Linux Filesystem Engineer United States

Company: GitHub

Do you want to help us scale Git and GitHub to support customers of all sizes? GitHub is looking for Linux Filesystem Engineers to join our Storage Engineering group to do just that. Our teams are responsible for the database, file storage, and Git storage systems that power GitHub.

Our Engineering organization is highly distributed and we thrive in an environment of remote work and asynchronous communication. As a member of our team, you'll always be challenged to solve unique and interesting problems that have a real impact on how the world builds software.

Responsibilities

  • You will help us plan, design, implement and maintain the Git Virtual File System (GVFS) for Linux.
  • You will respond to the needs of users and of other developers at GitHub.

Minimum Qualifications

  • You have a track record of high-quality kernel and/or filesystem code.
  • You have proficiency in C or C++.
  • You possess a tenacious ability to diagnose and fix performance and reliability problems.
  • You use a pragmatic approach to decision-making and design choices.
  • You have strong written communication skills and enjoy developing working relationships with coworkers in locations around the globe.
  • You are comfortable working asynchronously with a distributed team.

Preferred Qualifications

You can be a great candidate even if you don’t fit everything we’ve described above. You can also have important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

  • You have experience with Linux kernel development.
  • You have experience with virtual filesystems.
  • You have used Git as a developer.
  • You have worked in large, monolithic source code repositories.

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 GitHub.com 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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Vacancy page : https://boards.greenhouse.io/github/jobs/1285757

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