Site Reliability Engineer, Delivery: Deployments, APAC


2 months ago


An overview of this role

SRE's with Delivery: Deployments specialization work alongside Backend Engineers with a focus primarily on improving our delivery platform, release management tooling and processes. While the backend engineers approach their responsibilities from a software developer point of view, the SREs 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.

What you’ll do

  • 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.

What you’ll bring

  • Boundless curiosity and a demonstrable ability to learn.
  • Experience working on large scale systems.
  • Experience with release processes and tooling.
  • Experience with different deployment strategies.
  • Hands on experience with Kubernetes.
  • A strong application and systems observability background.
  • A product development mindset when developing new components.

About the team

The Delivery Group is responsible for guaranteeing and improving the software delivery for, 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.

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.


Please view the compensation range for this role at the bottom of the position description.