The Data Engineer job family is focused on an analytical and business-oriented mindset with the ability to implement rigorous database solutions and best practices in order to produce and influence the adoption of strong quality data insights to drive business decisions in all areas of GitLab. The Data Engineer job family is essentially software engineers who have a particular focus on data movement and orchestration.
The Data Engineer (Junior) reports to the Manager, Data.
The Data Engineer (Junior) is a grade 5.
The Data Engineer (Intermediate) reports to the Manager, Data.
The Data Engineer (Intermediate) is a grade 6.
The Senior Data Engineer reports to the Manager, Data.
The Senior Data Engineer is a grade 7.
The Staff Data Engineer role extends the Senior Data Engineer role.
The Staff Data Engineer is a grade 8.
Business Justification: The staff level requires deep technical and functional knowledge that contributes to the overall direction and impacts multiple teams, including working directly with external stakeholders. Market data outlines that a significant number of organizations have approximately 3-4 staff level individual contributors.
The next step in the Data Engineer job family is to move to the Data Management job family.
Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find their job title on our team page.
Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.
The next step in the Data Engineer job family is to move to a Principal Job Level (
WIP) or into the Data Management job family.
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