Application Engineer, Atom

GitHub

GitHub's Atom team is looking for engineers to help build the world's most hackable text editor. The ideal candidate will be passionate about developer tools, delivering a top-notch editing experience, and participating in Atom's passionate open source community. In the next year we're focused on improving Atom's performance, collaboration features, and language integration. We're also aiming to make improvements to the package ecosystem on atom.io. Come help us make Atom the world's best editor and open source project!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop core text editing features in the Atom editor
  • Develop new Atom packages that use core APIs
  • Help maintain and extend atom.io, a Rails site.
  • Collaborate with the Atom open source community on bug reports, fixes, and feature requests
  • Evangelize Atom at meetups, conferences, and hackathons

Minimum Qualifications:

Awesome software developers have diverse backgrounds. Long qualification lists are a drag. We care most about developers with a track record of caring deeply about shipping great software and who want to be part of an amazing open source community. If that's you, and you have the experience below, we would love to hear from you:

  • 3+ years experience in Software Development 
  • 1+ years experience working with Javascript
  • 1+ years experience working in a TDD environment 
  • Demonstrable comfort and productivity working on a distributed team

Preferred Experience:

  • Ruby/RoR, HTML & CSS 
  • Opensource experience
  • Experience working in a paired programming environment
  • Demonstrable experience building lightning-fast desktop applications
  • Cross-platform desktop application development experience
  • API design experience

Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over fifteen million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. 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.

Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over 24 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 67 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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