Software Engineer - UI Platform

Remote - US / Canada Engineering

GitHub is seeking a full-stack software engineer to join our UI Platform team. This team extracts patterns and best practices from our engineering organization and builds frameworks that enable the next generation of interactive experiences that our internal and external developers use every day in their development workflows. 


In this role, you will have the opportunity to work as a full-stack engineer with a distributed and passionate team delivering features and improvements to our frontend platforms. 

### Responsibilities

  • You will write, review and maintain code primarily in Ruby on Rails.
  • You will collaborate closely with engineering, product, and design team members
  • You will document the systems you help build
  • You will coordinate with engineering and product leadership to define and prioritize projects that help us meet business objectives
  • You will work with support to triage and debug technical support requests
  • You will participate in on-call rotations with your team and actively improve service health 

### Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • 3 years building and maintaining web applications
  • Experience with Git 
  • Experience with relational databases 
  • Experience with API design
  • Experience with production system monitoring & observability 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about healthy team culture and collaboration

### Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3 years experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Remote work experience
  • Experience maintaining a public API
  • Experience building highly available distributed systems
  • Prefer impact rather than activity 

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: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

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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