Engineering Infrastructure Roles

Backend Engineer, Engineering Productivity
Engineering Productivity Specialty defined in the backend engineer role.
Backend Engineer, Infrastructure
Delivery Specialty defined in the backend engineer role. Scalability Specialty defined in the backend engineer role.
Database Reliability Engineer
Database Reliability Engineers (DBRE) are responsible for keeping database systems that support all user-facing services (most notably and many other GitLab production systems running smoothly 24/7/365. DBREs are a blend of database engineering and administration gearheads and software developers that apply sound engineering principles, operational discipline and mature software development and automation, specializing in databases (PostgreSQL in particular). In that capacity, DBREs are peers to SREs and bring database expertise to the SRE and SAE Infrastructure teams as well as our engineering teams.
Distinguished Engineer, Infrastructure
Distinguished Engineers are recognized experts in multiple technology domains within GitLab, and represent the senior technical leadership within their organization and throughout the company at large.
Engineering Fellow, Infrastructure
Engineering Fellow, Infrastructure See Engineering Felow.
Engineering Management - Infrastructure
Manager, Infrastructure The Manager, Infrastructure has a primary focus on hiring and building a world-class team, and putting them in the optimal position to succeed. They need to be familiar with GitLab’s underlying technologies and processes to be able to support their teams growth, as well as be the final conclusive vote in cases where the team is blocked on a path forward. They must also efficiently coordinate across departments to accomplish collaborative goals.
Engineering Productivity Manager
Driving Engineering Efficiency and Productivity
Frontend Engineer, Infrastructure
Switchboard The Frontend Engineer role in GitLab Dedicated Switchboard is fully aligned with the frontend engineer role in Development. Switchboard is based on the same software stack, and it follows the same product design guidelines to produce consistent customer experience.
Site Reliability Engineer
Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) are responsible for keeping all user-facing services and other GitLab production systems running smoothly.


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