Engineering Manager- Japan Engineering Team
Sunnyvale , California
March 25, 2017
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.
We are looking for an engineering manager to lead the new Japan engineering team. We're building a dedicated team to focus on this challenging and important market for international growth. Native speakers are preferred as we'll need to work with partners and the Japan office. This is a high visibility role that will work across all of the key products to make Japan successful, ranging from native mobile apps, growth, monetization, partnerships and relevance. Imagine being able to take a holistic view of an entire country and work on new products and features needed to surpass competitors and adapt to a unique culture. There's nothing more impactful, and at same time, challenging. International is a fun, motivated group with an important mandate. Join us!
Responsibilities: • Manage the performance and career development of a small 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 trade-offs 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.
Basic Qualifications: • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience. • Experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions. • Programming experience in Java, C/C++, C#, Python, and/or Ruby.
Preferred Qualifications: • MS or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline. • Experience hiring, mentoring, coaching and developing top engineering talent. • Fluent in Japanese • Successful track record of managing small teams of engineers and project management 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. ). • Experience building scalable products on top of distributed systems. • 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.

A little about us:
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