Director, GitHub Developer Experience

Posted Apr 15


GitHub is changing the way the world builds and secures software, and we want you to help build GitHub!

Millions of developers and companies use GitHub to build, ship, and maintain their software. The GitHub Developer Experience team uses GitHub to build GitHub, enabling the creation of new developer tools and workflows. With over 65 million users, hundreds of thousands of registered apps and billions of API calls every day, GitHub provides the core infrastructure that binds the open source community together.

We’re looking for a Director of Product to lead the GitHub Developer Experience team. The GitHub Developer Experience team is responsible for providing all GitHub engineers with a world class development experience. In this role, you’ll help define the vision and product strategy for how GitHub builds GitHub, and lead a team of experienced product managers to improve not only the internal GitHub developer experience, but also the tools we build for all developers.

What you will be doing:

  • Create and deliver the product vision. You will be responsible for a vision that aligns with customer needs and GitHub’s goals, as well as defining and delivering key results.
  • Build deep expertise on the needs of GitHub developers (and developers generally), ranging from individual developers needing to build and test new features to how GitHub deploys and operates all GitHub products.
  • Engage with internal developers, product teams, partners, and customers to identify opportunities to deliver value, and build relationships to better understand how to serve our users.
  • Drive the pace of shipping and learning across teams, while maintaining our high quality bar.
  • Mentor and grow your team. Help each of your product managers grow their skills and be successful in their areas. This includes frequent feedback and coaching, as well as creating opportunities for growth.

You might be a fit if:

  • You have 7+ years of engineering, developer evangelism, product management, program management, or equivalent experience with demonstrated ability to discover opportunities and define and deliver products.
  • You have strong technical abilities and a track record of working through complex technical problems.
  • You have a passion for building products that developers love.
  • You possess strong communication skills, with clear verbal communication as well as explicit and mindful written communication skills.
  • You strive to empower others and build an inclusive team.
  • People love working with you!

Bonus points if:

  • You have previous experience working on developer products, and are up-to-speed with current trends around infrastructure as code or have experience with operations products.
  • You have deep experience with complex enterprise software applications.You are an expert on building platforms FOR complex software applications.
  • You are passionate about GitHub and the opportunities that lie ahead of us.

Ability to meet GitHub, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for...required to pass the Microsoft, GitHub’s parent company, Cloud Screen upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.



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 togetheras individuals and in teamsto 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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Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Director

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only


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