Ref#: R0005977

Date published: 22-Feb-2017

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.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) keeps the world's largest jobs site running smoothly and helping jobseekers around the world get jobs. SRE applies software engineering techniques and discipline to production operations to attack major problems and fix them for good. SRE adds nines to our already well-engineered and highly reliable software products supporting jobseekers, employers, and internal customers. We're always on call to keep our products up and running. SRE is a new team at Indeed, and members of this team will have the chance to influence the direction for a critical and global SRE organization.


Responsibilities

  • Own availability and performance of Indeed’s most critical products

  • Design, write, ship, and motivate the creation of software and systems to increase reliability and efficiency

  • Expand the team by hiring the best engineers

  • Help engineers develop their careers through personal and performance management

  • Foster an environment of continuous learning which builds excellent engineering skillsets

  • Participate in on-call rotation & occasional travel

About you.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience designing, building, or managing services in a distributed, internet-scale Linux environment.

  • 4+ years of experience writing code in Java, Go, Shell, Perl, Python, or a similar language.

  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of software and/or system engineers.

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to motivate technology and process innovations. You’re a systemic thinker and have a natural inclination for making things better.

  • Preference and skills to lead by example. You demonstrate care for your team’s well-being, growth and technical execution.

  • Extremely curious about how things work. You quickly comprehend how code, processes, and systems fit together.

  • Meticulous and cautious. You consider edge cases and risk mitigation strategies for every change.

  • Expert communicator. You can explain technical details one minute and career feedback the next.

  • Bring something new to the team. You bring a diverse viewpoint to the table, which increases our successes.

  • Data-driven, results-oriented and adaptive during uncertainty. You will navigate the uncertainty of growth with a balanced focus towards results.