Job Description

Software Engineer

Location: Remote – US

Job Description

GitHub is the home for software development, where developers collaborate to build some of the world’s most important software. Empowering all users to leverage the GitHub platform to its fullest potential is critical to the company’s growth. The Field Engineering team within the Customer Success organization incubates products that are used to unlock use of GitHub for enterprise customers and our broader community.

Field Engineering is building products to help customers adopt GitHub and is looking for a Software Engineer who has experience building developer tools to join us on our mission. The ideal candidate will have the aptitude and passion to become a master of GitHub products and underlying technologies and thrive when using creative problem solving.


  • Build new features collaboratively through pair programming, architecture design reviews, and product demos.
  • Develop subject matter expertise in various CI/CD tools
  • Help troubleshoot customer issues as they arise, including participating in on-call rotation
  • Share knowledge with others through solution documents, engage with technical communities, and create learning materials

Skills and requirements

  • 1-3 years of solid experience in software development with Ruby or C#
  • Hands-on experience with GitHub Actions as well as other CI/CD solutions such as Jenkins, GitLab, CircleCI, Travis CI, or Azure DevOps
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Able to coordinate with teams across locations and time zones

(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $85,000 to maximum $179,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.
Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado.

Location: In this role, you can work remotely from anywhere in the United States or onsite in one of GitHub’s U.S. offices (San Francisco, Bellevue, Raleigh).


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:

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.