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Sr. Staff Software Engineer, Systems Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to help members of all backgrounds and experiences achieve more in their careers. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Every day our members use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, build skills and gain insights. We believe amazing things happen when we work together in an environment where everyone feels a true sense of belonging, and that what matters most in a candidate is having the skills needed to succeed. It inspires us to invest in our talent and support career growth. Join us to challenge yourself with work that matters.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

As part of our world-class software engineering team, you will be charged with building the next-generation infrastructure and platforms for LinkedIn, including but not limited to: an application and service delivery platform, massively scalable data storage and replication systems, cutting-edge search platform, best-in-class AI platform, experimentation platform, privacy and compliance platform etc. You will work and learn among the best, putting to use your passion for distributed technologies and algorithms, API design and systems-design, and your passion for writing code that performs at an extreme scale. LinkedIn has already pioneered well-known open-source infrastructure projects like Apache Kafka, Pinot, Azkaban, Samza, Venice, Datahub, Feather, etc. We also work with industry standard open source infrastructure products like Kubernetes, GRPC and GraphQL - come join our infrastructure teams and share the knowledge with a broader community while making a real impact within our company.

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.


- Deliver impact by driving innovation while building and shipping software at scale
- 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
- Design products/services/tools and code that can be used by others while upholding operational impact of all decisions
- Identify problems and opportunities and lead teams to architect, design, implement and operationalize systems
- Work closely with and influence product and/or technology partners regularly to help define roadmap
- Resolve conflicts between teams within the organization to get alignment and build team culture
- Review others’ work and share knowledge

Basic Qualifications:

- BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience
- 14+ years of industry experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions.
- 14+ years of experience programming in object-oriented languages such as Java, C++, Python, Go, C# and/or Functional languages such as Scala or other relevant coding languages
- Hands on experience developing distributed systems, large-scale systems, databases and/or Backend APIs
- 14+ years experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions with at least 5 years of experience in a technical leadership position
- 5+ years of experience in an architect or technical leadership position

Preferred Qualifications:

- 5+ years experience with large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures
- Experience leading a large organization
- Experience leading by influence, formulating and driving technical strategies across various organizations

Suggested Skills:

- Distributed systems
- Backend Systems Infrastructure
- Java

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