Engineering Manager, Handbook in Virtual / Travel

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5 - 7 years

Posted 6 weeks ago

Managers in the engineering department at GitLab see the team as their product. While they are technically credible and know the details of what developers work on, their time is spent hiring a world-class team and putting them in the best position to succeed. They own the delivery of product commitments and are always looking to improve productivity. They must also coordinate across departments to accomplish collaborative goals.

The Handbook Team is part of the Growth Section and is responsible for both the editing experience and the reading experience of our Handbook.

Engineering Managers in the Growth sub-department work in small groups with a product manager, Product designer and a data analyst in order to scale GitLab usage by connecting users to the existing value that GitLab already delivers. As the Engineering Manager, you will take overall responsibility for hiring, team management, agile project management, and the quality of this project. This position reports to the Director of Engineering, Growth.

This is a remote only position.

Responsibilities

  • Help your developers grow their skills and experience
  • Author project plans for epics
  • Run agile project management processes
  • Conduct code reviews, and make technical contributions to product architecture as well as getting involved in solving bugs and delivering small features
  • Actively seek and hire globally-distributed talent
  • Conduct managerial interviews for candidates, and train the team to screen candidates
  • Contribute to the sense of psychological safety on your team
  • Generate and implement process improvements
  • Hold regular 1:1's with all members their team
  • Foster technical decision making on the team, but make final decisions when necessary
  • Author project plans for epics
  • Draft quarterly OKRs
  • Run agile project management process
  • Improve product quality, security, and performance

Requirements

  • Exquisite communication: Regularly achieve consensus amongst departments
  • 5 years or more experience in a leadership role with current technical experience
  • In-depth experience with Ruby on Rails, Go, and/or Git, in addition to any experience required by the position's specialty
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values
  • Leadership at GitLab.