Job Overview

  • Job Title Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Datastores
  • Hiring Organization Gitlab
  • Company Website https://about.gitlab.com/
  • Remote Locations Worldwide
  • Job Type  Remote, Full-Time

The Database Reliability Engineering team is focused on a long-term scaling solution for GitLab. The charter of this group is to explore, iterate on, validate, and lead implementation of proposals to provide a solution to accommodate Gitlab.com’s daily-active user growth. We are accomplishing this through the introduction of a Cells architecture along with an Organization entity that will be the vehicle to associate a customer’s data with a specific Cell. Hopefully this is the type of work that gets you excited about joining the team, if so please read on!

Backend Engineers at GitLab work on our product. This includes both the open source version of GitLab, the enterprise editions, and the GitLab.com service as well. The efforts led by the Tenant Scale team will have an impact across all of GitLab. You will be part of a group that is changing functionality used by all features in GitLab and consulting with development groups and sub-departments to implement changes required to support our Cells architecture.

Some examples of our projects:

About the team

The Database Reliability Engineering team is part of the Data Stores stage. We offer support for groups, projects, and user profiles within our product, but our main focus is a long-term horizontal scaling solution for GitLab. The team’s handbook page covers processes and information specific to the Tenant Scale group. See also the direction page and the features we support per category.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop new features in collaboration with our product management, UX, and frontend teams.
  • Keep changes small and iterate towards the best solution.
  • Reviewing Rails and/or database related changes submitted by other engineers or community contributors
  • Documenting best practices or patterns to avoid
  • Developing tooling to proactively inform developers of potential performance issues
  • Research, design and implement solutions to improve product performance

Job Requirements

  • Significant experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Professional software engineering experience with databases (preferably PostgreSQL) in large production environments
  • Familiarity with GraphQL
  • Infrastructure / Deployments knowledge (optional).
  • Interest in scalability / sharing and system programming languages, like Rust, Go, or Lua (optional).
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems
  • You can reason about software, algorithms, and performance from a high level
  • You are passionate about open source.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and have strong organizational skills.
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.

How To Apply

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More Information

  • Remote Job Location Anywhere
  • Salary Offer $100,800—$183,600 USD
  • Experience Level Senior Level
  • Education Level Non Specific
  • Working Hours to be arranged (full time based )
  • Job Application Via Custom Application Page