Applications Engineer, Business Applications

Finance and Accounting  |  Sunnyvale, California

Position description

Position at LinkedIn


Application Integration Engineer, Business Applications

Location: Sunnyvale, CA


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LinkedIn is looking for a highly motivated team player ready to play a key role of Application Integration Engineer, Business Application group (BizApps). 

The position will be responsible for Analyzing, Designing and architecting system integrations solutions using emerging technologies. Help to define and implementation of BizApps integration strategy and Vision. This role will closely work with senior management as well as foster relationships with key stakeholders to apprise of technologies and trends; proactively identifies opportunities for using technology for realizing business and IT strategy. Effectively collaborates with other members of the integration team to align work efforts and develop/execute tactical plans. 


  • Responsible for providing design and architecture leadership for the web-based and mobile applications
  • Identify emerging technologies and open source solutions to meet business requirements
  • Define the principles to guide solution decisions to ensure implementation adhere to Dev Ops methodologies
  • Build enterprise applications that increases business value using industry best practices and frameworks (Including LinkedIn inhouse and open source technologies)
  • Web performance: Implement and evangelize web performance best practices to the development team and drive decisions around frameworks and tool choices
  • Facilitate the evaluation and selection of tools and technologies
  • Mentor team members on best practices and technical learning
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate cross-functionally
  • Collaborate with the broader architecture community to provide input into strategies and standards, ensure solution reuse, leverage and to eliminate solution redundancy 



Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of demonstrated hands-on experience building user facing web-based applications using J2EE and modern UI frameworks
  • Experience with core Java/J2EE and open source J2EE frameworks such as Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Structs, and Java Server Faces
  • Experience with ORM frameworks such as JPA, Hibernate, Spring Data, Oracle Business Components
  • Experience with building applications with modern UI frameworks such as React, AngularJS, Bootstrap
  • Experience building applications using HTML5, CSS3, Ajax, Java script
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs and web frameworks
  • Knowledge of MVC, Monolithic, Micro Services and Object-Oriented Design Patterns
  • Experience with source control and build technology (e.g. Ant, Maven, Gradle)
  • Experience on Web UI Performance optimization.
  • Experience with servers/runtime such as WebLogic, Tomcat, Jetty, and Node.js
  • BS/BA degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent practical experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Operational exposure to Azure technology stack
  • Nice to have implementation experience with business applications such as Oracle ERP, Salesforce and other cloud-based applications
  • Experience with stream processing software platform such as Apache Kafka (nice to have)
  • Experience with ASP and .NET (nice to have)
  • Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as Node.js.
  • Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Expertise working with relational databases such as Oracle, MS SQL Server and NoSQL databases. This would include schema design, writing DML queries and performance tuning queries
  • Proven ability to performance tuning of application code and assist team members in reviewing code and provide suggestions to developers
  • Knowledge of Junit, Mockito or other unit testing best practices. 





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