Ref#: R0018547

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 focused product team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on Indeed to help them find jobs, make it easy to apply, research companies, and connect qualified candidates to their job openings. With product teams in Austin, Tokyo, Seattle, San Francisco, Singapore and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 185,000 - 243,000 USD

Your job.

The infrastructure team consists of 40+ data and infrastructure engineers and is growing fast. The Product Director for Infrastructure will lead a small team of Technical Product Managers to create data infrastructure that will support every product, engineering, and analyst team at Indeed. The team works with both on-prem and cloud-based infrastructure, and we utilize a combination of industry standard and custom built infrastructure solutions.  


As the Product Director for Data Infrastructure at Indeed, you and the Engineering Director for Infrastructure will define the future of your product and what the team should work on. You will be empowered to set ambitious goals for your product and team. Your goals will not be easy to achieve; they should inspire and motivate the team to think big.


You will sit with the infrastructure engineering team and work closely with them on a daily basis. You will define requirements, measure KPIs, track experiments and frequently ship releases. You will do data analysis, whether it’s running queries in MySQL, searching through logs, or using the plethora of in-house tools specially built for the colossal amount of data Indeed gathers (see:


You will enjoy a casual work environment, flexible hours, and great compensation and benefits. You will wear many hats and constantly learn new things on the job. You will be surrounded by smart, dedicated, nice people. You will be proud of the company’s mission and your product’s impact.

About you.

You're someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every day. Your friends describe you as thorough, analytical and detail-oriented. You are someone with high standards who leads by example, and who will take pride in Indeed like we do.


You’ve got a technical background, and are comfortable slinging some code to solve a problem. You understand how software development teams work, and how engineers think. Most of all, you love solving hard technical challenges to make a difference in the lives of other people, whether they be job seekers, employers or your fellow Indeedians.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Electrical Engineering or a closely related field, or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of product management experience focused on data infrastructure.

  • 10+ years experience with data infrastructure in a product or engineering role.

  • Deep familiarity with data infrastructure technology and implementations at scale

  • Prior ownership of distributed data systems in a product management or engineering capacity

  • Familiarity with the following technologies: Hadoop, HDFS, Kafka, Airflow, Hive, Presto, Spark, Redshift

  • Background working with on-prem, cloud-based, and hybrid data infrastructure

  • Prior primary decision-maker responsibility for technology budgets of $30M+ annually

  • Ability to drive, contribute to, and communicate solutions to technical product challenges.

  • Outstanding data analysis and data-driven decision making skills.

  • Proven leadership and direct management experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

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