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Senior Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
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.

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.

Team Overview:
For a platform that has 1 billion plus members, it becomes really important to ensure that the discussions on the platform stay professional and civil. This means we have to do moderation at scale that is both Accurate and efficient, to ensure the content and activity on LinkedIn is within our policy guidelines. We rely on Machines plus humans to get the job done. The Trust Tools team provides customized moderation workflows for our human reviewers to review content, ads, jobs and other entities on LinkedIn. Human defense is the last defense in our series of defenses and our team ensures we enable humans to do this moderation accurately and efficiently.

As a Sr. Staff Software Engineer, you will be a key technical leader and role model within the team. We are looking for someone who designs and develops technology to serve business and technology objectives, aligns points of view across teams and makes smart trade offs to help achieve the goals of individual teams as well as LinkedIn’s broader goals. This leader will foster LinkedIn’s culture and values around transformation, collaboration and results.

- Provide architectural guidance and mentorship to up-level the engineering organization
- Actively improve the level of craftsmanship at LinkedIn by developing best practices and defining best strategies
- Scale distributed applications, make architectural trade-offs applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, write code, and deliver with speediness and quality.
- 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.
- Identify, leverage, and successfully evangelize opportunities and collaborate with cross functional teams to design and build scalable platforms/products/services/tools and to improve engineering productivity in the organization.
- Work with peers across teams to support and leverage a shared technical stack
- Resolve conflicts between teams within the organization to get alignment and build team culture
- Review others’ work and share knowledge

Basic Qualifications:
- BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or related practical experience.
- 10+ years experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions.
- 4+ years experience in an architect or technical leadership position.

Preferred Qualifications:
- 12+ years of overall relevant experience
- Ability to work with multiple stakeholders, understand the product priorities, think with the big picture and solve core problems in the most efficient way
- 10+ years programming experience in Java, C/C++, C#, Objective-C, Python, and/or Ruby.
- Experience in designing and building infrastructure and web services at large scale & strong object oriented skills
- Expert knowledge of computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
- Experience with object oriented design, coding, testing patterns, and programming languages (Java, C++, C#, etc.).
- Proven coding skills in Python or JavaScript/AJAX, database design and SQL, and/or knowledge of TCP/IP and network programming.
- Experience building web applications and services with IDEs, ant, Junit, etc.
- Experience with relational databases (transactional and non-transactional), database architecture, and distributed transaction management.

Suggested Skills :
- Technical Leadership
- Distributed Systems
- Software Design

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.

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