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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. 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. The Company Pages team aims to help job seekers not just find a job, but find the right company too. It provides user generated content about companies ranging from general reviews, information on salaries, jobs, interviews, and photos.

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.

Tokyo Base Salary Range: 14,000,000 - 18,000,000 JPY per year

Your job.

As a senior software engineer, you will be responsible for the architecture and infrastructure of the back-end services supporting Company Pages, one of the most complex products at Indeed. 

Company Pages provides information about employers to job seekers looking for jobs on Indeed. Our mission is to collect information about the world’s companies - what a company does, what kind of roles it has, what other employees think about it - and present it to job seekers in order that they can make the best decision about their next job. 

The work includes: 

  • ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance for these services. 

  • re-architecting core services to increase throughput.

  • adopting tools and practices to increase velocity of development.

  • advising other development teams within Company Pages on design, architecture and scalability issues

A taste of some of the projects this team works on

  • Evaluating use of data stores and caches, proposing solutions to improve scalability and resilience and implementing these changes. 

  • Implementing a service mesh architecture to allow better service discovery and inter-service communication.

  • Migration to Kubernetes - not just deployment, but also fundamental changes to system architecture to unlock the use of new features

All of Indeed’s products are built with performance, scalability, and data-driven decision-making in mind. You can read more about the kinds of technology challenges we tackle on the Indeed Engineering Blog at 

About you.

You're someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every day. You understand how to use data to make decisions. You are someone who finds passion in the craft, someone constantly seeking improvement and a better way to solve tough problems. You have a passion for producing the highest quality code as well as leading others to do the same. 


  • Significant prior success as a Software Engineer working on challenging problems of scale 

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

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

  • Strong knowledge of databases, both SQL and NoSQL 

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

  • Experience building high-performance distributed systems

  • Familiarity with Mesos, Kubernetes, and service mesh architecture is a big plus

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