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    REACH Pilot Results in 80% Conversion: Making Strides in Cultivating Talent from Non-traditional Backgrounds

    October 26, 2017

    Our REACH program is designed to give highly determined individuals with strong technical skills the opportunity to gain on-the-job experience they need to become full-time software engineers. It also helps us hire more talent to join our engineering team. I’m thrilled to report, now that our first REACH cohort has finished, the program is a success on both...

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    Building Smart Replies for Member Messages

    October 24, 2017

    Primary authors: Jeff Pasternack (Machine Learning), Nimesh Chakravarthi (Product Engineering) Coauthors: Adam Leon, Nandeesh Rajashekar, Birjodh Tiwana, Bing Zhao Introduction Communication on the world’s largest professional network is integral to its success. At LinkedIn Messaging, we are working hard to bring value to our members by providing innovative...

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    Sleek and Fast: Speeding Up your Fat Web Client

    October 19, 2017

    Editor’s Note: This post is based on Sarah’s talk “Sleek and Fast: Weight Management for your Fat Web Client” given at the Grace Hopper Conference this year in the Software Engineering track. The need for speed In the fall of 2016, our flagship engineering team completed an initial feature build-out for the new LinkedIn desktop site built on our new Pemberly...

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    Streaming Data Pipelines with Brooklin

    October 11, 2017

    Near-realtime (nearline) applications drive many of the critical services within LinkedIn, such as notifications, ad targeting, etc....

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    Getting to Know David Max

    October 5, 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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    Health Score Metrics as a Software Craftsmanship Enabler

    October 3, 2017

    The notion of software craftsmanship is sometimes a muddy one. On the one hand, engineers find it hard to grasp and materialize...