Senior Professional Services Engineer- Western North America

GitLab is a complete DevOps platform, delivered as a single application.


Employee count: 1001-5000

Salary: 97k-207k USD

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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.

Remote, Western North America

An overview of this role

As a Senior Professional Services Engineer, you will help customers accelerate their DevSecOps transformation and overall product adoption with customer engagements. In this role, you will provide implementation, migration, and advisory/consulting services. You will interface not only with our customers, but with our GitLab Product/Engineering teams, to find the best route for customer success, and to help drive improvements to GitLab features and processes.

As a new Senior Professional Services Engineer, you will work with a variety of customers, tools, and environments. If you love learning new things and overcoming new challenges at a fast pace this is the role for you.

What you’ll do

  • Engage with Customers in a Statement of Work to drive results maintaining a 70% billable utilization.
  • Deploy to customer on-prem and cloud providers utilizing Terraform and Ansible in our GitLab Environment Toolkit following our reference architectures.
  • Perform migrations from source system to GitLab using Congregate.
  • Provide DevOps and DevSecOps consulting and best practices utilizing internal frameworks like DGF and GitLab Flow.
  • Provide mentorship for Associate and Intermediate Professional Services Engineers to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers to their autonomy
  • Manage/oversee/deliver on multiple projects, either as the primary engineer, or as a lead providing oversight to other Professional Services Engineers

What you’ll bring

  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions
  • Experience consulting and driving customer results
  • Familiarity deploying to on-prem and cloud environments using IaC
  • Proven ability to independently manage project or projects
  • Experience using, deploying, or configuring GitLab
  • Proven ability to “think to the next question” and see the larger picture for customer engagements, and not just the individual task

About the team

A story about what the team does, plus links to the relevant handbook pages. What makes the team interesting, or, what are the challenges the team is trying to solve? Ex. Thanks to our Transparency value, you can see what we are working on in our Team page. You can even see our roadmap and listen to some of our meetings.

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.

The base salary range for this roles listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$96,700$186,600 USD
California/New York/New Jersey pay range
$96,700$207,300 USD

Country Hiring Guidelines: GitLab hires new team members in countries around the world. All of our roles are remote, however some roles may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements. Our Talent Acquisition team can help answer any questions about location after starting the recruiting process.

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GitLab is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. GitLab’s policies and practices relating to recruitment, employment, career development and advancement, promotion, and retirement are based solely on merit, regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information (including family medical history), discharge status from the military, protected veteran status (which includes disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, and Armed Forces service medal veterans), or any other basis protected by law. GitLab will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. See also GitLab’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know during the recruiting process.

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Nov 18, 2023

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Sep 19, 2023

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Salary: 97k-207k USD

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GitLab is a complete DevOps platform, delivered as a single application. Built on open-source, GitLab leverages the community contributions of thousands of developers and millions of users to continuously deliver new DevOps innovations. More than 100,000 organizations from startups to global enterprise organizations trust GitLab to deliver great software at new speeds.

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Health, vision, and dental insurance

Premium covered 100% for employee and 66% for family.

Employee assistance program (EAP)

GitLab offers an Employee Assistance Program to all team members via Modern Health.

Unlimited time off

Unlimited. "No ask, must tell" time off policy. 25 days per vacation (not a limit per year)

401(k) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

50% match on the first 6% of base salary with a yearly cap of $1,500 for company match. Company contributions vest evenly over 4 years.

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