Site Reliability Engineer, Delivery:Orchestration

  • GitLab
  • Remote, EMEA
  • 20 Jan, 2023

Job Description

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 2,000+ team members and values that guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

The Delivery team is responsible for guaranteeing and improving the software delivery for GitLab.com, as well as self-managed users by improving the release management tooling and processes. Delivery engineers work closely with teams across Development, Quality, Security, and Reliability Engineering to ensure features are delivered in a safe, scalable and efficient fashion.

Responsibilities

SRE's with Delivery:Orchestration specialization work alongside Backend Engineers with a focus primarily on improving release management tooling and processes. While the backend engineers approach their responsibilities from a software developer point of view, the SRE's approach the same problems from the operational perspective and collaborate closely on finding an optimal solution that will safely and quickly deliver code to various supported environments.

  • Guarantees the GitLab Release Process
  • Creates new tools to automate the release process
  • Builds new GitLab release features to replace existing custom tooling
  • Works with individual teams on defining and implementing solutions that will help them release quicker
  • Creates frameworks that allow engineers to write code that scales with demand
  • Helps teams instrument their code and helps recognize parts of code that could benefit from increased observability
  • Works closely with peer Infrastructure teams to control the impact of application code running in user facing products
  • Helps communicate the release schedule clearly with others
  • Develop monitoring and alerting to measure release process velocity
  • Identify process bottlenecks and introduce optimizations

Requirements

As an ideal candidate you will have 

  • Boundless curiosity and a demonstrable ability to learn
  • Experience working on large scale systems
  • Experience optimizing Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment pipelines as well as the tooling and processes that go with them
  • Hands on experience with Kubernetes
  • A strong application and systems observability background

 You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.

Performance indicators

The Delivery team has the following performance indicators:

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