Software Engineer - Infrastructure Engineer
Posted on: November 22, 2021
GitHub is seeking engineers to join its infrastructure team. As
a valued member of our close-knit team, you will bring your passion
for building fault-tolerant, performant, and reliable systems &
software to help us scale the world's largest platform for
The team is fully remote and our day-to-day working environment is
based on trust, relies on respect, and encourages asynchronous
communication. Through your strong written communication and
software skills, you will develop meaningful working relationships
with coworkers from around the globe. As an engineer at GitHub
you'll always be challenged to solve interesting and novel problems
that have real impact on how the world builds software.
Design, build, and operate systems to deploy, maintain, and scale
GitHub's global infrastructure in an automated fashion
Improve and influence key processes, procedures, and documentation
across the company.
Actively participate in project planning as well as design, code,
and post-incident reviews.
Cultivate open source projects developed by GitHub and build things
you are proud to share.
Experience focussing on reliability, performance, and scalability
when working with large, complex distributed systems.
Strong familiarity operating and troubleshooting Unix/Linux systems
in a production environment.
Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as C, Ruby,
Golang, or Python.
Demonstrable experience with one or more orchestration or
configuration management tools like Terraform, Ansible, or
Familiarity with SRE concepts like SLOs, incident response,
monitoring and alerting, eliminating toil, and post-incident
Comfortable working within unfamiliar architectures to debug
service impacting issues.
Great communication and problem-solving skills, coupled with a
willingness to collaborate and work with empathy.
The responsibilities and qualifications listed are guidelines, and
we welcome you to apply even if your skills do not match all of the
skills outlined above. More than anything, we're looking for
engineers with passion, empathy and a willingness to learn who can
help bring diverse perspectives to our team.
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
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:
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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