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Staff Software Engineer, Fullstack



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
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Data is deeply embedded in the LinkedIn DNA. It drives not only business decisions but also product features and direction. Data Management organization aims to empower LinkedIn teams to build and consume reliable and privacy compliant data products.

DataHub team is looking for an experienced full stack software engineer to build and scale the metadata management platform that allows employees to find, understand and manage datasets at LinkedIn. This role is critical for the team to ensure the effective collaboration with our partners, customers. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the product architecture, influencing both current and future technical direction.

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be a key technical leader and role model within the team. We are looking for someone who designs and develops technology to serve business and technology objectives, understands state-of-the-art storage research, aligns points of view across teams, and makes smart trade-offs. In addition to leadership skills, a successful Staff Software Engineer must exhibit strong technical skills in software engineering and storage.

This role will be based in Mountain View, CA.

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.

• Lead the architecture and design of both front-end and back-end for internal tools and applications.
• Lead application development efforts, working with a world class team of software and systems engineers and data scientists, building tools that provide innovative insights into the data ecosystem of LinkedIn.
• Collaborate with partners and internal customers to iterate and enhance current applications and features.
• Provide hands-on contributions to coding efforts.
• Contribute to engineering innovations that fuel LinkedIn’s vision and mission.

Basic Qualifications:
• BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent technical experience
• 4+ years of professional software development experience
• 3+ years experience with JavaScript and React.js
• 2+ years experience in designing and building infrastructure, working with data, and web services on a large scale
• 2+ years Full-stack software engineering experience, including development of APIs with GraphQL, architecting and building single-page applications
• Experience in mentoring/leading junior engineers

Preferred Qualifications
• MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related technical discipline
• 8+ years of relevant work experience
• Expert level knowledge of JavaScript and React.js
• Coding experience with Java
• Experience in data related domain
• Experience in open-source projects and/or academic research in large data

Suggested Skills:
• Distributed Systems
• Java, Javascript, React.js
• Large-scale Infrastructure

Linkedln is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The pay range for this role is $144,000 to $235,000. 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

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