GitHub is hiring a

Senior Platform Engineer - Platform Data (Canada, Europe, or the United States)

GitHub is changing the way the world builds software and we want you to help change the way we build GitHub. We're looking for an experienced engineer to work with a vibrant and distributed group of engineers architecting and scaling our platform.

The engineers on GitHub's Platform Data team are responsible for the scalability, maintainability and performance of our platform's data stores, primarily MySQL and Elasticsearch.
We expect you to be able to write code to abstract the complexity of our backend and build services on top of it.

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

As a Platform Engineer, you'll always be challenged to solve unique and interesting problems that have a real impact on how the world builds software.