Since the launch of the engineering director shadow program in September of 2021, Wayne has received great feedback from the shadows from various departments that have participated (marketing, professional services, development, and customer success).
Some blogs from previous shadows:
For GitLab team member prospective shadows:
For non-GitLab prospective shadows:
The engineering director shadow will have a chance to work alongside engineering director Wayne Haber in the following ways:
#wayne_shadow_program, after a meeting concludes, via scheduling a meeting with me, or via an ad-hoc Zoom discussion. This slack channel will not include discussions of confidential topics because it will include non-GitLab team members via adding them to slack as a "one channel participant".
For GitLab team member shadows:
privatethat Wayne has accepted. You can attend 1-1s, group meetings, and much more.
For non-GitLab shadows:
For GitLab team members, it is not a performance evaluation or a step for a future promotion. For non-GitLab team members, it is not a direct path to a job at GitLab.
#wayne_shadow_programto let me know a couple of days before your first shadow.
For GitLab team member shadows:
For non-GitLab team member shadows:
Shadow onboarding is coordinated via an issue in https://gitlab.com/wayne/wayne/-/issues/new using the director shadow onboarding issue template.
No, not at this time.
|December 4||Marc-Aurele Brothier||Non-GitLab shadow - Senior Engineering Manager at Pix4D|
|December 11||Jeremy Henage||Head of SaaS Program @ Digital Manufacturing at Siemens|
|December 25||Not Available|
|January 1, 2024||Available|
|January 8||Sameera Perera||Non-GitLab Shadow - Director of R&D @ Celigo|
|January 29||Carla Drago||Senior Backend Engineer|
|Rafa Carrasco||Non-GitLab shadow - Developer from Astronomer.io|
|Siddharth Asthana||GitLab community contributor|
|Sladyn Nunes||Non-Gitlab shadow - Student from USC|
|Toni Lovejoy||Non-GitLab shadow - Developer from Circulo Health|
|Anshul Riyal||GitLab Hero Community Contributor|
|George Tsiolis||GitLab Core Team Community Contributor|
|Mrunal Kapade||Non-GitLab shadow - Engineering Leader|
|Alexander Chueshev||Development: GitLab ModelOps AI Assisted|
|Praveen Elamkootil||Non-GitLab shadow|
|Jonathan Ducharme||Non-Gitlab shadow - Engineering Manager at AlleyCorp Nord|
|Tulika Gupta||Non-GitLab shadow - Principal DevOps Engineer at Alarm.com|
|Heejin Han||Non-GitLab shadow - Technical Operations Manager at Netflix|
|Jeremy Neff||Non-GitLab shadow - Manager at Joint Communications Unit|
|Palwasha Malik||Non-GitLab shadow - Software developer at Devsinc|
|Anshuman Singh||Non-GitLab shadow - Independent software engineer|
|Aleesha Dawson||GitLab shadow - Customer Success Manager|
|Fazal Ur-Rehman||Associate Team Lead at LexisNexis|
|Caden Wright||Non-Gitlab shadow: CS Student at University of Virginia|
|Alejandro Mogollon Medina||Non-GitLab shadow: GitLab Hero & HashiCorp Ambassador|
|Olubunmi Odumade||Non-GitLab shadow - engineering leader|
|Julia Lopez||Non-GitLab shadow - Manager of Animation & Gaming Technical Support at Netflix|
|Reggie Skillman||Non-GitLab shadow - Military Veteran tenured in Aerospace and Software Stack|
|Davis Bickford||Backend Engineer - Runner Saas|
|Jamie Strachan||Non-Gitlab engineering manager|
|Zivago Lee||Non-GitLab shadow - Director of Engineering at Spin|