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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 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 in more than 60 countries and 28 languages. With engineering hubs in Tokyo, Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Singapore and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job 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 include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.

Tokyo Base Salary Range:

Senior Software Engineer: 14,000,000 - 18,000,000 JPY
Staff Software Engineer: 17,630,000 - 22,390,000 JPY
Principal Software Engineer: 20,440,000 - 26,780,000 JPY

Your job.

The Challenged Markets team focuses on solving problems for job seekers and employers in unique markets like Japan, India, Brazil, Europe and many others. We identify, implement and test market specific improvements to our current product offerings, and we develop and test new innovative solutions that are often successfully applied in many markets beyond the original target countries. If you passionate about building new and innovative products from the ground up and enjoy working with other teams to implement new features in their products, all in order to helping job seekers worldwide finding their dream job, then you will fit right in.


  • Improve our current products to better match job seekers and employers in specific high priority and strategic markets
  • Architect new solutions and validate new ideas by either building on top of existing solutions or by prototyping new products
  • Identify system architecture and product design improvements to better support feature development and integration with new products for job seekers in all international markets
  • Mentor engineers and provide feedback on software architecture designs and implementations of new products and features.  

About you.

We're looking for someone who:

  • Has a strong sense of ownership in everything they build
  • Highly motivated to have an impact by solving problems faced by job seekers and employers worldwide
  • Has strong architecture and software design skills
  • Is able to build new products from the scratch quickly
  • Is capable to work in other teams’ code bases
  • Has 8+ years of full-stack software engineering experience


  • Experience building solutions for high traffic web sites
  • Exposure to A/B-tests
  • Experience with internationalization and localization
  • Experience with modern front end development technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to work with Product Management to define priorities, and provide technical direction to junior engineers

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