GitLab VP of Information Technology

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This role is remote.

The VP of Information Technology reports to our CFO. 


  • Strategic and operational ownership for systems, business processes and data company wide.
  • Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization to ensure flexible and effective systems and business processes.
  • Identify opportunities for appropriate and cost-effective investment in information systems.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on staffing, outsourcing, purchasing, and in-house development of systems and processes.
  • Responsible for information systems budget oversight and cost control.
  • Work in partnership with business functions to build a strategy and roadmap that will support future growth of the company.
  • Participate in and facilitate the strategic and operational process improvement of the organization.
  • Coordinate project teams throughout the organization as it relates to Information Systems.
  • Identify potential bottlenecks and prepare the company for hyper-growth.


  1. 4 years of experience as VP Information Technology, CIO or similar role.
  2. Outstanding knowledge of modern tech stack of cloud applications.
  3. Extensive hands on experience with design, development and implementation of IT systems.
  4. Solid understanding of data analysis and data engineering in a hyper growth company.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting, financial planning and business operations.
  6. Analytical mind and great problem-solving skills.
  7. Have or had extensive experience with IT helpdesk function including hardware deployment and system access.
  8. Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities and history of success working with executives across an organization.
  9. BSc/BA in computer science or relevant field. MSc/MA is a big plus.
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