Frontend Engineer (Remote only)

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior
Role: Frontend Developer
Industry: Computer Software, DevOps, SaaS
Company size: 201-500 people
Technologies: ruby-on-rails, javascript, vue.js, css.

Job description

GitLab is looking to add a Frontend Engineer to our team to help support the Create product category. We also have a few other Frontend Engineer openings, looking after product categories including: monitoring, secure, packaging, release, growth etc.

Responsibilities

    • Fix prioritized issues from the issue tracker.
    • Write the code to complete scheduled direction issues chosen by our scheduling committee, assigned to you by the frontend lead.
    • Continually improve the quality of GitLab by using discretion of where you think changes are needed.
    • Create high quality frontend code.

Workflow

    • You work on issues tagged with ‘Frontend’ on Community Edition and Enterprise Edition.
    • The priority of the issues tagged with this label can be found in the handbook under GitLab Workflow.
    • When done with a frontend issue remove the ‘Frontend’ label and add the next workflow label which is probably the ‘Developer’ label.

Requirements

    • Know how to use CSS effectively
    • Expert knowledge of JavaScript
    • Basic knowledge of Vue.js is a plus but not a requirement
    • Collaborate effectively with UX Designers, Developers, and Designers
    • Be able to work with the rest of the community
    • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails is a plus
    • You share our values and work in accordance with those values

About GitLab
GitLab is an open source tool used by developers to create and manage code bases collaboratively. Built on Git, which is a very popular and efficient distributed version control system, GitLab gives you all the tools needed for Git repository management from code reviews to issue tracking and more.

GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 1,000 people worldwide have contributed. We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute. We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom, efficiency, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity, boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality, work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of life, our story, and what makes us truly unique. Avoid the confidence gap; you do not have to match all the listed requirements exactly to apply. Work remotely from anywhere in the world.

Top 10 reasons to work for GitLab:

1. Work with helpful, kind, motivated, and talented people.

2. Work remote so you have no commute and are free to travel and move.

3. Have flexible work hours so you are there for other people and free to plan the day how you like.

4. Everyone works remote, but you don’t feel remote. We don’t have a head office, so you’re not in a satellite office.

5. Work on open source software so you can interact with a large community and can show your work.

6. Work on a product you use every day: we drink our own wine.

7. Work on a product used by lots of people that care about what you do.

8. As a company we contribute more than we take, most of our work is released as the open source GitLab CE.

9. Focused on results, not on long hours, so that you can have a life and don’t burn out.

10. Open internal processes: know what you’re getting in to and be assured we’re thoughtful and effective.

Benefits

  • See our webpage: https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/benefits/
  • Additional: https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/spending-company-money/
  • Stock options: https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/stock-options/
  • https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/paid-time-off/
  • https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/incentives/

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