Ref#: D0364

Date published: 11-Oct-2016

Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are a rapidly growing and highly capable engineering team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 200 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

Your job.

At Indeed, we want to make the hunt for that dream job as easy as possible for everyone.  In order to do this, we need to get the jobs first. Every job. On every site. Everywhere.  This is why we aggregate millions of jobs each day from over 100,000 internet sites globally.

You will be responsible for providing support and technical guidance to the internal and external Data Maintenance teams. You will also work closely with our technical team for guidance, to identify and escalate issues, report potential bugs, and build custom tools used by the team to solve real-world technical problems faced internally.

  • Be passionate about making sure our users get the most out of their job search experience
  • Study the HTML/CSS layout of job sites in order to make informed, creative decisions regarding how to capture current and future job data
  • Become an expert on Indeed’s aggregation system and provide technical training to users on how to utilize the system most efficiently in terms of both time spent and processing power

About you.

Required Technical Skills
  • Good working knowledge of Python
  • Good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML, Regular Expressions
  • Familiarity with HTTP and FTP
  • Background in a support role or with a consumer-facing web company a plus
Optional Skills
  • Query language experience (SQL, JQL, etc)
  • Familiarity with version control software (git, svn, etc)
  • Foreign language skills (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, etc)
Other Requirements
  • Inquisitive and eager to learn in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Can identify a quick fix but still strive for long-term solutions
  • Is comfortable handling a large number of concurrent requests and independently re-prioritizing as necessary
  • Able to communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical users. Experience leading training sessions a plus.
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional follow-up skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 1+ years of relevant professional experience
How to Apply

We value attention to detail. Applications that fail to follow these steps will not be considered.

  • Submit a cover letter in the 'cover letter' or 'note' section. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
  • Create an Indeed Resume if you do not already have one. Copy and paste the URL of your Indeed Resume into the cover letter.
  • In your cover letter, provide a CSS selector that will return the anchor link node for each office location
  • If you wish to demonstrate experience with Python, provide a Python script as well in your cover letter (using only standard libraries, Python 3 is also OK) which will print the titles, URLs, and locations in CSV format for the second page of job listings on this site:

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