Growth Product Manager / Engineer

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).


  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

You'll work with