Frontend Engineer, Analyze: Analytics Instrumentation

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Remote, EMEA

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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

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, Ruby, JavaScript


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An overview of this role

Our group focuses on providing GitLab’s teams as well as customers with ways to collect product usage insights. To do this, we build data collection and analytics tools within the GitLab product in a privacy-focused manner. Insights generated from Analytics Instrumentation enable us to identify the best places to invest people and resources, what product categories mature faster, where our user experience can be improved, and how product changes impact the business. You can learn more about what we’re building next on the Analytics Instrumentation Direction page.

As our new Frontend Engineer, you will help us build out our internal as well as external instrumentation libraries and help other teams with instrumenting their features. To expand the scope of GitLab, you will play a key role, along with your fellow team members, to design and develop the new Product Analytics set of features.

Some examples of our projects: 

What you’ll do  

  • Write high-quality, efficient, and maintainable code while adhering to best practices and contributing to code reviews
  • Embrace continuous learning and stay connected with industry best practices, tools, and technologies to drive improvements in our software
  • Advocate for improvements to product quality, security, and performance
  • Mentor and support fellow team members as you grow, sharing your knowledge and expertise to contribute to their growth
  • Contribute to our development process by asking questions and providing feedback to make us better as a team
  • Collaborate with more Senior Engineers on the architectural plans and technical designs ensuring scalability, performance, maintainability and measurability
  • Participate in agile development practices, including planning sessions, stand-ups, and retrospectives, to drive iterative software development and continuous improvement for the team

What you’ll bring 

  • Strong experience with VueJS or another modern JavaScript web framework (React,, Angular, etc.)
  • Experience with writing automated tests (e.g. Jest, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, AVA, tape)
  • Experience using Git in a professional/workplace environment
  • A solid understanding of semantic HTML, CSS, and core JavaScript concepts.
  • Experience with creating libraries or APIs is a plus
  • Experience with Typescript or any out of Go, Python or .Net is a plus
  • Interest and/or experience with Ruby on Rails is a plus
  • An ability to self manage and organize in an asynchronous and collaborative work environment
  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions
  • Familiarity with various stages of software development end-to-end (Agile methodologies is a plus)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team including product managers, designers, and other engineers
  • A commitment to continuous learning and openness to giving and receiving feedback as a part of fostering individual and team development

About the team

The Analytics Instrumentation group is distributed across 6 countries on 4 continents. Async communication and manager of one is core to how we continue to deliver value to users. 

Thanks to our Transparency value, you can see what we are working on and our Roadmap in our Product Direction page. You can see the way we’re working  on our Team page and watch some of our recorded meetings

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.


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