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Project Manager - Security


Apr 12

GitHub is looking for a full-time Project Manager to join its Security Organization. This is an exciting opportunity that includes engagement across the full breadth of GitHub products. The Project Manager will help lead focused security initiatives across GitHub platforms involving cloud infrastructure and enterprise architecture.

This position offers excellent teamwork, leadership, planning, and career development opportunities.  As Project Manager, you will be responsible for working with Security Engineers and Security Leadership to plan program deliverables and successfully manage their executions. You will be expected to work and collaborate with many parts of the organization, develop new execution ideas, and recommend secure best practices and methodologies in partnership with other security engineers.

You'll be an essential contributor and join an environment of technical and security-minded individuals. If you enjoy project management at scale and are excited by the idea of working with a world-class security team, then this might be just the opportunity for you.


  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to define and execute the project plan/schedule
  • Partner with and support engineering teams to achieve engineering and organizational goals
  • Prioritize, balance, and communicate competing organizational needs
  • Break down ambitious and ambiguous goals into tangible steps
  • Track and drive critical features and issues to closure
  • Communicate accurate and unbiased program status


  • Exceptional communications, leadership, and organizational skills - ability to bring people to a common understanding & reach consensus
  • Proven ability to manage projects of varying size and complexity
  • Motivated self-starter with great attention to detail; flexible and adaptable to change
  • Track record of working with complex and high impact services at scale and distributed systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with git and/or GitHub is a plus 

Minimum salary of $136,500 to maximum $236,600 + bonus + equity + benefits.
· Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado. 

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

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 many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here:

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!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.