Software Engineer - Systems and Infrastructure

LinkedIn - Mountain View, CA

Posted 853 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Internet, Information Technology and Services
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Job description

The engineering culture at LinkedIn is based on building and integrating cutting-edge technologies while encouraging creativity, innovation,and expansion. Our engineers constantly raise the bar for excellence,motivating each other to tackle challenges and take intelligent risks. The industry is moving fast and our engineers are right there with it!


About Software Engineering, Systems and Infrastructure


We're building the next-generation infrastructure and platforms for LinkedIn – including an application and service delivery platform, massively scalable distributed data storage and replication systems, and a cutting-edge search platform. Help us scale LinkedIn's infrastructure to handle massive growth in membership, traffic, and data, as we continue to experience dramatic growth in the usage of our products. Bring your experience in distributed technologies and algorithms, your great API and systems-design sensibilities, and your passion for writing code that performs at extreme scale.

Desired Skills and Experience

It goes without saying that you have a solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design with solid development experience in Java, C++, or another object-oriented language.

  • You should have hands-on development experience building distributed, Internet-scalesystems, building and applying frameworks for caching, queuing, RPC,parallelism, and distributed data storage.
  • You deeply understand multi-threading, concurrency, and parallel processing technologies.
  • You should be excited to work on cutting edge open-source systems.  Linkedin has already pioneered well-known open-source data infrastructure projects like Voldemort, Kafka and Azkaban.
  • You thrive in a fast paced, test-driven, collaborative and iterative programming environment.
  • You meet your commitments on time and produce high quality software that is unit tested,code reviewed, and checked in regularly for continuous integration.
  • It would begreat if you have contributed to industry, open-source projects or academic research in large-data, parallel and distributed systems.
  • Further, it would be fantastic if you are intimately familiar with internals of any major database system/operating system/ file system.
  • You have excellent communication skills, initiative and teamwork.

About this company


Founded in 2003, LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful.  Over 160 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company,  LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. The company has a diversified business model with revenues coming from member subscriptions, marketing solutions and hiring solutions. Headquartered in Silicon Valley,  LinkedIn has offices in 22 countries across the globe.

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