Distinguished Engineer - Secure


  • Provide technical direction for the team by being an expert in the security product space.
  • Engage with the Secure team PM regularly to collaborate on vision items as well as provide technical details around our competitive landscape.
  • Collaborates with the Secure team Engineering Manager to improve process and simplify implementation.
  • Collaborates with our PMM team to help properly position and advance our product in the market.
  • Meet with customers and prospects to discuss our Security Products and provide technical support to our customer facing teams.
  • Present and attend conferences to evangelize and represent the Secure team.
  • Benchmark new security tools for integration with our Security Products.
  • Collaborate with our internal Security team on technical initiatives.
  • Work with our internal security researchers to define their deliverables and set expectation.
  • Participate in technical interviews for the Secure team.
  • Assist the Secure team engineers with feature development and technical debt issues.
  • Mentors individuals on the team
  • Cultivate patnerships and alliances with other businesses
  • In depth knowledge of SAST, DAST, Dependency Scanning, Container Scanning
  • Expertise in Kubernetes and Openshift
  • Proficient in Golang, SQL and shell scripting
  • Ability to use GitLab


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Top 10 Reasons to Work for GitLab:

  1. Mission: Everyone can contribute
  2. Results: Fast growth, ambitious vision
  3. Flexible Work Hours: Plan your day so you are there for other people & have time for personal interests
  4. Transparency: Over 2,000 webpages in GitLab handbook, GitLab Unfiltered YouTube channel
  5. Iteration: Empower people to be effective & have an impact, Merge Request rate, We dogfood our own product, Directly responsible individuals
  6. Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging: A focus on gender parity, Team Member Resource Groups, other initiatives
  7. Collaboration: Kindness, saying thanks, intentionally organize informal communication, no ego
  8. Total Rewards: Competitive market rates for compensation, Equity compensation, global benefits (inclusive of office equipment)
  9. Work/Life Harmony: Flexible workday, Family and Friends days
  10. Remote Done Right: One of the world's largest all-remote companies, prolific inventor of remote best practices

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