Ref#: R0023390

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. 

Remote Americas Base Salary Range: 172,000 - 218,000 USD per year

Your job.

The Big Data Engineer’s role at Indeed is to partner with teams around the company in order to help them map their business objectives to the Data Infrastructure group’s offerings.  This is a highly visible, advisory position aimed at driving platform consolidation and increased focus on additive and coordinated data solutions.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of providing technical leadership across multiple large scale data projects simultaneously.  The person in this role will split their time approximately 50-50 between hands on coding and consulting with data infrastructure customer teams.


  • Consult with product teams across Indeed to advise on data platform and data integration best practices

  • Partner with data infrastructure and product teams on the development of prototypes, as well as designs for future integrations.

  • Analyze existing solutions and requirements, perform cost/benefit and scalability analysis, and make recommendations for platform consolidation

  • Collect feedback on current data infrastructure gaps and opportunities for improvement and bring back to Data Infrastructure leadership for prioritization.

  • Provide documentation, training, and consulting for data infrastructure users 

  • Provide input and feedback to support continuous improvement in team processes

  • Drive projects and coordinate cross-team efforts in an independent and self-directed way

About you.


  • 10+ years in a Data Engineering or Data Platforms role

  • 10+ years coding experience (java or python preferred)

  • 8+ years hands on experience with AWS and big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Presto, Kafka, and similar)

  • Master’s Degree (or a B.S. degree with relevant industry experience) in math, statistics, computer science, or equivalent technical field

  • Expert level understanding of data lake fundamentals and building efficient data pipelines

  • Strong communication, collaboration, and multi-tasking abilities

  • Experience with Agile methodologies

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