Senior Quality Engineer

San Francisco, CA (HQ) Engineering

GitHub is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to help create a comprehensive quality engineering test strategy with an automated approach for new features, as well as to maintain existing regression test suites. 


  • Build automation frameworks that can easily be adopted by the Development and Quality Engineering teams. 
  • Maintain the Quality Engineering team’s issue backlog and work with Development and Product teams to prioritize issues, including fixes within subsequent releases.


  • Requires a master’s or foreign equivalent degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field and 3 years of experience in the position offered or 3 years of experience deploying products in a standard environment and configuring them across all operators and platforms. 
  • Also requires 3 years of experience: configuring and tuning multi-tiered internet properties consisting of Java Apps using Tomcat, Linux, and load balanced using F5.
  • Utilizing at least one of the following storage technologies: NetApp, Fibre Channel (FC), Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FcoE), Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), Common Internet File System (CIFS), InfiniBand, Network File System (NFS) or Redundant array of independent disks (RAID).
  • Conducting system configuration management.
  • Utilizing NoSQL databases.
  • Developing in VMware VCenter, Xen and Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualization environments.
  • Working with Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and networking.

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. Over 36 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 100 million repositories. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, 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 over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe.

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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