Ref#: R0018765

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 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. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 116,000 - 142,000 USD per year

Your job.

Our Candidate Delivery and Quality Engineering team focuses on innovating the way people get jobs and employers hire people. What if employers can locate qualified candidates within few hours of job posting and start conversations with them? What if jobseekers get to know an opening of a dream job right after they’re posted on the web and get hired within few days of job search?

As a Senior Software Engineer at Indeed, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining pipelines that create search indexes out of data from large databases. You will design and implement efficient algorithms for ranking search results, increasing recall, filtering spam, personalization, etc. and extract, cluster or classify high-quality features from unstructured data and code innovative tools to support rapid experimentation and learning.

We are looking for a Senior Engineer to accelerate this innovation with their technical, product, and people leadership. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:

  • Build systems and technologies to identify best matches between job seekers and employers, then to turn those matches into hires by delivering matches to job seekers through various channels

  • Continually improve/enhance data infrastructure scalability and performance

  • Conceive of and implement new features to enable more effective matchmaking

About you.


  • Minimum of a BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a closely related computer technical field

  • 8+ years experience in software development with at least 5+ years in Java programming

  • Strong sense of ownership as a technical leader

  • Passion for customers’ success

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

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

  • Experience impacting a product or project in a tangible, positive manner

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