Ref#: R0005820

Additional Posting Location(s): San Francisco, Seattle

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.

We are seeking an engineering leader to develop and lead our open source program. At Indeed, our engineers solve problems with simple, performant, resilient, and scalable solutions. We have open sourced some of this work ( and want to grow our OSS program. This role offers an opportunity to grow the scope, quality, and effectiveness of Indeed's Open Source program.

As the Open Source Engineering Lead, you will...

  • Coordinate teams across Indeed Engineering working on open source projects

  • Promote our projects to the appropriate communities

  • Cultivate an open source mindset at Indeed

  • Establish best practices and process for releases

  • Guide and review documentation

  • Manage individual project priorities (feature requests and fixes)

  • Review and triage public issues, questions, and pull requests

  • Develop and integrate software to support the open source release process

  • Survey Indeed’s internal technologies and recommend new candidate projects

About you.


  • BS in Computer Science or related area, or relevant work experience

  • Demonstrated ability to write clear, well-structured code in a variety of programming languages. Experience with Java, C++, Python, C#

  • Experience with open source dependency management tools. Knowledge of maven and gradle is a plus

Track record of project leadership and mentorship for software engineers. Experience with coordinating across a distributed organization a plus

Ability to quickly understand technology solutions across a variety of domains

Knowledge of best practices and anti-patterns for open source releases

Strong communication and presentation skills

5+ years experience contributing to open source projects

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