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Distinguished Software Engineer - LinkedIn Marketing Solutions



Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA · Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Company Description
LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

Searching for your dream job? At LinkedIn, we strive to help our employees find passion and purpose. Join us in changing the way the world works.

Technology leaders collaborate, maintain balance, commit and achieve results – all while upholding immense pride in their quality of work. Our leaders value their craft and inspire their team to do the same. They balance product and technology strategy to put members first. They are responsible for attracting, retaining, engaging and developing their teams while also leading and inspiring them to achieve the goals of LinkedIn. Engineering leaders are champions of LinkedIn to their coworkers, their networks and the tech community.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers both hybrid or remote work options, meaning you can 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, or this role can be performed remotely in most locations in the country of employment.

Job Description

As a Distinguished Engineer in the LinkedIn Marketing Solutions team (LMS), you will lead technology vision and development for the largest B2B Advertising Network in the world. You will partner with engineering leaders across LinkedIn, to drive the core technical agenda for the organization. You will build advertising platforms and products that impact the lives of over 800+ Million members and hundreds of thousands of advertising customers around the world.

The successful candidate will be a strong thought leader in the technology space, with the ability to build and execute at scale, inspiring and guiding a large team of engineers solving big problems.

LinkedIn Marketing Solutions is the largest and fastest growing scaled B2B Advertising Platform in the world. Some of the things that this team works on:

Ad Serving Platform, Tracking Platform, Audiences and Targeting Platform, Marketing Identity Platform.
Measurements and Analytics platforms like Customer Data Platform, Engagement Data Platform, Reporting Platform, and DMP Integrations. Analytics products like Website Analytics, Audience Engagement, Sales Impact, etc.
Full funnel of advertising like Brand, Consideration, and Performance Advertising consisting of products like Sponsored Messaging, Video/Image/Text Ads, Document Ads, CTV Ads, etc.
Demand Platforms and Experiences like Campaign Manager, Business Manager, and API Partner Ecosystem.
Advertiser Demand Growth, Advertiser Comms, and Data Foundations.
AI, Generative AI, and big data.
LinkedIn Audience Network for off-site inventory of our vast network of publishers and partner exchanges.

Possess a strong understanding of the advertising industry and its trends and provide domain expertise to the team.
Help define business strategy and technical strategy and drive alignment cross functionally.
Head cross team/cross functional discussions and drive alignment on product/technology strategy.
Help build highly scalable systems and applications to enable the organization to achieve its goals.
Actively improve the level of craftsmanship at LinkedIn by developing best practices and defining best strategies. Define the bar for quality and efficiency of software systems while balancing business impact, operational impact and cost benefits of design and architectural choices.
Establish a culture that values diverse viewpoints while navigating complex decisions.


Basic Qualifications
10+ years of software development experience
4+ years experience in large distributed systems
B.A./B.S. degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications
Masters degree or higher in Computer Science or related field.
Relevant advertising industry experience.
Experience of technical leadership guiding and mentoring top engineering and operations talent.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Dream big. Make big, bold moves to define and build the next generation of B2B Advertising Platforms and inspire others to do so.

Suggested Skills:
* Mentoring
* Technical Leadership
* Ads domain expertise

LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.
The pay range for this role is $216,000 to $355,000. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.
The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock and benefits. For additional information, visit: https://careers.linkedin.com/benefits

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: https://lnkd.in/equalemploymentopportunity2017. Please reference http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf for more information.

LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at accommodations@linkedin.com and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement
As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link: https://lnkd.in/paytransparency.

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://lnkd.in/GlobalDataPrivacyNotice