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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. 

Tokyo Base Salary Range: 14,000,000 - 18,000,000 JPY per year

Your job.

Are you someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every day? Are you constantly seeking improvements and a better way to solve tough problems using data (the right data!) to make informed decisions? Does building scalable, reliable solutions that impact the lives of millions of people across the globe sound both challenging and exciting to you?

At Indeed, our Engineering Managers understand that the best managers serve their teams, removing roadblocks and giving individual contributors autonomy and ownership. We take pride in what we do - delivering technical solutions at scale - to better serve our mission of helping people find jobs. If you are equally happy talking about algorithms and data structures as you are brainstorming about making complex processes more simple. Do you thrive in improving development processes and helping smart engineers with their career development? We are looking for you to join our Indeed Apply team!

Job Applications are a key component in almost everything we do at Indeed. The Indeed Apply products are the primary tools that job seekers use to show employers that they are willing and able to do the job. We change millions of lives every day.  The Indeed Apply team is passionate about innovating the way job seekers apply for jobs. We're seeking a hands-on Engineering leader who is excited to accelerate this innovation with their technical, product and people leadership. Our Manager will lead a team of full-stack (HTML, CSS, Javascript, Typescript, React, Java, noSQL) engineers and partner with Product and other Engineering leaders in Tokyo, India, and the USA.

You will provide hands-on leadership for a full-stack development team building and enhancing products and systems in our service-oriented, highly scalable, multi-datacenter environment. As our engineering organization grows, you will help ensure we keep the talent bar high, and growing the skills and capabilities of your team. All of Indeed’s products are built with usability, correctness, performance, scalability, and data-driven decision-making in mind.


  • Build and improve new and existing products for connecting job seekers to employers with job applications.
  • Architect new solutions and validate new ideas by either building on top of existing solutions or by prototyping new products
  • Identify system architecture and product design improvements to better support feature development and integration with new products for all job seekers worldwide
  • Mentor engineers and provide feedback on software architecture designs and implementations of new products and features.

About you.

As an Engineering Manager, you -

Are someone who is passionate about coding, loves intellectual challenges, is eager to learn, and wants to work with a variety of technologies to solve interesting problems. Communication is key and we are looking for someone who appreciates working with both technical and non-technical colleagues across different teams, roles, and backgrounds, including colleagues in different countries with varied opinions for better solutions.


  • Demonstrated ability managing a high-performing engineering team including the ability to mentor developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers

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

  • Experience developing large-scale web applications with clean and maintainable HTML, CSS, Javascript, Typescript, React, Java, noSQL, and SQL databases; on site and in the cloud.

  • Experience with full-stack application development is a plus

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

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

  • Experience with service-oriented and event-driven system architectures 

  • Experience building high-performance distributed systems

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a closely related computer technical field

Nice to have

  • Experience building solutions for user-facing products
  • Experience with working on UX challenges for large-scale publicly available products. 

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