Git Ecosystem Engineer United States

Company: GitHub

GitHub is looking for a talented engineer to join Git Ecosystem team, working primarily on VFS for Git, Git LFS and other file storage features. The ideal candidate will be passionate about improving the Git experience for developers that work with repositories with extreme amounts of files or very large files.

The Engineering organization is highly distributed and the right candidate can thrive in an environment of asynchronous communication. We expect you to have strong written communication skills and be able to create working relationships with coworkers in locations around the globe.


  • Develop and maintain VFS for Git features for working with repositories of extreme size.
  • Develop and optimize core Git workflow for large binary objects in Git LFS.
  • Work with the open source community on bugs and feature requests on projects.
  • Develop and scale backend services.
  • Maintain S3 file management services for features like Avatars, Releases, Issue Attachments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Git and GitHub.
  • Experience building and scaling services in Go and/or Ruby.
  • Knowledge of best practices: monitoring, alerting, metrics, capacity planning, and automation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Git internals is a plus.

Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over 27 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 79 million repositories. With the collaborative features of and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together.
Empathy: We believe in putting people first.
Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence.
Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work.
Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

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. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

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!

Where We Can Hire

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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