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Engineering Manager, Delivery

Department: Infrastructure

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Remote

This role is fully remote based.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Hire an incredible team that lives our values
  • Improve the happiness and productivity of the team
  • Hold regular 1:1's with team members
  • Drive self-managed release and GitLab.com continuous deployment processes
  • Manage agile projects
  • Work across sections within engineering
  • Improve the quality, security and performance of the product
  • Work on small changes outside of the critical path

Requirements

  • 5+ years managing software engineering teams
  • Strong technical background
  • Demonstrated teamwork in a peak performance organization
  • Experience running a consumer scale platform
  • Product company experience
  • Enterprise software company experience or startup experience
  • Computer science education or equivalent experience
  • Passionate about open source and developer tools
  • Exquisite communication skills
  • Leadership at GitLab
  • Experience in managing a remote team
  • Ability to use GitLab

Performance Indicators

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

Learn more about the Engineering Management - Infrastructure roles, including compensation at the engineering management - infrastructure page.