Senior Software Engineer – Code to Cloud

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Do you want to make software development a delight for the entire world? Join us at GitHub!   We are delivering the best end to end software development experiences across GitHub and Azure DevOps.

We’re looking for world-class software engineers to join GitHub’s Code to Cloud organization. In this organization, we build solutions that enable engineers to easily package and deploy their software, right alongside their code. Code to Cloud is responsible for the full stack of features and technologies that power Github Actions, GitHub Packages, GitHub Pages, and Azure DevOps.  These services enable our millions of customers to follow industry best practices and deploy and maintain their products easily, increasing the impact of software solutions at a global scale.

Code to Cloud is growing fast and is hiring for many different frontend, backend, and full-stack roles across these services, so please reference the qualifications below to determine if any of these roles would be a good fit for you. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work as an engineer with a distributed, diverse and passionate team delivering features and improvements to the stack. You’ll work with our team of engineers, designers, and product managers to build and maintain customer-facing experiences and backend solutions to enable high-quality services running at global scale and deliver those experiences into the hands of millions of developers across the world.


  • Write, test, instrument, document, and maintain code primarily in C#, Ruby, Javascript, or Go
  • Learn, pair, and participate in code reviews, to grow and contribute to the growth of others in and around your team
  • Collaborate closely with Product, Design, and partner Engineering teams to build new features
  • Analyze how your features are performing in production to learn and make the product better
  • Support a highly available service used by millions of users on a daily basis
  • Participate in on-call rotations for your team and respond to incidents as necessary

Senior Qualifications:

  • Strong object-oriented design skills gained from 5+ years of industry work with OOP languages and patterns. Experience with .Net/C#, Ruby, Go, or JavaScript preferred
  • Real-world experience delivering high quality software through the application of testing and observability patterns
  • Excellent analytical skills as well as communication skills both verbal and written. We are a distributed team so we’re extra mindful about communication.
  • Passionate about healthy team culture and collaboration
  • Experience designing, building and running large scale and highly available cloud services or distributed systems preferred
  • For backend or full-stack, experience with high scale SQL and general database knowledge preferred
  • For backend roles, troubleshooting skills across network, caching, queuing, load-balancing storage and distributed services layers preferred

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