Jonathan Clem

๐Ÿ‘‹ I'm Jonathan, a principal software engineer at GitHub. I have a ๐ŸŽญ bachelor of fine arts in drama ๐ŸŽญ degree, so unless I'm at work I'm more-Beckett-less-{brackets}. My pronouns are he/him/his. You've got to be kind.
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2021
Sep 01, 2021
Sep 01, 2021
Promoted to Principal Software Engineer at GitHub ๐ŸŽ‰
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Principal Software Engineer, GitHub
Jun 23, 2021
Jun 23, 2021
Shipped the new GitHub Issues

The new GitHub Issues is an ambitious new rich app-like experience for managing issues. Aside from a large amount of implementation work on this product, the bulk amount of my effort here was was around de-risking GitHub's adoption of new technology (in this case, React) and helping the team quickly level up and build this complex new product for GItHub.
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Staff Software Engineer, GitHub
Mar 06, 2021
Mar 06, 2021
Interviewed by Insider for the article How to Use Architectural Decision Records to Make Decisions (archive)
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Staff Software Engineer, GitHub
2020
Jul 16, 2020
Jul 16, 2020
Worked with changelog.com to get GitHub Actions set up for their Elixir repository.ย 

https://changelog.com/news/jonathan-clem-from-the-github-actions-team-joins-me-for-a-jam-session-611n
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2019
Nov 11, 2019
Nov 11, 2019
Shipped GitHub Actions to general availability

I was involved in many aspects of preparing GitHub Actions for general availability, from designing and leading implementation on observability efforts to leading cross-organizational collaboration in order to ensure that as GitHub Actions scaled, the services it depends on would scale, as well.
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Staff Software Engineer, GitHub
Aug 08, 2019
Aug 08, 2019
Shipped the GitHub Actions public beta

As GitHub Actions approached public beta, the size and number of the teams working on it expanded rapidly. Alongside day-to-day technical implementation work, a lot of my work was helping to pave paths for cross-organizational and cross-team collaboration. This work included, for example, building alignment on an Architectural Decision Record process for designing APIs that span multiple organizations (see this Insider articleย where I was later interviewed on this topic).
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Staff Software Engineer, GitHub
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