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Remote - Global    Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
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GitHub is seeking a Sr. Engineering Manager to join a team focused on building & extending our real-time event platform inside our Public Interfaces group. This team is responsible for our webhook delivery pipeline that sends hundreds of millions of HTTP requests every day.

In this role, you will lead a team of remote engineers building product enhancements to our real-time APIs & develop new systems that make it easier for customers to act on events that take place on GitHub. This team collaborates with other platform teams who support our databases, queues, & the GitHub network. In this role, you will be working alongside product managers, engineers, & fellow engineering managers to solve interesting & novel problems that have a real impact on how the world builds software.


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


  • 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 with Golang
  • Experience with queueing & streaming systems like Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc
  • Experience with highly available distributed systems

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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