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Sr. Staff Software Engineer, Systems Infrastructure (Kubernetes)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
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This role will be based in Bangalore, India.

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.

As a Sr. Staff Software Engineer of the Compute Infrastructure team at LinkedIn, you will play a crucial role in our ongoing efforts to re-architect our compute infrastructure stack. This is a high-profile, high-impact project that will touch every aspect of our engineering organization. We are looking for experienced professionals who have a proven track record of designing large-scale compute infrastructure and driving consensus.

In this role, you will design and implement solutions that enable LinkedIn to scale its compute infrastructure to meet the demands of a rapidly growing user base. This will involve working closely with a team of experienced engineers, including distinguished engineers and technical fellows, to develop and operate solutions that are robust, scalable, and efficient. You will also need to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

If you are passionate about building the underlying technology that powers one of the world's most-used internet applications, and have the skills and experience to help us take our compute infrastructure to the next level, we want to hear from you. Apply now to join our team and help shape the future of LinkedIn.

-You will directly contribute to LinkedIn’s Compute infrastructure strategy.
-You will ensure Kubernetes fits seamlessly into LinkedIn’s Infrastructure stack and the thousands of LinkedIn developers that will leverage it each day find it’s offerings comprehensive and their transition to it smooth
-You will ensure LinkedIn’s core scheduling/deployment infra stack’s offerings stay close to the industry’s bleeding edge while being secure, highly performant and with effective resource utilization
-You will help up-level and coach a large team of talented developers.
-You will scale distributed applications, make architectural trade-offs applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, write code, and deliver with speediness and quality.
-You will produce high-quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed and checked in regularly for continuous integration.
-You will be a role model and professional coach for engineers with a strong bias for action and focus on craftsmanship.

Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent technical experience
-8+ years of industry experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions
-8+ years of experience programming in object-oriented languages such as Java, Go, C/C++, Rust, Python
-Hands-on experience developing large-scale distributed systems
-2+ years of experience as an architect, or in a technical leadership position
-Experience building and operating Kubernetes infrastructure.

Preferred Qualifications:
-10+ years of experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions with at least 5 years of experience in a technical leadership position
-10+ years of programming experience in an object-oriented programming language such as Go, Java, C/C++, Rust
-5+ years of experience building large-scale compute infrastructure, and distributed systems
-Demonstrated understanding of operating system fundamentals, container technologies, and systems knowledge.
-Experienced in leading technical teams and mentoring other engineers
-Experience with open-source project management and governance
-Experience with networking and security principles.

Suggested Skills:
-Distributed Systems
-Technical Leadership

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