Senior Engineering Manager - Data Platforms

Remote - US / Canada Engineering

The Data Platform group at GitHub is looking for technical manager with passion and experience in leading a data intensive product engineering team for the cloud. You will be responsible for the team designing and launching new critical, low-latency data access platforms that enable both in-product features of GitHub and also expand the datasets available for GitHub's own internal R&D. Now is a great time to join and influence architecture, serving up the world's code, at a key scale inflection point. The ideal candidate has a few years managing cloud native product engineering teams that demonstrate a data intensive, distributed systems focus. If you have a passion for data and GitHub we'd love to talk to you.


  • Driving data intensive product architecture broadly and with key code contribution
  • Growing happy customers end-to-end for the services and platforms you own with operational excellence
  • Assessing staffing needs to help shape and grow the Data Platforms team to increase its impact
  • Promoting team growth with modeling, coaching, and genuine care for people
  • Partnering with leadership on vision, roadmap via OKRs, and full service lifecycle
  • Driving collaboration with partner engineering teams to support data product integration

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience leading product engineering teams that have shipped data intensive (gigabytes per second) services
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems like kafka, hadoop, presto, airflow, kubernetes
  • 2 years or equivalent experience managing and growing software engineering teams
  • A track record of developing and managing a network of cross functional partnerships across engineering and product organizations
  • Experience creating clarity with both written and verbal communication

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead a diverse, geographically distributed team
  • Direct exposure to Data Science and Machine Learning workflows
  • A passion for GitHub's brand, platform and product and a desire to improve it for the world's developers by leveraging our unique data assets

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.



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