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Enablement Section

Vision

Offer enterprise-grade operational experience of GitLab products from streamlined deployment and maintenance, disaster recovery, secure search and discoverability, to high availability, scalability, and performance, as well as enabling and growing a healthy ecosystem community.

Mission

Enablement focuses on improving our capabilities and metrics in the following areas:

Section Members

The following people are permanent members of the Enablement Section:

Person Role
Chun Du Director of Engineering, Enablement
Rachel Nienaber Engineering Manager, Geo
Steven Wilson Engineering Manager, Distribution
Craig Gomes Engineering Manager, Memory
Changzheng Liu Engineering Manager, Search
Nick Nguyen Engineering Manager, Ecosystem

All Team Members

The following people are permanent members of teams that belong to the Enablement Section:

Database

Person Role

Distribution

Person Role
Steven Wilson Engineering Manager, Distribution
David 'DJ' Mountney Staff Distribution Engineer
Jason Plum Senior Distribution Engineer
Gerard Hickey Senior Distribution Engineer
Ian Baum Senior Distribution Engineer
Balasankar "Balu" C Distribution Engineer
Robert Marshall Distribution Engineer
Hossein Pursultani Distribution Engineer
Dustin Collins Distribution Engineer

Ecosystem

Person Role
Nick Nguyen Engineering Manager, Ecosystem
Arturo Herrero Senior Backend Engineer, Ecosystem
Andy Soiron Senior Backend Engineer, Ecosystem
Justin Ho Senior Frontend Engineer, Ecosystem

Geo

Person Role
Rachel Nienaber Engineering Manager, Geo
Valery Sizov Senior Backend Engineer, Geo
Gabriel Mazetto Backend Engineer, Geo
Douglas Barbosa Alexandre Staff Backend Engineer, Geo
Toon Claes Senior Backend Engineer, Geo
Michael Kozono Senior Backend Engineer, Geo
Ash McKenzie Staff Backend Engineer, Geo
Zack Cuddy Frontend Engineer, Geo

Memory

Person Role
Craig Gomes Engineering Manager, Memory
Kamil Trzciński Distinguished Engineer, Ops and Enablement
Qingyu Zhao Senior Backend Engineer, Memory
Aleksei Lipniagov Senior Backend Engineer, Memory
Nikola Milojevic Senior Backend Engineer, Memory
Andreas Brandl Staff Backend Engineer, Database
Matthias Käppler Senior Backend Engineer, Memory
P.B. Backend Engineer, Database
Person Role
Changzheng Liu Engineering Manager, Search
Dylan Griffith Staff Backend Engineer, Search
Dmitry Gruzd Senior Backend Engineer, Search

Stable Counterparts

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

Person Role
Joshua Lambert Group Manager, Product, Enablement
Jacki Bauer (interim) UX Manager, Enablement
Tanya Pazitny Quality Engineering Manager, Secure & Enablement
Grant Young Senior Software Engineer in Test, Enablement:Memory
Jennie Louie Software Engineer in Test, Enablement:Geo Replication
Nailia Iskhakova Software Engineer in Test, Enablement:Ecosystem
Eileen Ruberto Senior UX Researcher, Enablement
New Vacancy - Joshua Lambert (Interim) Senior Product Manager, Enablement:Memory
New Vacancy - Kai Armstrong (Interim) Senior Product Manager, Enablement:Search

How We Work