GitHub Director, Ecosystem Engineering

Posted on April 10th, 2019


GitHub is looking for an experienced Director to lead multiple teams within our Ecosystem group. Together we will create products that are integral to how people build software and can be integrated into the entire software lifecycle. We pride ourselves on being thoughtful, intentional and getting things done. Hopefully you do too.

The Engineering organization is highly distributed -- you should embrace an environment of asynchronous communication. We expect you to have strong communication skills and be able to build working relationships with coworkers in locations around the globe.

We value collaboration, empathy, quality, positive impact and shipping. You will excel when the way you work reflects these values. We want you to enable every person to do the best work of their lives and we'll partner to enable the same for you.

In this position, you will work closely with the VP of Ecosystem and Engineering Managers. You will also be part of a community dedicated to making a positive impact.


  • Your teams are continuously improving
  • Your teams regularly ship products we are proud of
  • Your teams have autonomy and agency over solutions
  • Your teams demonstrate a strong sense of product & service ownership
  • You nurture the professional growth of managers and engineers
  • You scale the organization through hiring and retaining great managers and engineers
  • You establish a clear strategic direction and effectively execute this strategy
  • You work cross-functionally (horizontally and vertically) to build coherent products & services

Minimum Qualifications

  • You have managed and developed engineering managers
  • You have successfully and responsibly scaled engineering teams
  • You have a track record of shipping and owning impactful, consumer-facing products & platforms
  • You are passionate about building products that developers love
  • You are invested in helping others improve
  • You make inclusive and timely decisions
  • You seek to deliver business value and avoid waste
  • You are comfortable working asynchronously with a distributed team

Preferred Qualifications

  • You have worked in a modern, micro-service based architecture with a focus on product and UI composition
  • You have domain expertise in developer tooling + flow
  • You have built, maintained, and evolved a set of public APIs, SDKs, and identify services as part of a larger consumer product
  • You are a regular advocate for the toolchain in your org
  • You have used Git as a developer

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. Over 36 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.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together. 
Empathy: We believe in putting people first. 
Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence. 
Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work. 
Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

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. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

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!

Where We Can Hire

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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