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Partner Engineer

GitHub, Remote - US / Canada

A development platform inspired by the way you work


GitHub is looking for a Partner Engineer to join the Partner Engineering team. Our Partner Engineers are passionate about helping our technology partners successfully integrate with the GitHub Platform and join our growing Ecosystem of powerful integrations.

Our partners build best-in-class developer tools. We care deeply about providing an easy-to-use, powerful Platform that empowers partners to become a crucial part of your software development workflow on GitHub. In this role, you'll own the technical relationship with our partners: from ideation, to development, to launch, and finally through to business success. You must have the tools to influence a positive outcome in partner relationships and technical projects. You'll do this remotely, on-site with integrators, and in cooperation with your colleagues. This is an opportunity to use both your deep technical expertise with your passion for helping tackle real problems for real businesses on the largest software development platform in the world.

Responsibilities:

  • You'll deeply understand the GitHub Platform by being the "first line" consumer of our Platform and writing novel applications that use our API to demonstrate Platform value to our largest integrators.
  • You'll work directly with our partners' technology teams via real time pair programming both remotely as well as on-site and bring back your insights to the larger Engineering and Product groups.
  • You’ll be presenting various solutions, technologies, and proposals at conferences, workshops, and meetings.
  • You'll be the primary technical point of contact in large partnerships with other companies, playing a key role in the software development space and gather technical requirements, perform design review, receive feedback, and work with Engineering and Product teams to ensure the partnership is successful.
  • Propose and implement strategic initiatives to improve the integration process for larger integrators. This may require working with cross-sectional teams, possibly leading the effort.
  • Develop tools, documentation, and repeatable processes to help scale GitHub's Platform usage.

Qualifications:

  • You are a software developer with at least three (3) years of experience. You have experience building, deploying, and operating software as part of a business.
  • You are confident and empathetic in written and verbal communication and have at least one (1) year of experience in speaking to technical and business audiences. You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are passionate about learning and development for yourself and others. You should have passion to learn, but also teach and mentor other engineers.
  • You are intellectually curious and passionate about GitHub’s mission.
  • You are self-motivated and do not require direct supervision to do your best work.
  • You are results-oriented and have a track record of shipping and iterating.
  • You have a creative flair for software development projects, and can quickly absorb new technologies and translate them into tangible and useful applications.
  • You prefer collaborating with your colleagues rather than working solo.
  • You are willing and able to travel up to 30% of your time to partners, GitHub HQ, and to our conferences.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • You have at least one (1) year of experience as a Partner Engineer, Sales Engineer, Developer Evangelist, or similar roles, having demonstrated your highly-skilled communication skills along with your technical abilities.
  • You're comfortable with the GitHub API and have created an integration using it.
  • You have a history of contributing to Open Source projects, and maintain a handful of your own OSS repositories.
  • System administration experience with virtual infrastructure.
  • Modern SDLC experience including:DevSecOps
  • Continuous / progressive delivery
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Application performance monitoring

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

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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.

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