SDLC and Runtime GitLab Software Engineer, VP

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Job Description
SDLC and Runtime (SDLCR) focuses on delivering engineer-first, scalable platforms for job scheduling, Compute-as-a-Service, file transfer, firmwide software distribution and software development, including CI/CD (Gitlab ecosystem).
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a suite of products that provides build and deploy tooling for Engineers in the firm. It provides a modern, secure and highly available plant that facilitates source control, code review, build, test and production activation.
You will be working at the heart of the developer experience, ensuring the code that is written by thousands of GS engineers is versioned securely, reviewed expertly, compiles fast, tests comprehensively and is distributed widely. You will deliver CI/CD solutions that support cloud native development and contribute to our efforts to move the firm to a cloud-based mobile SDLC. You could be working with cutting edge build technology from AWS & Google, or the latest cloud technology in one of more backend languages including Java, Golang, and Python.
SDLC Platforms include:
  • Build / Development
    • GitLab - The firm's strategic vendor CI/CD platform, hosted in-house with instances on-prem and on public cloud
    • Proprietary SDLC, based on Subversion for source control to facilitate workflow and approvals around building and deploying software
    • In-house developed Continuous Deploy (CD) tools for deploying Software packages, config and Infrastructure as Code
  • Distribution - Linux and Windows software distribution system used by Gitlab, Conductor Software Factory and Train
  • Artifact Repository - Primary build artifact repository hosting terabytes of internal and external software packages and industry standard asset repos such as Mavern Central, NPMScopes and PyPi, running on Sonatype Nexus
  • Build out our next generation instances of GitLab to support local onshore developers. This will need to be designed such that it is secure, tested, and that meets or exceeds industry standard performance and availability
  • Develop features and improvements to our GitLab solution
  • Collaborate with Product Management and other stakeholders within Engineering to maintain and improve the functions and quality of service
  • Advocate for improvements to product quality, security, and performance
  • Diagnose and solve technical problems, both within the core GitLab environment, and the associated GS technical eco-system
  • Cloud native architectures in AWS.
  • Experience with large scale monorepos, build systems and deployment paradigms
  • Expertise in commercial / open source build systems (Gradle / Bazel / Make) and strong knowledge of software change management systems
  • Experience of DevOps, SRE, infrastructure (storage / networks / etc.)
  • Design and implement mid to large scale distributed systems
  • Partner with and provide technical guidance on best practices to the GS engineering community, the business teams, and operations teams
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience respectively
  • Ability to use GitLab
  • Professional experience with Cloud deployment patterns. Specifically AWS cloud constructs and Hashicorp Terraform
  • General knowledge of multiple languages, and in-depth strong programming skills of at least one of: Golang, Erlang, Java, Python, C, C++, Java
  • Strong software engineering fundamentals
  • Experience with all stages in the lifecycle of developing and running large distributed systems
  • Experience with diagnosis, prevention and management of performance, availability and scale of mid- to large-sized systems
  • Passionate about the software development process and facilitating high frequency / high quality change across a vibrant and diverse user community
  • Strong written and verbal English language skills
  • Ability to thrive in our global organization in an outputs driven, fast paced, hybrid and asynchronous work place
  • Team player, eager to work in a global organization.
  • Ability to communicate technical and organizational challenges and propose high quality solutions
  • Comfort working in an agile project and SDLC environment
  • Self-managed and organization skills
  • BSc / MSc / PhD in relevant field (Computer Science, Maths, Physics)
  • Highly knowledgeable about running key business applications on Linux platforms and Linux internals.
  • Knowledgeable about networking (TCP, UDP, ICMP, ARP, DNS, TLS, HTTP, SSH, etc)
  • Experience with Cloud and Infrastructure as Code technologies - AWS, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, etc


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