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Github

Remote
SaaS
Director
2 weeks ago

GitHub is looking for an experienced manager to lead our small Product Management group.

We're looking for someone with a passion for mentoring, growing, and leading talented product managers. You will create an environment for their teams to be successful while making sure their work is executed successfully across the entire Product Management group.

We expect that you come from a design or technical background and have a deep understanding of how great product experiences are shipped.

Like many groups at GitHub, Product Management group is distributed so you should embrace an environment of asynchronous communication. We expect you to have strong written communication skills and be able to create working relationships with coworkers remotely.

Please note: this role is based out of our San Francisco headquarters.

Responsibilities:

  • Be both a strong product thinker and effective people manager
  • Communicate cross-functionally and drive product efforts
  • Lead and guide the creation of empowering processes
  • Articulate and influence product strategy
  • Provide professional growth for all members of the team

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience, including people management experience
  • You have led a team that's shipped something you are proud of
  • Extraordinary ability to identify customer problems and execute on a plan to solve them
  • Comfortable discussing overall product strategy and tactical goals in the same discussion
  • You're passionate about building products that developers love
  • Experience with GitHub

GitHub is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of color and other groups currently underrepresented in tech. We are looking for candidates who:

  • Display a strong commitment to building an inclusive tech environment
  • Have demonstrated resilience and resourcefulness both in and outside of the workplace
  • Can bring a new perspective based on unique educational, professional, and lived experiences
  • Can effectively communicate with people from disparate backgrounds
  • Have experience mentoring/coaching/teaching, particularly in environments with diverse students/participants

WHO WE ARE

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over ten million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.

We have a lot of exciting things to do, and we're looking for the right people to grow with us!

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN

Working at GitHub is, to put it simply, a special slice of the universe. We're committed to transparency, collaboration, experimentation, and always staying classy.

Because of this unique perspective, we've established one of the most flexible and well designed physical workspaces around that encourages you to work as you work best. Right now, over 60% of our employees are based outside of our San Francisco (SOMA) headquarters and work according to how they get their best stuff done.

Ensuring that GitHubbers are healthy, motivated, focused and creative is how GitHub stays awesome. Part of this is ensuring that our benefits* are out of this world.

In a nutshell, we've built and are growing a place where we truly love working, and we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people with many different backgrounds and lifestyles, and we like it that way. We invite applications from people of all stripes. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences that people imagine to discriminate against one another. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's anything we can do to make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate.