Growth Product Manager / Engineer

GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 1,000 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.

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  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.
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  8. As a company we contribute more than we take, most of our work is released as the open source GitLab CE.
  9. Focussed 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.

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Get more people to use and contribute to GitLab, mainly the Community Edition (CE). Marketing gets us awareness and downloads. Your goal is to ensure people downloading our product keep using it, invite others, and contribute back. You report to the VP of Product.

We're looking for someone that is technically strong and able to contribute themselves (i.e. knows Rails).

Goals

  1. Conversion of download to 30 day active (install success * retention)
  2. Growth of existing CE installations (growth of comments measured with usage ping)
  3. Growth in the number of new people that contributed merged code

Possible improvements

  1. Auto install let's encrypt
  2. Check open to new users by default
  3. Check invite by email function
  4. Usage ping for CE
  5. Ensure installers are very simple
  6. First 60 seconds with a product
  7. Measure contributors like a SaaS funnel (activation, retention)
  8. Improve data for Usage ping EE
  9. Improve zero-states of project (hints on first action)
  10. New feature show-off / highlighting
  11. Great experience when not logged in (commenting)
  12. Great experience when not a project member (edit button works)
  13. Make it easier to configure email
  14. Make it easier to configure LDAP

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