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Sr. Staff Software Engineer, Developer Platforms and Experience



Software Engineering
California City, CA, USA · Sunnyvale, CA, USA · United States
Posted on Friday, June 28, 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.

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 and remote work options. This means 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 you can work remotely from most locations within the country listed for this role.

The team is part of the Developer Platforms and Experience organization with the mission to empower LinkedIn engineers to ship high quality features with confidence and high velocity. We provide infrastructure, tooling and experiences to accelerate development with world-class automations, including generative AI, code generation, and code transformation, across various stages of the development lifecycle and various technology stacks. We partner with organizations and engineering teams across the company to build the right strategy and investments that boost engineering productivity and product quality.

As a Sr. Staff Software Engineer, you will be part of the leadership team responsible for shaping the company-wide vision for automating software maintenance tasks, in partnership with engineering leaders across the company. You will be driving investments based anywhere from industry best practices to innovative new technologies, addressing unique LinkedIn challenges and the ever-evolving technical landscape. The responsibilities include anything from building large scale automation infrastructure to automation frameworks, intelligent diagnostics and analytics, or user experiences, all with the goal of keeping your fellow engineers productive and effective in shipping high quality products.

• Shape and execute on the engineering automation strategy by leading multiple initiatives across the company.
• Own and drive the technical roadmap and architecture for key automation infrastructure and processes.
• Design and build high performance large scale systems to automate development tasks across the LinkedIn engineering ecosystem.
• Identify and design metrics to ensure the safety of automations and maintain developer trust.
• Build innovative solutions with the application of AI&ML technologies to provide intelligent productivity enhancements.
• Own, manage and extend services and infrastructure, constantly improving and adding new features, while driving operational excellence.
• Promote and drive best practices and industry standards across the company.
• Partner with engineers across the company to guide, influence and iterate on their automation strategies and build best in class engineering productivity solutions.
• Lead and mentor the next generation of engineering leaders by building a culture of craftsmanship and innovation.

Basic Qualifications:
• BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or related practical experience.
• 5+ years of experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions
• 5+ years of experience in programming languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, C#
• 2+ years of experience in an architect or technical leadership position

Preferred Qualifications:
• BS and 10+ years of relevant work experience, MS and 8+ years of relevant work experience, or PhD and 6+ years of relevant work experience.
• Experience architecting and launching large complex projects.
• Passion for developer experience and productivity, and familiarity with current trends and best practices.
• Experience with developer toolchains such as build systems, CI/CD pipelines, common deployment models and infrastructure.
• Experience with large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures.
• Experience with strategic planning, executing on a long term roadmap, team development and scaling processes to support business growth.
• Experience leading by influence, formulating and driving technical strategies across various organizations.

Suggested Skills:

• Technical Leadership
• Backend development
• Developer Productivity
• Platform design and architecture
• Code transformation tools and/or AI code models

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.
LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.
The pay range for this role is $171,000 to $280,000. 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 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://microsoft.sharepoint.com/:b:/t/LinkedInGCI/EeE8sk7CTIdFmEp9ONzFOTEBM62TPrWLMHs4J1C_QxVTbg?e=5hfhpE. Please reference https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf for more information.

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-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.

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