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Staff Software Engineer - Mobile (iOS)



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
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.
This role will be based in Bangalore, India.

Team Overview:

The Tracking Team at LinkedIn is responsible for instrumenting & collecting accurate data of how LinkedIn users interact with our web & mobile applications. Data scientists use the tracking data to gain business insights, Product Managers use them to understand customer behavior and AI engineers use them to build relevance models to improve our products and services. Inaccurate data severely impacts decision making at LinkedIn. We collect data which is revenue sensitive and it is also used to report core 4 metrics of the company. We are building a next generation Tracking platform to efficiently collect interaction data for our billion plus users cutting across multiple technology stacks (mobile, applications, infrastructure) and generate insights in near real time.


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.


Design & develop new features in Tracking SDK that improve the way we collect member engagement data from LinkedIn native apps (IOS) by leveraging mobile operating system frameworks for multi-threading, persisting data, and managing user experience and graphics across multiple screen sizes.
Make architectural trade-offs applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, write code, and deliver with speediness and quality.
Produce high-quality software that is tested, code reviewed and checked in regularly for continuous integration.
Provide technical leadership, driving and performing best engineering practices to initiate, plan, and execute large-scale, cross-functional, and company-wise critical programs.
Identify, leverage, and successfully evangelize opportunities to improve engineering productivity & best practices for collecting member engagement data.
Initiate, plan, and execute large-scale, cross-functional, and company-wise critical programs.

Basic Qualifications:

· B.Tech / B.E (or higher, e.g., MS, or PhD) in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience.
· 8+ years of industry experience
· 4+ years experience programming experience in Objective-C or Swift

Preferred Qualifications:

· Deep foundational knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
· Strong object-oriented skills including design, coding, and testing patterns
· Knowledge of common mobile application design patterns (MVC, MVVM, MVP, etc.)
· Familiarity with API design and client/server communication principles.
· Understanding of best practices for multithreading and performance optimizations.
· Expansive technical knowledge and experience with mobile application development (iOS).
· Experience developing multi-tier scalable and user-centric reliable applications that operate 24x7.

Suggested Skills:
· iOS
· Data Structures
· Algorithms

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.

India Disability Policy
LinkedIn is an equal employment opportunity employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. For more information on our equal opportunity policy, please visit https://legal.linkedin.com/content/dam/legal/Policy_India_EqualOppPWD_9-12-2023.pdf

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates
This document provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://legal.linkedin.com/candidate-portal