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Engineering, Full Time    Remote - US / Canada    Posted: Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Feature Lifecycle

GitHub is seeking a Senior Engineering Manager to join our Feature Lifecycle team & enable evidence-based feature delivery (internally facing) & context-aware feature discovery (externally facing). This role will focus on building & maintaining our internal feature management tools (feature flags, feature preview, & experiments) & our core UX (navigation, commands, & GitHub markdown). This team provides platform services to accelerate feature teams across our cloud & enterprise deployment targets for the primary GitHub application & distributed services.


  • Cultivate an environment where team members are empowered & demonstrate a strong sense of ownership & belonging.
  • Foster a collaborative & open culture.
  • Meet with team members on a regular basis to support day-to-day work.
  • Coach & develop your team. Work to grow the team through candid, ongoing feedback, mentoring, & career development.
  • Lead successful projects, ensuring high quality & timely delivery of features.
  • Ensure the team builds software that is architecturally consistent & that follows operational best practices.
  • Drive clarity with the team, fostering clear communication, understanding, & process improvements.
  • Work with the product & partner teams across the organization to enable successful delivery.
  • Provide technical leadership, mentorship, & opportunities to encourage the growth of others.


  • 6+ years of experience designing, developing, & shipping high-quality software at scale.
  • 2+ years of engineering people management experience.
  • Track record of working in complex & high impact services at scale and/or distributed systems.
  • Experience with hiring & building a team.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, planning, & organization.
  • Experience managing a distributed team.


  • Experience building platform systems & developer tooling frameworks.
  • Experience developing tools for the feature management lifecycle.
  • You have managed managers before & want to work closer to the action again.

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, & to create the worlds most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetheras individuals & in teamsto create the future of software & 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, & 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 & 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 & lifestyles. We embrace diversity & 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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