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Senior Software Engineer - Planning & Tracking
Posted on 2/1/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
JavaScript
Git
Leadership
Management
MySQL
React.js
Ruby
TypeScript
Writing
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in modern web stacks (e.g. Rails, Go, React, mySQL, ...)
  • 2+ years of experience in technical leadership. This includes driving technical decisions and guiding broader project goals
  • You have excellent analytical skills as well as communication skills both verbal and written. We're a distributed team that often works asynchronously so we're extra mindful about communication
  • You are a clear and effective communicator, be it when you write code, write emails, or explain complex technical issues to non-technical co-workers
  • You are passionate and self-motivated, with a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Responsibilities
  • Collaborating with design, analytics, support, and product management to understand the problems we want to solve and exploring how we can solve them
  • Discussing and collaboratively solving engineering and product problems with collaborators in Slack or Zoom
  • Opening a Pull Request to implement the next most important feature or fix the most critical bug
  • Trying to reproduce a reported bug and responding to issues we've received from the community
  • Reviewing your teammates' Pull Requests and providing helpful feedback
  • Working with your engineering manager in your one-on-one meetings to grow your team and career
  • Scope out and implement technical solutions that scale across multiple GitHub services
  • Become intimately familiar with the systems you build and take pride in writing maintainable code
  • Write, review and maintain code primarily in JavaScript (React, TypeScript) and Ruby
  • Write architecture briefs and proposals, carry out code experiments, and build prototypes to learn how we can achieve planetary scale with our systems
  • Provide technical leadership, mentorship, pairing opportunities, and code reviews to encourage the growth of others
Desired Qualifications
  • 1+ years of experience working remote as part of a software engineering team
  • 1+ years of experience working in React
  • You have experience in building top-notch, design-driven user interfaces
  • You have strong data analytics skills
  • You have experience in designing and writing real-time web applications
GitHub

1,001-5,000 employees

Open-source code hosting
Company Overview
GitHub is on a mission is to build a global platform for developer collaboration. The company operates an open-source coding hosting and collaboration platform
Benefits
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace - At GitHub, we think that a diverse company is a strong company, and we work hard to foster a supportive and welcoming workplace. Learn more about our commitment to diversity.
  • Work happier - Build amazing things with a balance of autonomy and collaborative teamwork. Set your own work schedule and make use of a flexible PTO plan when you need to recharge.
  • Lead from any location - GitHub is a remote-first company with offices located throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. Whether you live near an office or not, GitHub believes you can do your best work wherever you are. If you work remotely, you will receive a stipend to outfit your home office and receive reoccurring reimbursement refreshes.
  • Put your health and family first - You’ll enjoy 100% coverage of health insurance premiums across our medical, dental, and vision plan offerings, including coverage for dependents. We also offer five months of paid family leave to all new parents with the option to use it all at once or throughout the baby’s first year.
  • Find your zen - GitHub provides a monthly wellness stipend designed to cover anything from gym memberships, massage, meditation apps, or any other wellness related expenses.
  • Invest in your future - At GitHub, you’ll have a stake in the future success of our platform with equity grants. For full-time employees, we offer competitive 401k planning with a 50% company match up to the IRS 402(g) annual limit.
  • Keep growing - Learn how you learn best. From books to conferences, you’ll get a yearly budget for your individual learning and development goals.
  • Give back to your community - We believe in sharing our time, resources, and products to contribute to positive social impact. GitHub matches charitable donations up to $15,000 per calendar year. And for each hour (up to 40 hours) of volunteering per year, you will receive $20 to donate to an organization of your choice.
Company Values
  • Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together.
  • Empathy: We believe in putting people first.
  • Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence.
  • Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work.
  • Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.