Staff Software Engineer – Applications (LMS)

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About the job
Staff SWE – Applications (LMS)

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.

Job Description:

We are seeking extraordinary talent to help fuel our distributed, Java applications capable of serving billions of page views to over 750+ million LinkedIn members while earning billions of dollars in revenue. As a part of our world-class software engineering team, you will be charged with architecting, designing, developing, and supporting the most visible Internet-scale features and infrastructures at LinkedIn. The ideal candidate will be excited for the challenge to transform and think critically on many computer science disciplines including product design, usability, building APIs and user-centric online applications, business logic, scaling performance, and 24×7 reliability.

This role will be based in New York City and offers hybrid flexibility.

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.

Responsibilities:

• Scale distributed applications, make architectural trade-offs applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, write code, and deliver with speediness and quality.
• Develop multi-tier scalable, high-volume performing, and reliable user-centric applications that operate 24×7.
• Produce high quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed, and checked in regularly for continuous integration.
• Provide technical leadership, driving and performing best engineering practices to initiate, plan, and execute large-scale, cross functional, and company-wise critical programs.
• Identify, leverage, and successfully evangelize opportunities to improve engineering productivity.

Basic Qualifications:

• BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or related practical experience.
• 4+ years experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions.
• 4+ years experience programming experience in Java, Javascript, C/C++, C#, Objective-C, Python, and/or Ruby.

Preferred Qualifications:

• BS + 8+ years of relevant work experience, MS + 7+ years of relevant work experience, or PhD + 4+ years of relevant work experience
• 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.

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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