gitlab Remote, North America Full-time 2023-11-15

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An overview of this role

As an Engineering Manager, Reliability on our General Reliability Team, your primary focus lies on hiring and building a world-class team and putting them in the optimal position to succeed. You do this by maintaining an environment where team members can thrive and the team produces results.

While you work in an async and agile way, your work will improve the reliability, quality, security, and performance of the GitLab product. In this role, you will participate in the Incident Manager on-call rotation to help ensure that the availability goals for are met.

The General Reliability team manages the overall reliability of our SaaS service and  is working on projects that enable us to scale horizontally, like the Cells (WIP), scale vertically, consistently achieve compliance with our compliance frameworks, improve product performance, manage capacity, improve availability and reduce the impact of being on-call on our engineers.

What you’ll do  

  • Manage the General Reliability Team within Reliability Engineering and the availability, security & scalability of
  • Maintain an environment where Team Members can thrive and the team produces results
  • Hire and grow an incredible team that lives our values
  • Manage Agile projects
  • Improve the quality, security and performance of the product

What you’ll bring

  • Experience leading multi tenant SaaS systems, Infrastructure, SRE, or similar teams
  • Ability to deep dive into technical issues and translate this to understandable language for the business
  • Experience hiring, coaching, growing, and retaining Engineering talent
  • Deep technical understanding of running SaaS applications and  infrastructure at scale
  • Experience leading a team on a large-scale consumer platform
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills

About the team
The General Reliability team at GitLab mission is to Build, Run and Own the entire lifecycle of the web, API, registry sidekiq and pages services for

The team is focused on owning the reliability, scalability, performance & security of the core services for and its supporting services. The team should be seeking to build their services on top of Foundations services and cloud vendor managed products, where appropriate, to reduce complexity, improve efficiency and deliver new capabilities quicker. 

The team uses Engineering Principles to guide the decisions it makes for its services. The team does not explicitly have any self hosted product responsibilities but we should contribute the lessons we learn running the our application for GitLab at scale in production back to the Product, Development & Support teams to improve overall customer experience with GitLab, as well as collaborating with the Support teams when self managed customers encounter complex issues.

How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you're excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$142,800$275,400 USD
California/New York/New Jersey pay range
$142,800$306,000 USD

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