A Customer Success Architect (CSA) is the technical champion for GitHub customers, who focuses on connecting the technical and business customer activities in partnership with GitHub Customer Success Managers. The CSA will be expected to help customers achieve their business outcomes related to topics such as software development lifecycle, devops, innersource, code analysis and security, product strategy and enablement. The CSA will coach technical champions within customer organizations on how to identify and plan technical strategies to address their most pressing business problems. Common activities include workflow design, deployment architecture guidance, and adoption planning.


Many of our customers begin with a set of strategic projects that grow into sizable partnerships. Working with GitHub Customer Success Managers, the CSA will:

  • Lead customers in the application of GitHub products and service offerings to meet their desired business outcomes. This may include whiteboarding and helping design an architecture one day or aiding in overcoming technical and cultural blockers to adoption.

  • Own the technical relationship with a portfolio of accounts, and partner with the other members of the account team (Customer Success Manager, Enterprise Sales Managers, Enterprise Account Managers, and Solutions Engineers) to define and execute account strategy

  • Be the customer’s champion inside of GitHub, advocating for them with Support, Product, Engineering, and other groups

  • Recommend product improvements based on customer experiences

  • Act as a trusted technical advisor to customers, staying up to date on the ever-evolving state of technology, including both technology that is inside GitHub, and in complementary/competitive fields outside of GitHub

  • Support the expansion and renewal opportunities.


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in technical consulting, technical customer success, or other customer-facing technical roles

  • Experience helping customers with software development practices, devops, CI/CD, or open source development practices

  • Experience with the US Public sector, including Federal Agencies, Defense Industrial Base, and State and Local Government

  • US citizenship is required

  • Ability to travel approximately 25% when it is safe to do so

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Source Control Management (SCM) tools and workflows

  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) architecture, tools and workflows

  • Knowledge of software composition and security analysis, SAST/DAST tooling

  • Ability to articulate the value of DevOps and DevSecOps

  • Knowledge of relevant frameworks, such as FedRAMP, NIST SP 800-53 and DOD Impact Levels


Compensation Range

The base salary range for this job is USD $86,240.00 – USD $228,800.00 /Yr.

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