Software Engineer - Open Source Security Products
Posted on: January 16, 2022
GitHub is changing the way the world builds and secures
software, and we want you to help build GitHub!
Software today is tremendously interconnected, with most projects
having tens or hundreds of direct and transitive dependencies. Our
Software Supply Chain teams work on tools that make it easy to
understand your dependencies and help detect and fix any security
vulnerabilities introduced by your dependencies. We work to provide
all developers with the tools they need to consume open source
confidently and give maintainers and contributors the ability to
secure open source software effortlessly.
Were looking for a software engineer to help accelerate our mission
to secure the world's software!
In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to join a
globally distributed, diverse and passionate team. Youll help
create and maintain features and experiences impacting millions of
developers worldwide, and your work will have direct impact on the
security and sustainability of the Open Source ecosystem.
In your first 30 days, you can expect to foster a relationship with
the team, learn how to ship a small feature or bugfix, end-to-end,
and begin to understand the application architecture.
In your first 90 days, you can expect to have shipped several small
features and bugfixes, participated in code review, design
discussions, and start to feel more comfortable owning a bigger
feature from design to completion.
You might be a good fit if:
- You are comfortable working in a distributed environment, using
written communication to work with colleagues around the
- Youre a customer focused engineer who enjoys building a deep
understanding of users and delivering features that directly
address their needs.
- You are kind and you understand theres more to building
software than just writing code.
- You are comfortable learning to work in a distributed Rails
codebase with a large MySQL cluster and data pipeline.
- You have an interest or expertise in package managers, and
their inner workings.
- Youve ever been curious how different languages handle
dependency management, resolution, and lock files.
Please note that this application is for GitHub Engineering and you
may have the opportunity to be considered for multiple teams.
Ability to meet GitHub, customer and/or government security
screening requirements are required for this role. These
requirements include, but are not limited to the following
specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check:
This position will be required to pass the Microsoft, GitHubs
parent company, Cloud Screen upon hire /transfer and every two
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
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.
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