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Verify:Testing Group


For an understanding of what this team is going to be working on take a look at the product vision.


The Verify:Testing Group is focused on all the functionality with respect to Continuous Integration.

This team maps to Verify devops stage.

Team Members

The following people are permanent members of the Verify:Testing group:

Person Role
Ricky W. Engineering Manager, Verify:Testing
Drew Cimino Backend Engineer, Verify:Testing
Erick Bajao Senior Backend Engineer, Verify:Testing
Maxime Orefice Backend Engineer, Verify:Testing

Stable Counterparts

The following members of other functional teams are our stable counterparts:

Person Role
Dimitrie Hoekstra Product Designer, Verify (CI)
Zeff Morgan Senior Software Engineer in Test, Verify:Testing
Tiffany Rea Software Engineer in Test, Verify:Continous Integration
James Heimbuck Senior Product Manager, Verify, Verify:Testing
Thao Yeager Senior Product Manager, Verify
Darren Eastman Senior Product Manager, Verify:Runner
Juan J. Ramirez Senior Product Designer, Verify
Marcel Amirault Technical Writer, Verify
New Vacancy - Jason Yavorska (Interim) Senior Product Manager, Verify:Continuous Integration


Like most GitLab backened teams we spend a lot of time working in Rails on the main GitLab CE app, but we also do a lot of work in Go which is the language that GitLab Runner is written in. Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes is also useful on our team.

How to work with us

On issues

Issues worked on by the testing group have a group label of ~"group::testing". Issues that contribute to the verify stage of the devops toolchain have the ~"devops::verify" label.