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Fullstack Engineer, Monitor: Observability (JavaScript and Ruby)



Software Engineering
Europe · Remote
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

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GitLab is building observability into its DevOps Platform. It will be fully integrated and on-by-default for all GitLab customers. As a Fullstack Engineer on the Observability team, you’ll collaborate on building UIs and backend APIs for our new Monitoring and Observability features. You’ll work closely with customers and operate the code you write. You will help bridge the gap between expensive SaaS vendors and difficult DIY projects. There’s a lot to do and learn.

Some things you may work on:

  • Developing Javascript UI and Ruby on Rails Fullstack components and visualizations for tracing, logging, metrics
  • Creating a consistent user experience across monitoring features
  • Collaborate with Product Management and other stakeholders within Engineering (e.g. UX) to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Craft code that meets standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment. Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review.
  • Working with other GitLab teams to help them integrate monitoring features into their product areas

Essential skills:

  • Strong experience with VueJS or another modern JavaScript web framework (Angular, Ember, etc.)
  • Experience with Ruby and Rails
  • Experience working with Grafana, Data Visualisation, Single Page Application Development.
  • Experience with writing automated tests (e.g. Jest, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, AVA, tape)
  • Experience using Git in a professional/workplace environment
  • A solid understanding of semantic HTML, CSS, and core JavaScript concepts.

Nice to have:

  • GCP and/or AWS experience
  • Experience operating a managed Kubernetes cluster (ex. GKE or EKS)
  • Experience with Cortex, Thanos, Jaeger, or other similar open source observability systems

You can see more about what Fullstack Engineers at GitLab are required to know and things you'll work on here -

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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