Copilot Server Engineer United States

Company: GitHub

GitHub is seeking a research engineer in the area of API Server development in GitHub Next.

Next aims to be a meeting place within GitHub for experimentation with new ideas, and for setting the agenda for GitHub’s product several years in advance. We are a growing team of engineers and researchers working on ideas and technologies that have the potential to revolutionize GitHub and the world-wide community of developers and creators who rely on it for their daily work. 

Founded less than two years ago, we have already made our mark with high-impact success stories like Copilot. We continue to build on these foundations while at the same time exploring new projects in different areas including supply-chain security, AI-enhanced static analysis, innovative approaches to CI, and many more. While we are not primarily a research outfit, our work does regularly yield novel results and insights along the way, which we publish at academic conferences where applicable.


  • Develop, maintain and monitor the server side components of Copilot
  • On call rotation

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience programming in Go (Golang)
  • Experience developing and operating high traffic public facing network services
  • Data driven mindset

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of HTTP/2, DNS, internet routing
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with deploying and operating services on Kubernetes
  • Interest in modern AI/machine learning technologies and program synthesis in particular

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:

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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