Senior Full Stack Developer, Localization at GitLab | Powderkeg

The GitLab [DevSecOps platform]( 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.

An overview of this role

As the Senior Full Stack Engineer, Localization, you will design and build localization solutions, pipelines and capabilities that are in alignment with the future of automation, internationalization and localization tooling. You will also lead the development of AI capabilities to power localization workflows, and play a critical role in integrating localizability and internationalization disciplines into GitLab’s growth initiatives.

What you’ll do

  • Craft code that meets our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment
  • Develop features and improvements to the GitLab localization infrastructure in a secure, well-tested, and performant way
  • Collaborate with Product Management and other stakeholders within Engineering (Frontend, UX, etc.) to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Integrate AI-powered translation capabilities and solutions into existing systems and pipelines, to enhance human translation workflows
  • Design, develop and maintain integrations and automations to support continuous localization pipelines within GitLab projects and internal systems, such as content management systems, marketing technology stack tools, etc.
  • Build and scale solutions for context-enhanced translation, machine translation, copywriting, transcreation, and linguistic review of GitLab products and content
  • Recognize i18n (internationalization) and localizability technical debt, propose and implement solutions
  • Build product and content i18n (internationalization) standards and checks into CI/CD pipelines
  • Collaborate with UX, engineering, and product teams to integrate i18n and localizability effectively into our initiatives

**What you’ll bring **

  • Strong technical skills and an ability to work across backend, frontend, and infrastructure management code
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails given GitLab’s current tech stack
  • Experience with Python, Go, and Vue.js or another modern JavaScript framework
  • Some Java experience is nice to have
  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions
  • Experience owning a project from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution
  • Professional experience building web applications and APIs
  • Hands-on experience working with large language models and AI toolkits
  • Self-motivated and self-managing, with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fully remote organization
  • Contributions to GitLab are highly regarded

About the team

Global content and localization efforts at GitLab are centered around market growth, linguistic excellence, teamwork, and cutting-edge technology. We are responsible for the translation and cultural adaptation of a broad catalog of customer-facing content, products, and services, from performance-based marketing collateral and support documentation to the GitLab platform itself. Our work is about providing our customers with an experience that feels locally and topically relevant and fuels international growth with an ever expanding base of empowered customers and partners.

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]( select-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 role’s 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]( rewards/benefits/general-and-entity-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

$117,600--$226,800 USD

California/Hawaii/New York/New Jersey pay range

$117,600--$252,000 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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