Cloud Native Engineer (Remote first environment)

GitLab via Stack Overflow

Sep 5th 2018

Cloud Native Engineers at GitLab work with our Distribution team to create and maintain a Cloud Native GitLab deployment, along with all associated upgrade and release management methods.


    • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes in production use cases
    • Chef experience (writing complex cookbooks from scratch, custom providers, custom resources, etc.)
    • Extensive Linux experience, comfortable between Debian and RHEL based systems
    • Running applications at scale in Kubernetes
    • Transforming existing applications to cloud native oriented applications
    • Designing, building and packaging cloud native applications
    • Positive and solution-oriented mindset
    • English written and verbal communication skills
    • Effective communication skills: Regularly achieve consensus with peers, and clear status updates
    • An inclination towards communication, inclusion, and visibility
    • Experience owning a project from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution.
    • 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
    • Self-motivated and self-managing, with strong organizational skills.


    • Deploying, building, and configuring deployment methods of GitLab for Kubernetes
    • Promoting best practices for development and deployment in a Cloud Native environment
    • Keep current with new technologies and developments in the Cloud Native space
    • Constantly improve product quality, security, and performance
    • Write good code
    • Catch bugs and style issues in code reviews
    • Ship small features independently
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