LinkedIn-Senior Manager, Site Reliability Engineering (NYC)

New York, New York, United States

About the job

Come and join the amazing Site Engineering team at LinkedIn to lead and drive one of the fastest growing areas of the LinkedIn platform. Content is the front and center of growing and supporting active communities within the LinkedIn ecosystem and we are rapidly expanding in this space by launching several exciting new features in the media space. Every member of LinkedIn can now communicate and expand their network via stories, live videos and polls to have meaningful conversations on the platform. Trust has always been the #1 priority at LinkedIn and we place this above all else so our members can have safe conversations while sharing and interacting with relevant content every single day. 

As the leader of the Content Experience SRE team you will be uniquely positioned to identify, plan and be prepared for massive growth in this space. You will be leading multiple SRE teams across New York and Sunnyvale and will be directly working with a large engineering organization focusing on accelerating our active community strategy by growing public conversations through contributors and audience builders. As part of the larger Site Engineering organization you will also be responsible for leveraging and building the right tooling and infrastructure necessary to support the current and future demands in this space. 


serve as the face of a team responsible for the overall health, performance, and capacity of a significant part of our business
● Gain and disseminate deep knowledge of our complex applications
● Contribute to the development and growth of talented managers and engineers ranging from junior to senior levels of experience
● Play a leading role in the planning and execution of ongoing efforts to rapidly grow and improve our site
● Develop tight relationships with multiple software development leaders as partners, ensuring that product needs are met from an operations perspective
● Pitch in with hands on help to keep things running smoothly


Basic Qualifications
● B.S. or higher in Computer Science or another technical discipline, or related practical experience
● 5+ years experience in a web operations role
● 2+ years in a management/leadership position with at least 1+ year in management for engineering or operations talent
● 2+ years UNIX systems knowledge and/or systems administration background
● 2+ years programming in one or more of Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, or C

Preferred Requirement
● 5+ years in an operations leadership position
● Troubleshooting skills that span systems, network, and code
● Experience with web-based Java/J2EE architectures
● Experience with both stateless and stateful applications
● Experience dealing with rich media streaming experience
● Experience scaling and operating and real-time platforms
● Experience monitoring and capacity planning for bursty workloads
● Excellent communication skills

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