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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 organization building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on Indeed to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect employers to qualified candidates for their job openings. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo, Singapore, Hyderabad and Vancouver, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job search 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 may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentives, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Remote Americas Base Salary Range: 199,000 - 261,000 USD per year

Your job.

As the engineering leader for our data infrastructure team, you will be responsible for managing Indeed’s data lake, including many aspects of our cloud migration, our storage platform, and our compute platform. This team owns the data pipelines for replicating operational and transactional systems into our data lake. This team consists of experts on how to move data around, and are responsible for developing frameworks which allow employees to connect with and derive insights from this data. As our engineering organization grows, you will help build the team, ensure we keep the talent bar high, and grow the skills and capabilities of your team. All of Indeed’s products are built with performance, scalability, and data-driven decision-making in mind. You can read more about the kinds of technology challenges we tackle on the Indeed Engineering Blog at:

About you.

You're someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every day. You understand how to use data to make decisions. You are someone who finds passion in the craft, someone constantly seeking improvement and a better way to solve tough problems. You have a passion for producing the highest quality code as well as leading others to do the same. You are someone who either has built or is passionate about building scalable, reliable systems that span multiple data centers around the world and handle millions of requests every day.

You understand that the best managers serve their teams, removing roadblocks and giving individual contributors autonomy and ownership. You are someone with high standards who will push us to be better, and who will take pride in Indeed like we do. You have delivered challenging technical solutions at scale. You have led engineering teams and earned the respect of talented software developers. You are equally happy talking algorithms and data structures as you are brainstorming about agile development process and technology career development. You want to be in the mix technically while providing leadership to your teams.

What we are looking for

  • 7+ years of experience in leading software development with a consistent track record of on-time delivery for large, cross-functional projects

  • Extensive experience building data platforms using technologies like Hadoop, Apache Spark, and AWS 

  • Someone who has led teams that manage large Hadoop clusters or who have built a large scale database or data lake

  • Extensive experience leading cross-team initiatives

  • Our managers are still very technically involved in coaching and driving technical discussions and decisions, and we value the Lead by Example philosophy at Indeed in our engineering managers. 

  • The ability to guide a team to achieve important goals together

  • The desire to solve tough problems with quality software at scale

  • An understanding of the value derived from shipping code rapidly to production and learning/iterating on the results. 

  • Strong ability to coach developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers

  • Strong knowledge of databases, both SQL and NoSQL

  • Experience building high-performance distributed systems

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