Our mission.

As the world’s #1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. Every month, over 250 million people count on us to help them publish their resumes, connect with companies, and get hired. Indeed is available in 60+ countries and 28 languages, and 9.8 jobs are added every second. 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

The team.

Indeed offers a range of products to enable Organizations to efficiently manage their hiring experiences. Our vision is to simplify the hiring experience and use technology to suggest the most relevant product to our recruiters. We own the platform that not only drives the recruiter’s first login experience, but also increases their daily engagement. Our platform integrates with all teams across Indeed and requires highly technical, innovative, flexible thinkers with excellent communication and passion for delivering the best experience to help recruiters use our products. Our business is growing rapidly, both in revenue and number of customers, but we have just started. There are numerous opportunities for building new systems and product features, but 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 Enterprise customers.

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 Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Seattle Base Salary Range: 

Software Engineer I: 112,000 - 142,000 USD per year

Software Engineer II: 144,000 - 180,000 USD per year

Senior Software Engineer: 144,000 - 180,000 USD per year

Staff Software Engineer: 178,000 - 225,000 USD per year

Principal Software Engineer: 224,000 - 284,000 USD per year

Technical Fellow: 241,000 - 315,000 USD per year

Your job.

As a software engineer, you will be expected to design new systems, build them, and sometimes invent new algorithms. At the same time, you will be applying engineering best practices, and helping to create a culture of software quality and operational excellence through the organization. You will work with Product Managers (PM), Data Scientists (DS), Quality Assurance (QA), and other stakeholders. You will have the opportunity to help define the product roadmap and to provide input into the business strategy. 

If our mission and these challenges resonate with you, then we need to talk! 

About you.

We're looking for someone who 

  • Is passionate about software quality, improving the design/development process, and building highly available systems

  • Is obsessive about providing the best possible customer experience

  • Thrives in a highly diverse, collaborative, and cross-functional environment

  • Stays abreast of modern technologies and practices, and judiciously recommends the introduction of new technology into our product

  • Is self-directed and capable of working effectively in a highly innovative and fast-paced environment


  • 5+ years of software development experience with programming languages such as Java, C#/C++, or Go

  • Deep understanding of best engineering practices for the full software development life cycle (SDLC), including coding standards, code review, source control, build, test, deploy, and operations

  • Experience building highly scalable distributed systems

  • Experience working with REST and RPC service patterns and other client/server interaction models

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field (Master’s is a plus)

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working with multiple data stores (e.g. mongo, postgresql)

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