engineering culture Articles

  • SREculture2

    Building the SRE Culture at LinkedIn

    May 15, 2017

    Co-authors: Bruno Connelly and Bhaskaran Devaraj   Being a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) means having to talk about hard problems. Site outages, complex failure scenarios, and other technical emergencies are the things we have to be prepared to deal with every day. When we’re not dealing with problems, we’re discussing them. We regularly perform post-mortems...

  • REACH--apprentices

    REACH Opens the Door to New Tech Talent

    April 25, 2017

    For many years, we in the tech industry have faced persistent challenges to meet our demand for software engineering talent. One hard to ignore aspect of this problem is that some people have a clear path into tech jobs, while others do not. A degree in computer science or prior technical job experience without employment gaps is often a prerequisite for...

  • tom_dale1

    Tom Dale Talks Ember

    April 14, 2017

    In this video, we caught up with Tom Dale, a Senior Staff Software Engineer and one of the creators of the Ember.js framework, to hear more about his work at LinkedIn, what it's like to be involved with an open source project, and what he likes to do outside of the office.
  • decommissioning1

    Lessons Learned from Decommissioning a Legacy Service

    February 22, 2017

    Last quarter, I worked on a project called “kill-inbox-war.” Inbox-war was a frontend service that served legacy LinkedIn messaging UI...

  • Yael-Garten-Data-Scientist

    Data Science: Data Culture and Career Tips at WiDS2017

    February 9, 2017

    On Friday, Feb. 2, it was my honor to speak at Stanford University’s Stanford Women in Data Science Conference 2017 to a live audience...

  • russ1

    Getting to Know Russ White

    January 27, 2017

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in...