.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 KindnessWhy 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. Weve 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: are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. Weve designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, weve 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 dont 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 theres any way we can make the interview process better for you; were happy to accommodate!Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please dont hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.#LI-POSTShow full descriptionCollapse

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