GitHub Senior Software Engineer - IAM Experience

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The Experience team is a full stack team responsible for building customer workflows for managing authentication and authorization. We work closely with product and design to build the best experiences for organizations of all sizes, from small businesses and open source communities, all the way up through the largest enterprises and global scale communities. Join us if you're excited to remove friction from user's lives and make GitHub a home for all developers.


  • Write robust, maintainable code
  • Work with product and design to iterate on customer needs
  • Review code and participate in group discussions


  • 3+ years experience building web applications at scale
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies: monitoring, alerting, metrics
  • Ability to empathize with a wide range of engineers
  • Strong written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Remote work experience
  • Experience with SAML, SCIM, 2FA, and other IAM technologies
  • Experience with business workflows and requirements

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. Over 40 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 100 million repositories. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, 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 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 over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe.

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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