Ref#: R0009062

Additional Posting Location(s): Tokyo Tech Meguro

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, 250 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.

Product Science advances data-driven decision-making using the scientific method on Indeed’s products. In the Data Science organization, the Product Science Manager and Product Scientists are embedded working closely with Product Managers and their Engineering teams. Both Product Scientists and Product Science Managers are a mixture of a statistician, scientist, machine learning expert, and engineer. Product Science Managers maintain the overall vision and specific purposes of the embedded Product Scientist leading the team to achieve maximum impact.

About you.

You understand that the best managers serve their teams by removing roadblocks and giving individual contributors autonomy and ownership. You have high standards and will take pride in Indeed and push teammates to be better. You have delivered challenging technical solutions at scale. You have led Data Science or Engineering teams, and earned the respect of talented practitioners. You are equally happy talking about deep learning and statistical inference, as you are brainstorming about practical experimental design and technology career development. You love being in the mix technically while providing leadership to your teams.


  • Significant prior success as a Data, Product, or Decision Scientist working on challenging problems at scale 
  • Master’s or PhD., with advanced coursework in statistics, machine learning, programming, or related skills
  • 3+ years of industry experience, with expertise in statistical modeling and/ or machine learning 
  • The ability to guide a team to achieve important goals together
  • Have full stack experience in data collection, aggregation, analysis, visualization, productionization, and monitoring
  • Strong desire to solve tough problems with scientific rigor at scale
  • An understanding of the value derived from getting results early and iterating
  • Ability to write and present results to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong ability to coach Product Scientists, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers
  • Passion to answer Product/Engineering questions with data 
  • Proficiency with the English language 

We get excited about candidates who can:

  • Program using R, Python, Java, or C++  
  • Perform big data modeling work: Hadoop, Pig, Scala, Spark
  • Fish for data: SQL, Pandas, MongoDB
  • Deploy Data Science solutions: Java, Python, C++
  • Can communicate concisely and persuasively with engineers and product managers

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