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People Group Fullstack Engineering

People Group Fullstack Engineering Roles at GitLab

Fullstack Engineers in the People Group will work on all People Group related automation of various workflows, including working on GitLab backend (Ruby on Rails), and frontend (Vue.js). Due to the nature of the work and projects involved in People Group, this role will require automating manual or semi-automated workflows across various other platforms used by the People Group. This position reports to the Senior Manager, People Operations.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with all team members in People Group, as well as Engineering and Product to work on automation between various systems and creating smaller improvements inside of GitLab.
  • Advocate for improvements to People Group projects, issue tracker and project in GitLab-com.
  • Improve and automate our Off-boarding process, to ensure a more rapid and voluntary workflow.
  • Automation of various manual tasks.
  • API building for external systems (payroll, benefits, etc).
  • Involvement in Compensation Calculator Design/updates.
  • Architect and implement People Group support tool to streamline questions from multiple sources.
  • Auditing People Group processes/iterating for efficiency.
  • Automate updates to the about.gitlab.com/jobs page
  • Update the general jobs page.
  • Improvement and automation of contract creation.
  • Provide and/or assist with data to the Data Analyst to be used in the People Group dashboards.
  • Help the People Group maintain Single Source of Truth within the handbook
  • Craft code that meets our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment. Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review.
  • Represent GitLab and its values in public communication around specific projects and community contributions.

Requirements

  • Sincere interest in working on People Group related Engineering tasks.
  • Professional experience with Ruby and Rails.
  • Professional experience with JavaScript and associated web technologies (CSS, semantic HTML).
  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient for success in a remote and largely asynchronous work environment.
  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions.
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems.
  • Comfort working in a highly agile, intensely iterative software development process.
  • Demonstrated ability to onboard and integrate with an organization long-term.
  • Positive and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Effective communication skills: Regularly achieve consensus with peers, and clear status updates.
  • An inclination towards communication, inclusion, and visibility.
  • Experience owning a project from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution.
  • Self-motivated and self-managing, with strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with other parts of the organization.
  • Share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Ability to thrive in a fully remote organization.
  • Ability to use GitLab

Nice-to-haves

  • Experience working with modern Frontend frameworks (eg. React, Vue.js, Angular).
  • Experience in a peak performance organization, preferably a tech startup.
  • Experience with the GitLab product as a user or contributor.
  • Experience working with a remote team.
  • Enterprise software company experience.
  • Experience working with a global or otherwise multicultural team.
  • Passionate about/experienced with open source and developer tools and how we use it in non-engineering teams.

Levels

People Group Fullstack Engineer

Job Grade

The Senior People Group Fullstack Engineer is Job Grade 6.

Performance Indicators

Hiring Process

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.

  • Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call with one of our Global Recruiters.
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute interview with our People Operations Manager
  • Candidates will then take part in a 90 minute technical interview with a peer from the team
  • Candidates will then have two 25 minute meetings with a members from the People Operations and Compensation teams
  • Finally, candidates will be invited to a 25 minute interview with the Senior Director of People Success Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

Senior People Group Fullstack Engineer

Job Grade

The Senior People Group Fullstack Engineer is Job Grade 7.

Responsibilities

  • Advocate for improvements to quality, security, and performance that have particular impact across the People Group.
  • Solve technical problems of high scope and complexity.
  • Exert influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the projects within the People Group.
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems, particularly at large scale, and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems.
  • Help to define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment. Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review.
  • Represent GitLab and its values in public communication around broader initiatives, specific projects, and community contributions.
  • Provide mentorship for Junior and Intermediate Engineers and non-engineers on your team to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers to their autonomy.
  • Confidently ship moderately sized features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members. Collaborate with the team on larger projects.
  • Improves the People Group engineering projects at GitLab via maintainer trainee program at own comfortable pace, while striving to become a project maintainer.
  • Confidently ship moderately sized features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members. Collaborate with the team on larger projects.

Performance Indicators

Hiring Process

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.

  • Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call with one of our Global Recruiters.
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute interview with our People Operations Manager
  • Candidates will then take part in a 90 minute technical interview with a peer from the team
  • Candidates will then have two 25 minute meetings with a members from the People Operations and Compensation teams
  • Finally, candidates will be invited to a 25 minute interview with the Senior Director of People Success Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

Staff People Group Fullstack Engineer

Job Grade

The Staff People Group Fullstack Engineer is Job Grade 8.

Responsibilities:

WIP (and pulling inspiration from: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/www-gitlab-com/blob/master/source/job-families/engineering/backend-engineer/index.html.md#staff-backend-engineer)

Performance Indicators

Career Ladder

The next step for both individual contributors and managers of people is to move to the Engineering Leadership job family.

Hiring Process

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.

  • Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call with one of our Global Recruiters,
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute interview with our People Operations Manager,
  • Candidates will then take part in a 90 minute technical interview with a peer from the team,
  • Candidates will then have two 25 minute meetings with a members from the People Operations and Compensation teams,
  • Candidates will then have a 25minute meeting with an Engineering Manager,
  • Finally, candidates will be invited to a 25 minute interview with the Senior Director of People Success.

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

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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