• feature6

    An Update on the REACH Program

    August 24, 2017

    Co-authors: Shalini Agarwal, Joel Young, Ali Mohamed, and Yi Shen   Earlier this year, we kicked off our inaugural REACH program, which brings in software engineers from non-traditional tech backgrounds to apprentice at LinkedIn for six months. Our goal is to provide an entryway into a full-fledged engineering job for talented people that might otherwise be...

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    Creating Video Sharing on LinkedIn

    August 23, 2017

    When we set out to build the new native video experience, we knew several things needed to occur in order to ensure a successful launch. First, video sharing needed to be seamlessly integrated into our product experience for members. Millions of members post every week on LinkedIn, and we wanted posting video to fit within their existing site experience, so we...

  • jarvis5

    JARVIS: Helping LinkedIn Navigate its Source Code

    August 22, 2017

    Codesearch is vital for any tech organization that operates at a large scale, and LinkedIn depends heavily on it. Engineers at LinkedIn use codesearch frequently to see how certain APIs are being used, how configurations of certain services look, how some of the classes/methods/schema/etc. are defined, and more. Codesearch helps our engineers navigate through...

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    Getting to Know Nikolai Avteniev

    August 18, 2017

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

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    Scaling Contextual Conversation Suggestions Over 500...

    August 14, 2017

    Co-authors: Haiyang Liu, Siva Sooriyan, Birjodh Tiwana, Kinjal Basu, and Shaunak Chatterjee   LinkedIn Messaging is our conversation...

  • TCP1

    The TCP Tortoise: Optimizations for Emerging Markets

    August 11, 2017

    Serving fast pages is a core aspiration at LinkedIn. As part of this initiative, we continuously experiment and study the various...