Intersection is hiring a

Product Engineering Lead, LinkNYC

New York, United States


Intersection’s Link product team is seeking a passionate engineering leader to contribute to current and future Link applications. As the software engineering lead, you will be expected to make hands-on engineering contributions while also setting the overall technical direction of the team. We expect the candidate to focus on high quality execution while still recognizing business constraints. We're excited about the potential of the Link ecosystem and we want a candidate who is excited to create it with us.

Key Qualifications:

  • Strong programming skills, preferably with Java, Scala, Python, and/or Objective-C 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills 
  • Interest in simplifying large, complex systems 
  • Experience in systems engineering and API design 
  • Experience leading teams in an iterative development environment 
  • Experience testing infrastructure, hardware, and software 
  • Experience creating tools to automate tasks 
  • Experience implementing features for digital products and services 
  • 7+ years of experience in an engineering driven product environment


  • Lead architectural design and technical decision making for Link product software engineering teams 
  • Manage and improve reliability, stability, and scalability of the supporting systems 
  • Report on progress, obstacles, and technical risks to management and business stakeholders 
  • Contribute to new product feature definition for LinkNYC


  • An engineering or computer science degree, Master’s degree or higher preferred

About Intersection:

Intersection is a design, technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds. Intersection is the result of a recent merger between Control Group and Titan and is the first investment made by Sidewalk Labs. Sidewalk Labs is a Google Alphabet company led by Dan Doctoroff that aims to foster the development of technology products, platforms and infrastructure that help improve life in cities around the world.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 600+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in: 

  • Strategy and Design, Technology Research and Development
  • Advertising & Media
  • Data
  • System Architecture Design and Engineering
  • Software, System and Network Engineering

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers.

Intersection is also the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for city residents and visitors with free public wi-fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the five boroughs that make up New York City. With this expertise and platform, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.