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Senior Backend Engineer
Go, Remote Development, Create: Editor
Posted on 6/14/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Docker
Git
Linux/Unix
Management
Postgres
Rust
Kubernetes
UI/UX Design
Go
Requirements
  • Ability to use GitLab
  • Significant experience building applications using Go (bonus if you know Go and Rails or have an interest in them!)
  • Professional experience with any other technologies that may be required by the specialty (Containers, K8s, orchestration, Docker, SSH, VSCode, Remote Development, Linux)
  • 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 excellent 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
  • Experience with Rust, Web assembly and other low level languages
  • Understanding of core Remote Development concepts
  • Understanding of Bring Your Own Infrastructure ideals
  • Experience with Kubernetes/Helm
  • Experience with the diagnosis of performance and optimization problems and implementing measures to prevent these problems
  • Experience in large production environments and in scaling SaaS products
  • Experience with the GitLab product as a user or contributor
  • Passionate about/experienced with open source and developer tools
  • Experience working remotely and thrive in a fully remote organization
  • Experience working for a product company or startup
Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the overall direction of the Editor group
  • Play a key role in maturing and scale GitLabs Remote Development effort, offering to ensure enterprise readiness and adoption
  • Ship moderately sized features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members. Collaborate with the team on larger projects
  • Solve technical problems of high scope and complexity with boring solutions. Everyone is responsible for finding ways to simplify and improve the features we own
  • Consider user experience throughout your work to help make every feature lovable
  • Develop features and improvements to the GitLab product in a secure, well-tested, and performant way
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Product Designers, Frontend Engineers, and other stakeholders to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Advocate for improvements to product quality, security, and performance
  • Craft code that meets our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment
  • Maintain and advocate for high standards through code review changes submitted by other engineers or community contributors
  • Recognize impediments to our efficiency as a team, and propose and implement solutions
  • Grow your skills in Golang, PostgreSQL, and Git
  • Represent GitLab and its values in public communication around broader initiatives, specific projects, and community contributions
  • Provide mentorship for Junior and Intermediate Engineers on your team to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers
  • Engage in the trainee maintainer program at your own comfortable pace while striving to become a full-fledged project maintainer
GitLab

1,001-5,000 employees

Repository hosting manager tool
Company Overview
It is GitLab's mission to make it so that everyone can contribute. When everyone can contribute, users become contributors and greatly increases the rate of innovation.
Benefits
  • Spending Company Money
  • Equity Compensation
  • Life Insurance
  • Financial Wellness
  • Paid Time Off
  • Growth and Development Benefit
  • GitLab Contribute
  • Business Travel Accident Policy
  • Immigration
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Incentives
  • All-Remote
  • Part-time contracts
  • Meal Train
  • Fertility & Family Planning
  • Parental Leave
Company Core Values
  • Collaboration: To achieve results, team members must work together effectively.
  • Results: We do what we promised to each other, customers, users, and investors.
  • Efficiency: Working efficiently on the right things enables us to make fast progress, which makes our work more fulfilling.
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging.
  • Iteration: We do the smallest thing possible and get it out as quickly as possible.
  • Transparency: Be open about as many things as possible.