Hiring Articles

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    Hiring SREs at LinkedIn

    July 17, 2017

    Hiring engineers is a challenging task. Doing it right can be difficult, and many companies struggle with it. I gave a talk at the Velocity conference a while back discussing how LinkedIn’s SRE team solved this problem and how I designed a hiring process that’s fair, interesting, and gets results. If you don’t want to read the whole post, you can just watch the...

  • Puzzling Candidates to Attract Top Talent

    March 11, 2016

    Engineers are passionate about problem solving. I know that from both my personal experience as a software engineer and from the people I work with here at LinkedIn. It’s incredibly refreshing to be surrounded by like-minded problem-solvers who share my curiosity and creativity. One morning, I found myself confronted with a regular expressions crossword that MIT...

  • Hiring Relevance Science Engineers at LinkedIn

    March 7, 2016

    I get asked a lot of questions by my friends about relevance science and engineering at LinkedIn. Why has relevance science become so important in the Internet industry? What does being a relevance engineer mean at LinkedIn? What relevance products are we building? How are we building those? What are the skills required to build those? And most of all, how does...