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UX Research Operations Coordinator / Senior UX Research Operations Coordinator


The GitLab DevOps 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 guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

Our entire handbook is public. You can find the details of our vision & direction, check out how we structure our R&D teams, and understand how our UX team operates.

A brief overview:

The goal of UX research at GitLab is to connect with GitLab users and gather insight into their behaviors, motivations, and goals. We use these insights to inform and strengthen product and design decisions.

You will join our 3 person ReOps team and manage participant recruitment for UX research studies, evangelise UX Research at GitLab, and develop and improve research operations processes that enable our research efforts to succeed and deliver impact efficiently.

What you can expect in a UX Research Operations Coordinator / Senior UX Research Operations Coordinator role at GitLab:

  • Manage all aspects of participant recruitment for user experience research studies, including but not limited to: recruiting from multiple sources, outreach, screening, scheduling, participation agreements, privacy, and incentives management.
  • Identify team needs and gaps. Continuously examine, experiment, and measure improvements to our research operations and processes.
  • Grow, foster, and administer new participant panels, along with our existing panel, GitLab First Look.
  • Proactively and routinely use social media to showcase UX Research insights and solutions to the wider GitLab community.
  • Maintain UX research operations handbook documentation with accurate, standardized, and transparent processes and procedures.
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and UX Researchers to effectively understand their research recruitment needs and to drive their requests to successful completion.
  • Manage relationships with third-party providers, such as recruitment platforms, digital rewards solutions, etc.

You should apply if

  • You bring experience in a UX research operations role or a related coordination position within a research environment.
  • You want to grow your career in UX Research Operations at GitLab. This role does not offer a path to a UX Researcher position.
  • You've got exquisite organizational skills. Regularly managing multiple research operations projects at a time will be no issue for you.
  • Your written and verbal communication skills allow you to effectively communicate with internal stakeholders and external participants.
  • You're excitied by the prospect of improving our research operations processes and your prior experiences developing processes for research teams will set you up for success.
  • Our values of Collaboration, Results, Efficiency, Diversity, Iteration, and Transparency resonate with you.
  • You'll thrive in an environment where self-learning and self-service are encouraged and instilled as a part of our culture.

What it's like to work at GitLab

The culture at GitLab is something we're incredibly proud of. You'll spend your time collaborating with kind, talented, and motivated colleagues from across the globe.

Some of the benefits you'll be entitled to vary by the region or country you're in. However, all GitLab team members are fully remote and you can work incredibly flexible hours enabled by our asynchronous approach to communication. We'll also help you set up your home office environment, pay for your membership to a co-working space and contribute to the travel costs associated with meeting other GitLab employees across the world. We don't count the number of days you take off in a year, too.

Our hiring process and compensation:

The hiring process for this UX Research Operations Coordinator position typically follows five stages including a case study presentation. The details of this process are documented in our job family page. Our compensation calculator will be shared with candidates selected for interviews.

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.  

Privacy Policy: Please review our Recruitment Privacy Policy. Your privacy is important to us.

GitLab is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. GitLab’s policies and practices relating to recruitment, employment, career development and advancement, promotion, and retirement are based solely on merit, regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information (including family medical history), discharge status from the military, protected veteran status (which includes disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, and Armed Forces service medal veterans), or any other basis protected by law. GitLab will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. See also GitLab’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know during the recruiting process.

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