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Software Engineer - Privacy

Company: Github
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Do you care about privacy?

GitHubs role in the developer community means working to secure, maintain, and honor the privacy of tens of millions of developers. This requires partnering with multiple stakeholders and internal customers to build the infrastructure and tools that sustain this mission. As a member of the security org, you will be working alongside your peers in ensuring the safety and trust of the community; specifically, by envisioning and building out the controls and systems that will allow GitHub to develop as a social network.

About The TeamThis is a brand-new team. As a member of the security org, you will define and drive needed change across feature teams and divisions.


  • Writing and reviewing front and back-end code.
  • Documenting the systems you help build.
  • Encouraging the technical growth of your peers.
  • Working with your team and stakeholders to define and prioritize projects.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • 2+ years experience shipping well-tested, production software.

      Preferred Experience
      • Experience with one or more high-level programming languages.
      • Experience in privacy.
      • Experience in stream processing and data pipelines.
      • Experience adhering to or providing for related regulatory requirements like GDPR.

        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 worlds most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetheras individuals and in teamsto 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:

        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.
        by Jobble

Keywords: Github, Austin , Software Engineer - Privacy, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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