Ref#: R0023478

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

Austin Base Salary Range: 

Software Engineer I: 90,000- 112,000 USD per year
Software Engineer II: 116,000 - 142,000 USD per year
Senior Software Engineer: 116,000 - 142,000 USD per year
Staff Software Engineer: 138,000 - 174,000 USD per year
Principal Software Engineer: 172,000 - 218,000 USD per year
Technical Fellow: 199,000 - 261,000 USD per year 

Your job.

If you are an engineer who's passionate about building innovative products that scale to tens of millions of page views a day, Indeed is looking for you.  Indeed offers smart developers like you a complex development ecosystem with short release cycles. Every week sees the new release of multiple products that meet the growing needs of millions of jobseekers worldwide.

Indeed’s aggregation pipeline is responsible for crawling the internet for jobs, verifying jobs are still active, extracting information, and storing job data used by Indeed’s systems to ultimately surface jobs to millions of Job Seekers. Aggregation is a core system at Indeed that has been around for over 10 years. As a principal engineer you will provide technical guidance across multiple teams, develop a deep understanding of the existing systems, and help design the next generation Aggregation pipeline at Indeed. This role will be a combination of hands on technical work, architecture/design, mentorship, and working with product/engineering leadership to help set goals and build the roadmap.

About you.


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

  • Proven success working in an individual contributor leadership role for top tech companies

  • 10+ years of experience managing large-scale software development

  • Strong ability to coach developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers

  • Solid knowledge of data structures and algorithms and excellent programming skills

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

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

  • A deep understanding of the web

  • Strong knowledge of databases, both SQL and NoSQL

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

  • Experience building high-performance distributed systems

Indeed provides a variety of benefits that help us focus on our mission of helping people get jobs.

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