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Senior Product Manager - Packages

GitHub, Remote - US

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GitHub is changing the way the world builds software, and we want you to help build GitHub! 

Packages play a critical role in enabling developers to collaborate on open source and on large projects inside of an enterprise. Our goal is to provide a delightful experience so developers can easily find, user, and publish trusted packages for any ecosystem - right next to their code. We’ve seen a great reception to GitHub Packages and this role will define its future - as well as how it integrates with other parts of GitHub to provide a unique and delight experience for developers, maintainers, students, and enterprises.

To lead this effort, we’re looking for an experienced product manager to join the GitHub Packages team. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to work as a Senior Product Manager with a globally distributed, diverse and a passionate team. You’ll work with a team of engineers to research, create and maintain features and experiences impacting millions of developers worldwide. You will also develop deeper expertise in GitHub’s CICD and package management features and evangelize their usage to all types of developers from hobbyists to open source maintainers to large enterprises.

Responsibilities:

  • Own the product vision for GitHub Packages and how that integrates with other GitHub experiences like GitHub Actions, Releases, npm, and more. Develop a deep technical understanding of package management to deliver delightful experiences that developers love. 
  • Work with the open source community to deliver improvements to different packages ecosystems, like npm, Maven, rust, and others.
  • Become an expert on the domain, market, and trends in the space. Evangelize your vision so all stakeholders are aligned, have context and understand where we are going.
  • Engage with engineering leaders at our top customers, identify opportunities to deliver value, and build relationships to better understand how to serve our users. Represent the customer and bring the customer’s voice into the creation process.
  • Manage the roadmap. Make tough tactical prioritization decisions and tradeoffs while helping the company think long-term. Build trust with stakeholders by maintaining an understandable, accurate roadmap.
  • Collaborate across teams. We win or lose as a team. Product managers play a critical role in creating alignment between engineering teams and stakeholders. A collaborative attitude is essential to the job.
  • Use data to inform decision making. Analyze data for trends and potential customer pain points, and use this to prioritize and inform how to improve the product. Go back to the data when needed to answer questions.
  • Measure success. Own the measures used to define success for your product. Success measures must be defined at the inception of a product and tracked throughout its lifecycle. Make measures visible to all stakeholders and interpret them into actionable conclusions and new hypotheses.
  • Develop new opportunities. With your finger on the pulse of the market, the customers and the engineering teams, you are uniquely positioned to discover and develop new opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years of engineering, developer evangelism, product management, program management, or equivalent experience with demonstrated ability to discover opportunities and define and deliver products.
  • Previous experience working with a software delivery team.
  • Experience of building platform features across a product/service, deep understanding of administrator’s needs in an enterprise on security and compliance areas. 
  • Experience building features for a cloud service/application at scale.
  • Experience working across organizations with Sales, Marketing, Support, Product, Engineering and Design.
  • Strong technical abilities including experience with developer tools.
  • Familiarity with modern software development practices and infrastructure and/or configuration as code.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex feedback into actionable priorities.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and the ability to act effectively with only high-level direction.

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 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, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

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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About GitHub

GitHub is how people build software. With a community of more than 14 million people, developers can discover, use and contribute to over 25 million projects using a powerful, collaborative workflow.

Whether using GitHub.com or your own instance of GitHub Enterprise, you can integrate GitHub with third party tools, from project management to continuous deployment, to build software in the way that works best for you.

Want to learn more about GitHub? Visit GitHub's website.