LinkedIn Director of Engineering, Site Reliability Engineering in Sunnyvale, California
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As the Site Reliability Engineering Director for our core Ad team, you have the opportunity to build and lead an amazing engineering team of experts who run our next generation of Ad Delivery and Tracking infrastructure which together drive $2B+ in revenue annually.
You will apply your engineering leadership skills and knowledge of infrastructure and software development to drive ultra-scalable and highly reliable ads systems. As a Site Reliability Engineering leader you hold the responsibility for the big picture; determining how our systems relate to each other and use a breadth of tools and approaches to solve a broad spectrum of problems.
This job is as mission-critical as it gets. You'll work along with product development and Product Managers, to understand and scale the advertising ecosystem with an acute focus on reliability.
You’ll oversee some of the most talented engineers on the planet, and help them to pursue their passion and transform their careers. Your growth will come from building and supporting strong leaders to whom you can effectively delegate, mentor for peak performance, define clear roles and accountability, communicate clear priorities and maximize cross-organizational alignment. Your long-term success will come not from a “command and control” style, but from “inspire and empower.”
Be a role model and professional coach for engineers and managers. Help them realize their potential by setting clear expectations, openly evaluating performance, upholding accountability, and providing challenges (within and outside their team) to stretch their skills.
Participate with senior management in co-developing a long-term Product reliability and technology road map.
Drive and own improvements in end-to-end infrastructure and systems
Be the domain expert who follows industry trends and applies best practices
Contribute to the hiring and development of talented leaders and engineers ranging from junior to senior levels of experience.
Build effective partnerships with the development, infrastructure and product teams.
Lead cross organizational projects to ensure teams deliver on time and at a high-quality bar, by proactively aligning resources and processes, mitigating risks, and making tradeoffs by taking intelligent risks
Collaborate across the rest of the SRE teams and Engineering leadership to drive high availability, performance and resiliency of LinkedIn ads products.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related domain.
5+ years managing teams of 30+ engineers
Experience attracting, retaining, and developing top engineering and operations talent throughout the industry.
Experience in running consumer facing mission critical systems and working under SLA's on uptime, performance.
Familiarity with online ads, business-to-business marketing or related domain
Experience managing through leads
Experience with the full lifecycle of building, deploying, and maintaining a large scale public cloud service
5+ years in a large-scale web application infrastructure leadership position.
4+ years experience in one of the following areas - performance engineering, capacity engineering, availability engineering, developer productivity engineering, web engineering
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