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Open Source Program Manager

Open Source Program Manager

As the Open Source Program Manager, you will be responsible for fostering the adoption of GitLab in the Open Source space.

Job GradeĀ 

The Open Source Program Manager is a grade 6.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and cultivate strategic relationships with current and potential partners in the context of leading Open Source projects and organizations.
  • Enable large Open Source projects to move to GitLab. Set expectations, provide them support, training, advice and help them manage the migration process.
  • Develop and execute the collaboration strategy for key projects, as well as co-marketing campaigns and communication plans.
  • Act as a liaison between internal teams at GitLab and strategic partners to communicate the product roadmap, feature requests, and to help prioritize them.
  • Run and further develop the GitLab Open Source Initiative to increase the overall number of Open Source projects that move to GitLab.

Requirements

  • You have 5-7 years of experience running developer relations or community advocacy programs, preferably open source and technical in nature.
  • Analytical and data driven in your approach to building and nurturing communities.
  • You have experience facilitating sensitive and complex community situations with humility, empathy, judgment, tact, and humor.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Familiarity with developer tools, Git, Continuous Integration, Containers, Kubernetes and Cloud Native technologies in general.
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Relationships in prominent Open Source communities are a plus.
  • Ability to use GitLab

Senior Open Source Program Manager

Job GradeĀ 

The Senior Open Source Program Manager is a grade 7.

Responsibilities

The Senior Open Source Program Manager shares the same responsibilities and requirements as the Open Source Program Manager listed above, but also carries the following:

Requirements

  • You have 7-10 years of experience running developer relations or community advocacy programs, preferably open source in nature.
  • In depth knowledge of the Open Source ecosystem.
  • Prior experience developing relationships with Open Source communities.

Career Ladder

The next step in the Open Source Programs job family is not yet defined at GitLab.

Key Performance Indicators

A Key Performance Indicator for this role is the number of Open Source projects and developers moving to GitLab per quarter.

About GitLab

GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 2,200 people worldwide have contributed. We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute.

We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom, efficiency, self-learning, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity, inclusion and belonging, boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality, work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of life, our story, and what makes us truly unique.

Top 10 reasons to work for GitLab:

  1. Work with helpful, kind, motivated, and talented people.
  2. Work remote so you have no commute and are free to travel and move.
  3. Have flexible work hours so you are there for other people and free to plan the day how you like.
  4. Everyone works remote, but you don't feel remote. We don't have a head office, so you're not in a satellite office.
  5. Work on open source software so you can interact with a large community and can show your work.
  6. Work on a product you use every day: we drink our own wine.
  7. Work on a product used by lots of people that care about what you do.
  8. As a company we contribute more than we take, most of our work is released as the open source GitLab CE.
  9. Focused on results, not on long hours, so that you can have a life and don't burn out.
  10. Open internal processes: know what you're getting in to and be assured we're thoughtful and effective.

See our culture page for more!

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