LinkedIn is looking for a strong technical manager to lead a backend platform team. The team owns two different platforms, both very critical to the success of LinkedIn.
Analytics platform - that powers products like "who viewed my profile", post and share analytics etc. Team is currently working on adding support for video analytics.
Notifications platform - that powers the notifications in the different LinkedIn apps like Flagship, Job Seeker, Recruiter etc.
This role requires a senior technical leader who is interested in the balance of creating technical strategy with managing the execution of a team to deliver on this strategy. You will be working with cutting edge technologies in the space of distributed systems, big data, real-time event processing, data visualization and machine learning. Very strong cross-team collaboration skills are a must as you will be interfacing with many different teams and product disciplines.
Manage the performance and career development of a team of engineers, and own significant parts of LinkedIn products that require design, architecture, and coding. Participate with senior management in developing a long-term technology road map. Be a role model and professional coach for engineers with a strong bias for action and focus on craftsmanship. Work with peers across teams to support and leverage a shared technical stack. Manage teams to scale distributed applications, make architectural tradeoffs applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, review code, and deliver with speediness and quality. Develop multi-tier scalable, high-volume performing, and reliable user-centric applications that operate 24x7. Produce high quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed, and checked in regularly for continuous integration.
A little about us:
LinkedIn's vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our employee talent is our #1 operating priority.