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Backend Engineer, AI Powered: Duo Chat (EMEA)

GitLab

GitLab

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Software Engineering, Data Science
Europe · Middle East · Asia · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The GitLab DevSecOps 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 foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute. Learn more about Life at GitLab.

An overview of this role

Ready for a unique opportunity at GitLab? Join our dynamic remote team, working on the core of GitLab – Duo Chat, powered by AI.

Your mission? Boost AI capabilities, integrate heavyweights like Google Vertex AI, and shape the roadmap by adding new tools and improving testing processes. Your tech playground includes Ruby on Rails, Python, and more. Experience with GraphQL, RSpec, and large language models? Fantastic!

You'll be part of a tight-knit team of specialist, collaborating remotely in an agile environment. Success is measured by your code quality, contributions to the team, and the evolution of GitLab Duo Chat.

Why us? This isn't just a job; it's your chance to shape the future of AI-powered chat at GitLab. Your expertise in debugging, testing, and developing new tools will be key to your success.

Ready to dive into the future of AI at GitLab? Apply now! We're excited to meet potential candidates like you and welcome a new star to our team. Let's shape the future together!

What you’ll do

  • Develop features and improvements to the GitLab product in a secure, well-tested, and performant way.
  • Collaborate with Product Management and other stakeholders within Engineering (Frontend, UX, etc.) to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment.
  • Advocate for improvements to product quality, security, and performance.
  • Solve technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Craft code that meets our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment. Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review.
  • Recognize impediments to our efficiency as a team (“technical debt”), propose and implement solutions.
  • Represent GitLab and its values in public communication around specific projects and community contributions.
  • Ship small features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members. Collaborate with the team on larger projects.
  • Participate in Tier 2 or Tier 3 weekday and weekend and occasional night on-call rotations to assist troubleshooting product operations, security operations, and urgent engineering issues.

What you’ll bring

  • Significant professional experience with Ruby on Rails.
  • Professional experience with Python.
  • Knowledgeable about AI technologies, specifically experience with GitLab Duo Chat preferred
  • Experience with GraphQL and RSpec
  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient for success in a remote and largely asynchronous work environment.
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems.
  • Comfort working in a highly agile, intensely iterative software development process.
  • Self-motivated and self-managing, with excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with other parts of the organization.
  • Share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Ability to thrive in a fully remote organization.

About the team

What sets us apart? We're not just maintaining; we're evolving. Challenges fuel us – from integrating AI features to revolutionizing debugging and testing processes, each obstacle is an opportunity.

Why should you care? This isn't just a coding gig; it's about shaping the narrative of AI at GitLab. Your success is measured by the impact you make – on code quality, team contributions, and the evolution of GitLab Duo Chat.

Ready to be a key player? Apply now! We're seeking minds like yours to join us in crafting the future of AI at GitLab. Let's innovate and shape the future together!

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.


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