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Senior Software Engineer, Tools



Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Company Description
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our products help people make powerful connections, discover exciting opportunities, build necessary skills, and gain valuable insights every day. We’re also committed to providing transformational opportunities for our own employees by investing in their growth. We aspire to create a culture that’s built on trust, care, inclusion, and fun – where everyone can succeed.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

Job Description
This role can be based in Mountain View, CA or Bellevue, WA.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

This role is part of the Productivity and Happiness (PH) organization where you will get an opportunity to influence, transform, and create an amazing experience for developers at LinkedIn. We are a data driven organization and you will lead strategic investments to make step function improvements in the lives of LinkedIn developers. This spans multiple areas including but not limited to: Providing tools and infrastructure that creates delightful development experience; Provide and support application frameworks that empower LinkedIn Engineers to build member facing products; Provide actionable insights that leverages data and metrics; Provide tools and data that help LinkedIn teams listen to their customers; and most importantly deliver reliable and scalable infrastructure. You will have the opportunity to engage the industry-wide developer community and contribute to open-source software as well.

- You will build and ship software at scale that delivers impact.
- You will improve all aspects of developer experience with a data driven mindset.
- You will design and build tools and frameworks to automate development, testing, management, monitoring, data gathering and analysis of our 24x7 services and products.
- You will scale the infrastructure and tools required to keep our 6000+ developers in step when they are all sharing the same code, building and testing our software stacks, and releasing and deploying their services continuously without compromising site reliability.
- You will provide technical leadership, driving and performing best engineering practices to initiate, plan, and execute critical, large-scale, cross-functional, and company-wide projects.

Basic Qualifications
- BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or related practical experience.
- 2+ years experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions.
- 2+ years programming experience in object-oriented programming languages such as Python, Java, Javascript, C/C++, C#, Objective-C.

Preferred Qualifications
- BS and 5+ years of relevant work experience, MS and 4+ years of relevant work experience, or PhD and 2+ years of relevant work experience
- Experience designing and building infrastructure and web services at large scale.
- Experience in working in a Unix environment (Linux preferred).
- Experience in large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures.
- Experience in driving automated cloud management systems at scale.
- Experience in containerization, cluster schedulers, infrastructure configuration and orchestration.
- Experience in standard build tools (e.g. gradle, bazel) and version control systems (e.g. git).
Knowledge of Internet protocols and network programming.
- Experience in working with SQL/NoSQL databases (e.g. MySQL, Dynamo, Cassandra, MongoDB)
- Knowledge of messaging & big data systems/solutions (e.g. Spark, Presto, Alation, Hadoop, Kafka

Suggested Skills
- Object-oriented programming
- Web services
- Infrastructure

You will Benefit from our Culture
We strongly believe in the well-being of our employees and their families. That is why we offer generous health and wellness programs and time away for employees of all levels.

LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The pay range for this role is $117,000 - $192,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans. For more information, visit

Equal Opportunity Statement
LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: Please reference and for more information.

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Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:

-Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
-Having interviews in an accessible location
-Being accompanied by a service dog
-Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview

A request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

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