Senior Director
Public Policy
Updated on 2/21/2024
GitLab

1,001-5,000 employees

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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.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.4B

Founded

2014

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

29%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Public Policy
CategoriesNew
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • Minimum 12+ years of public policy and/or government affairs experience, in-house experience preferred
  • Proven experience with direct lobbying and ability to conceive and execute policy campaigns, both in the United States and other jurisdictions including the European Union
  • Strong familiarity with emerging technology public policy trends in the areas of cybersecurity, privacy, antitrust/competition and law enforcement access
  • Adept ability to work with other industry representatives to build coalitions and form strategic relationships
  • A keen understanding of policy and legislative processes and dynamics within the U.S. Government and Congress; and the operation of the European Union (Parliament, Council and Commission)
Responsibilities
  • Develop GitLab’s public policy program and approach to engagement with US and European lawmakers, regulatory authorities, governments, councils and commissions
  • Monitor and report on key developments in tech regulation and policy across all jurisdictions, including the United States and EU
  • Advise senior leaders of the implications of emerging technology policy and regulatory proposals
  • Collaborate with teams across GitLab to educate and influence emerging regulatory and policy proposals on topics such as: artificial intelligence, open source software, sustainability, privacy and security
  • Lead the analysis of proposed legislative actions and the development of responses on behalf of GitLab, including responses to inquiries or calls for submissions from legislative bodies or government regulators
Desired Qualifications
  • The ability to articulate complex regulatory and policy matters into easily understood language
  • An ownership mindset of the relevant area(s) of subject matter expertise
  • Capable of building strong relationships cross functionally at all levels across GitLab