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Engineering Management - Infrastructure

Engineering Manager, Delivery

The Engineering Manager, Delivery directly manages the engineering team responsible for tasks relating to release management of GitLab releases as well as continuous delivery/deployment on GitLab.com. Team mandate is described in the team handbook and it consists of Site Reliability Engineers and Backend Engineers. The Engineering Manager's responsibility is primarily their team. They need to be familiar with GitLab's underlying technologies and processes to be able to support their team growth, as well as be the final decisive vote in cases where team is blocked on a decision.

Their primary focus is hiring and building a world-class team and putting them in the best position to succeed. They must also efficiently coordinate across departments to accomplish collaborative goals.

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Performance Indicators

Engineering Manager, Delivery, have the following job-family performance indicators:

Engineering Manager, Reliability

The Engineering Manager, Reliability directly manages the engineering team relentlessly focused on GitLab.com's performant reliability, a team composed of DBREs and SREs. They see the team as their product. They may work on small features or bugs to keep their technical skills sharp and stay familiar with the code, but they emphasize hiring a world-class team and putting them in the best position to succeed. They own the delivery of product commitments and they are always looking to improve the productivity of their team. They must also coordinate across departments to accomplish collaborative goals.

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Performance Indicators

Engineering Manager, Infrastructure, have the following job-family performance indicators:

Engineering Manager, Scalability

The Engineering Manager, Scalability directly manages the engineering team responsible for GitLab and GitLab.com at scale, working on the highest priority scalability items in the application in close coordination with Reliability Engineering teams and providing feedback to other Engineering teams so they can become better at scalability as well. Team mandate is described in the team handbook and it consists of Backend Engineers and Frontend Engineers.

The Engineering Manager's responsibility is primarily their team. They need to be familiar with GitLab's underlying technologies and processes to be able to support their team growth, as well as be the final decisive vote in cases where team is blocked on a decision.

Their primary focus is hiring and building a world-class team and putting them in the best position to succeed. They must also efficiently coordinate across departments to accomplish collaborative goals.

Responsibilities

Requirements

Performance Indicators

Engineering Manager, Scalability, have the following job-family performance indicators:

Senior Engineering Manager, Delivery and Scalability

The Senior Engineering Manager, Delivery and Scalability manages multiple teams within the Infrastructure Department (Delivery and Scalability) that work on GitLab.com and contribute to our on-premise product. They see their teams as their products. They are capable of managing multiple teams and projects at the same time. They are expert recruiters of both engineers and managers. They can also grow the existing talent on their teams. This is a leadership role is a that models the behaviors we want to see in our teams and holds others accountable when necessary. And they create the collaborative and productive environment in which managers, reliability, backand and froentend engineers do their work and succeed.

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Performance Indicators

The Senior Engineering Manager, Delivery and Scalability, has the following performance indicators:

Director of Infrastructure, Reliability

The Director of Engineering, Reliability manages the Engineeing Reliability teams within the Infrastructure Department that work on GitLab.com and contribute to our on-premise product. They see their teams as their products. They are capable of managing multiple teams and projects at the same time. They are expert recruiters of DBREs, SREs and managers. They can also grow the existing talent on their teams. Like all GitLab Engineering Directors, this role is a senior leader that models the behaviors we want to see in our teams and holds others accountable when necessary. And they create the collaborative and productive environment in which SREs and SRE managers do their work and succeed.

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Requirements

Nice-to-haves

Performance Indicators

The Senior Director of Infrastructure, has the following performance indicators:

Senior Director of Infrastructure

The Senior Director of Engineering, Infrastructure manages multiple teams that work on GitLab.com and contribute to our on-premise product. They see their teams as their products. They are capable of managing multiple teams and projects at the same time. They are expert recruiters of DBREs, SREs, Backend and Frontend Engineers, and managers. They can also grow the existing talent on their teams. Like all GitLab Engineering Directors, this role is a senior leader that models the behaviors we want to see in our teams and holds others accountable when necessary. And they create the collaborative and productive environment in which SREs and SRE managers do their work and succeed.

Responsibilities

Requirements

Nice-to-haves

Performance Indicators

The Senior Director of Infrastructure, has the following performance indicators:

Compensation

Components

Compensation at GitLab consists of:

  1. Base salary
  2. Options
  3. Bonus in some functions
  4. Discretionary bonus
  5. Retirement contributions in eligible regions
  6. Pay for equipment
  7. Remote work
  8. Unlimited time off
  9. Benefits

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Avoid the confidence gap; you do not have to match all the listed requirements exactly to apply. Our hiring process is described in more detail in our hiring handbook.

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