Full Time: Business Systems Engineer - Internal Tools at GitHub in San Francisco

GitHub is looking for a full-time Business Systems Engineer to join our Business Systems team to implement, scale, and expand our business systems and technology.

This position offers great opportunities for teamwork, leadership, planning and career development in a fast growing company.

As a Business Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for building and integrating with internal systems, tools, and scripts that support every day workflows of GitHubbers (HR tools, Legal scripts, Internal Communications platform, animated gif generators, and others).

You'll be an important contributor and join a tight-knit environment of technical and business-minded individuals.

We're a group that enjoys mastering new and sometimes difficult subject matter, strives for efficient and effective processes, and works both independently and as part of a goal-oriented team.

We believe there is one system, not a collection of systems and we apply strong engineering practices to solve problems for our business stakeholders.

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.


Integrate business systems third party solutions and in-house products to upgrade and maintain GitHub's HR, Legal, Internal Communications, and Learning & Development platforms with a focus on reliability and quality end-user experience.

Partner closely with Business Systems managers to automate manual business processes.

Build and maintain a highly-available and reliable platform for other GitHubbers to build their own tools they might need to do their work efficiently.

Collaborate with Security, Compliance, HR, Legal, Internal Communications, and Learning & Development teams to build, maintain, and improve integrations between GitHub's systems.

Build, deploy, and iterate to help scale GitHub's operations.


Experience working on the backend of a web application and integration with multiple services via an API layer.

3+ years experience in Ruby on Rails OR 1+ years in Ruby on Rails and 3+ years in general web development (full-stack, backend).

Strong problem solving skills (critical, strategic and evaluative thinking).

Ability to work with all levels of stakeholders.

Ability to comfortably manage confidential data.

Optimistic outlook and perseverance when working with 3rd party tools.

Successful working in a fast-paced, agile software development environment.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Familiarity with and inclination to building products driven by business processes.

Experience leading successful internal tools projects.

Experience maintaining and integrating HRIS, Payroll, Benefits systems and integrations and tooling for these systems.

Familiarity with SSO, SAML, LDAP.

iOS development experience

Experience working with a distributed team across timezones.
About GitHub


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!


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.

*Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask your recruiter!


Source: Clevertech