Backend Engineer, Geo

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Remote

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Interview Process

1. A series of video calls 2. Coding exercise involving working on a Merge Request that is like a real work task

Salary

$89,600 - $195,800

Programming Languages Mentioned

R, Ruby


The GitLab DevOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 1,800+ team members and values that guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

GitLab Geo is an enterprise product feature, built to help speed up the development of distributed teams by providing one or more read-only mirrors of a primary GitLab instance. This mirror (a Geo secondary node) reduces the time to clone or fetch large repositories and projects, or can be part of a Disaster Recovery solution.

Responsibilities

  • Develop features and improvements to the GitLab product in a secure, well-tested, and performant way
  • Work with the Product Manager to carefully assess technical feasibility of feature requests
  • Deliver proof-of-concept proposals to help guide technical discussions
  • Identify ways to deliver complex technical projects in an iterative fashion
  • Take ownership of feature implementation
  • Respond quickly to customer requests for support

Requirements

  • Experience designing and building fault-tolerant, distributed systems
  • Experience building and scaling highly-available systems
  • Experience with queueing and messaging systems
  • Significant professional experience with Ruby on Rails and Git
  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient for success in a remote and largely asynchronous work environment

Nice-to-haves

  • Experience with provisioning tools
  • Experience with the GitLab product as a user or contributor
  • Experience working with a remote team
  • Enterprise software company experience
  • Developer platform/tool industry experience

Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.

For Colorado residents: The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently $89,600 - $195,800 for Colorado residents 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. Disclosure as required by the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq.

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