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How We Hire


What to expect as you engage with the Linode recruiting team.

Getting Hired

After you submit your application we want you to know what you can expect from us. Each role has a unique process, though it will look something like this:

Step 1

Complete your profile and apply for the job

Step 2

Our Talent Acquisition team will review your application and reach out to the most qualified candidates

Step 3

Phone Interview with the Hiring Manager

Step 4

Submit a work example - typically through HackerRank

Step 5

Onsite interview with a few members of the team

Step 6

Receive the job offer!

Tips from new Linodians

John Dutton

Customer Support Specialist

“Linode values what makes people, people.  So bring your experience, be willing to learn, and be the best version of yourself.”

Samir Desai

Software Development Manager

“Linode is a fantastic work place, warm, welcoming and the friendly people to work with makes it exciting.”

Kay Denneler

Legal Operations Specialist

“Get to know everyone you can in different departments. Being able to recognize and say hello to people in my first weeks helped me know who to go to for answers when I needed them and promotes collaboration.”

Joshua Brand

Data Center Operations Engineer

“People who work at Linode genuinely love helping each other.”

FAQs on the Hiring Process

What do you look for in a candidate?
Beyond the minimum requirements for the role, aptitude and passion are among the major criteria we look for in candidates. We want to see that you not only have the skills to take on the role, but you also have the skills to adapt to how the role and our technology might evolve over time. Our employees and customers are extremely passionate about technology and we look for people who share that excitement with us.

What should I wear?
Our office is a casual environment- so we encourage you to dress nicely, neatly, and in something you are comfortable in.

Is there parking?
We have a small parking lot located at 100 N. 3rd Street, right across from the side entrance to our building that we can reserve space in for you. Just let your recruiter know!

What can I expect after my interview?
After the interview you can expect the recruiter to follow up within a few days to discuss any additional questions/concerns you may have along with next steps and where we are at in the hiring process.

When should I arrive? 
We encourage you to arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your interview in order to allow some time for check-in and for your interview to begin promptly.

Do I need to bring anything?
Just bring yourself! We've got you covered if you need anything like a pen, water, notebook, coffee, etc.

Connect With Our Recruiters

Connect with our Talent Team on LinkedIn to stay in touch.

Keith Wilson

Talent Acquisition Manager

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Matt Plasha

Talent Acquisition Manager

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