Staff Product Manager Remote - US / Canada

Company: GitHub

GitHub is looking for a Staff Product Manager to join our growing Product Management team. Together we will create products that are integral to how organizations engage with open and inner source at scale. We pride ourselves on being thoughtful, intentional and getting things done. Hopefully you do too.

GitHub Engineering and Product Management organizations are highly distributed, and you should embrace an environment of asynchronous communication. We expect you to have strong communication skills and be able to build working relationships with coworkers in locations around the globe.

In this position, you will work closely with your peers in Product Management, Product Design, and Engineering. You should relish the challenge of enabling large scale collaboration across organizational boundaries with minimal friction and extreme confidence around the security and compliance of the systems created. Leveraging GitHub’s unique place in the industry you will work to define and drive industry norms across all parts of the software development lifecycle.


  • Own the product vision for your area. Ensure that it aligns with the overall product and company vision, and tangibly moves the industry forward
  • Be an expert on the domain, the market, the trends, and the history. Evangelize your vision so all stakeholders are aligned, have context and understand where we are going
  • Represent the customer. Be the champion and voice of customers. Build intimate, personal customer relationships. Bring the customer's voice into the creation process
  • Manage the roadmap. Make tough tactical prioritization decisions while helping the company think long-term. Build trust with stakeholders by maintaining an understandable, accurate roadmap
  • Collaborate across teams. We win or lose as a team. Product managers play a critical role in creating alignment between engineering teams and stakeholders. A collaborative attitude is essential to the job
  • Measure success. Own the measures used to define success for your product. Success measures must be defined at the inception of a product and tracked throughout its lifecycle. Make measures visible to all stakeholders and interpret them into actionable conclusions and new hypotheses
  • Develop new opportunities. With your finger on the pulse of the market, the customers and the engineering teams, you are uniquely positioned to discover and develop new opportunities


  • 8-10+ years of engineering, developer evangelism, product management, product marketing or equivalent experience with demonstrated ability to discover opportunities and define and deliver products
  • Deep understanding of open source, how communities and organizations work with open source at scale on compliance and security topics
  • Strong technical abilities including experience with developer tool workflows
  • Familiarity with modern software development practices
  • Previous experience working with a software delivery team
  • Willingness to travel anywhere our developer communities, staying productive and professional on the roads
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and the ability to act effectively with only high-level direction
  • Experience working across organizations with Sales, Marketing, Support, Product, Engineering and Design
  • Strong communication skills: enthusiastic and clear verbal communicator as well as explicit and mindful written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical capabilities. You excel at and enjoy building models and decomposing complex structures and data into useful primitives and analyses
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex feedback into actionable priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and projects
  • Strong customer and stakeholder empathy and understanding
  • Proficiency in one or more major programming languages

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. Over 40 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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