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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.

Your job.

The Head of Engineering, Recruiting Solutions will lead Engineering functions for all business units in our growing Recruiting Solutions area. This segment of Indeed includes several of our emerging products, mainly Staffing businesses including Indeed Staff and Syft (Indeed Flex in the US) and other new and exciting product lines still in development. This role will support the GM as “CTO” by driving engineering leadership to build and innovate our new products. The Head of Engineering, Recruiting Solutions will also serve as the leader in Recruiting Solutions to coach and guide the Engineering Directors and Managers within each business to build a fast, scalable and stable architecture. This role reports to GM of Recruiting Solutions and will oversee the Engineering teams within the various product lines and businesses.

About you.

You are a hands-on, experienced leader with a drive to deliver high-valued outcomes aligned with our strategic goals.  You’re a strong & collaborative leader with proven ability to deliver products at scale. You are a people manager and a change manager. You know how to use data to influence decision making.  You are a hunter of the truth. You are experienced in conceiving and leading organizational change.You are an innovator. You thrive in a fast paced environment.  


  • Architect, plan and direct engineering efforts in partnership with product teams

  • Maintain a deep understanding of the current state of systems, architectures, technology stacks, development methodologies, processes, and governance models, keeping them at a high standard of effectiveness as the business develops and grows

  • Design and deliver architectures that can scale to handle our diverse global customer base

  • Lead the organization in developing/leveraging new technologies to improve value delivery

  • Drive for continuous improvement in processes, systems, and infrastructure

  • In partnership with Product leadership, identify high-impact business opportunities, contributing to business models and their revenue streams

Required Experience:

  • Served as Head of Engineering, VP and/or Chief Technology Officer of a B2B or B2C business that experienced substantial growth

  • You have worked in a “start-up” environment with as much experience building systems from the ground up, as with existing system enhancements

  • Created a high-performance, transparent environment focused on accountability and results, preferably managing several globally distributed teams

  • Proven ability to deliver products that support a large scale of users (millions of UVs and customers), including familiarity with microservices and queues

  • Comfortable with product lifecycle testing; embraces a build, measure, learn approach

  • An Engineering foundation by training or by heart; has the technical depth to quickly assess the effectiveness of system architectures and technology stack, development methodologies, and tools to run an efficient software design and development organization

  • Experience with and/or comfort with dotted-line reporting structures / influencing roles

  • As a leader, excites and inspires peak performance with unquestionable ethics and sound judgment; embraces a roll-up-your-sleeves mentality, with pragmatism and bias for action

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