Ref#: R0018719

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 help people hire people. The SMB Hiring team is a group of engineers, designers, data scientists and product managers who are responsible for the products used by millions of Small and Mid-Sized companies globally. We support hundreds of thousands of employers posting jobs with 10s of millions of applies per month all around the world. SMB Hiring provides the platform for posting jobs and getting these jobs in front of the right job seekers, innovative AI models to improve mutual visibility and engagement, and streamlined communication and workflow. Globally, people count on our SMB teams to ensure Indeed's employer products are available, fast, and working correctly to ultimately get people hired! We are a top-level business group at Indeed that delivers a huge impact on Indeed's bottom-line. Our work integrates with many teams across Indeed and requires highly technical, innovative, flexible thinkers with excellent communication and passion for delivering the best experience to help people get jobs. 

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 include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 120,000 - 148,000 USD per year

Your job.

There are over 20 teams in SMB with various degrees of automation coverage.  We are looking for an experienced SDET to help develop a cohesive automation and tooling set that ensures the quality of the product as a whole, not limited to its individual parts. You will develop new tools to effectively test products, write high quality and scalable automation, and review and refactor existing code, as well as working to improve Indeed's engineering processes to make delivering quality code a breeze. 

You will work side by side with Software Engineers to design quality into their products.  You will work within both our legacy code and new feature development to be a driving force in increasing quality across the business area.  You will understand the inner workings of technologies that you will be testing. 

Are you someone who loves to deep dive on the technologies you work with and find inventive ways to test them and to be a strong advocate for quality?  Can you picture yourself working across multiple teams and technologies to improve the overall quality and velocity of the entire business area? Are you passionate about bringing people together to make a huge impact?

About you.


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

  • Proven programming skills in Java, JavaScipt, Python, or related languages, written custom test automation scripts, automation tools, and frameworks

  • Experience with all phases of software testing including test planning, functional testing, regression testing, code review, and design of new features.

  • Experience testing all layers of a web application, including front-end, service layer, and back-end testing/API testing

  • Participated in Requirements Reviews and Defined automation coverage along with quality metrics

  • Working knowledge in JavaScript and TypeScript

We get excited about Engineers who

  • Have 5+ years of experience as a Software Design Engineer in Test or SDET or Software Engineering roles

  • Have successfully implemented a CI/CD automation strategy and understand the value derived from shipping code rapidly to production and learning/iterating on the results

  • Are passionate about mentoring others and growing the careers of those around them

  • Are comfortable working cross-functionally to drive quality across the SDLC, including reviewing Production code, assisting with Design for testability, and using data to drive decisions about impact and rate of investment of test code. 

  • Drive and influence across the organization.

  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills in addition to learning new technologies

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