Application Engineering Manager


GitHub is looking for an experienced manager to lead a small team within our application engineering group. Together we will create products that are integral to how people build software. We pride ourselves on being thoughtful, intentional and getting things done. Hopefully you do too.

Here are some of the signs of a successful Engineering Manager at GitHub:

    • The team always understands the “why” and knows what success looks like for any given product or feature
    • The team builds software that is architecturally consistent and of high quality
    • The team ships products, features and bug fixes regularly
    • Individuals on the team are learning, growing and advancing in their respective careers
    • The team is responsive to recruiting and interview needs
    • Team members are empowered and demonstrate a strong sense of ownership

    • We value collaboration, empathy, quality, positive impact and shipping. You will excel when the way you work reflects these values. We want you to lead technically while enabling every team member to do the best work of their lives and we'll partner to enable the same for you.

      In this position, you will work closely with the Director of Application Engineering. You will also be part of a community dedicated to making a positive impact at work and at large.

You may be a good fit if:

    • You have led a team that built something you are proud of
    • You love helping others improve and you enjoy being hands on
    • When coding, you use Ruby, Javascript, and SQL or are eager to learn a new language
    • You are tenacious, highly organized and laser focused when working toward a goal
    • Your decisions are inclusive and timely
    • You show humility when you are right and have the confidence to admit mistakes
    • You are passionate about building products that developers love

We want to build the tools that we've always dreamed of having, as developers. What tools do you dream of? Come help us build them!

GitHub is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of color and other groups currently underrepresented in tech. We are looking for candidates who:

• Display a strong commitment to building an inclusive tech environment

• Have demonstrated resilience and resourcefulness both in and outside of the workplace

• Can bring a new perspective based on unique educational, professional, and lived experiences

• Can effectively communicate with people from disparate backgrounds

• Have experience mentoring/coaching/teaching, particularly in environments with diverse students/participants


GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over ten million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.

We have a lot of exciting things to do, and we’re looking for the right people to grow with us!


Working at GitHub is, to put it simply, a special slice of the universe. We're committed to transparency, collaboration, experimentation, and always staying classy.

Because of this unique perspective, we've established one of the most flexible and well designed physical workspaces around that encourages you to work as you work best. Right now, over 60% of our employees are based outside of our San Francisco (SOMA) headquarters and work according to how they get their best stuff done.

Ensuring that GitHubbers are healthy, motivated, focused and creative is how GitHub stays awesome. Part of this is ensuring that our benefits* are out of this world.

In a nutshell, we've built and are growing a place where we truly love working, and we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people with many different backgrounds and lifestyles, and we like it that way. We invite applications from people of all stripes. 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 that people imagine to discriminate against one another. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's anything we can do to make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate.

*Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask your recruiter!