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.
As a Site Reliability Engineer, you would embed with the Indeed Hire team to guide them in maximizing feature velocity while achieving high availability, performance, and correctness goals. Indeed Hire is used by ~2300 companies globally sourcing 115M candidates per month all around the world resulting in 700 hires per month, and growing at a rate of 400% annually. Indeed Hire is a tech-driven placement agency, with a crucial human touch, focusing on automation and efficiency to optimize getting people jobs. Our work integrates with several 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.
Ensure the organization meets reliability goals (SLOs)
Advise the growing organization on reliability practices
Expand websites and scale back-end systems to different geographical regions around the world for (a) failure resilience and (b) improved page load times for customers
Enable rapid development velocity and business growth by (a) providing easy ways to adopt reliability practices, (b) enhancing the reliability of all aspects of the software development lifecycle, and (c) leading the organization’s public cloud adoption
SREs (Site Reliability Engineer) at Indeed are embedded directly with our product teams, working closely with them to design, code, test, run, and evolve the systems that help people around the world get jobs. We work closely with dozens of Indeed teams to drive adoption of modern reliability practices like SLOs, error budget policies, actionable alerts, follow-the-sun on-call, incident retrospectives, chaos testing, and end-to-end ownership.
SREs are crucial contributors to nearly every Indeed product team that has big traffic, big data, or high availability and performance requirements. Indeed’s rapid business growth and people growth continually create new opportunities for you to engage and make an impact. This environment provides ongoing professional development opportunities for SREs at every stage of their careers, from interns and new grads to architects and directors.
You will also discover ample opportunities for growth in several areas: improved technology skills, effective leadership, dedicated mentorship, creative design, strong communication skills, teamwork, and more.
Simply put, as an SRE, you will help Indeed build and operate fast and reliable products that help people get jobs. Are you up for the challenge?
Design, develop, ship, and motivate the creation of software and systems to increase product reliability and organizational efficiency.
Guide reliability practices through the entire software development lifecycle through activities like architecture reviews, code reviews, creating platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and chaos testing.
Maintain service health through monitoring and follow-the-sun incident response.
Improve service reliability through blameless post-incident reviews and using code to prevent or respond to problem recurrence.
BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
Experience writing code in Java, Go, Shell, Perl, Python, or a similar language.
Experience in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks.
Strong interest in SRE topics like SLOs, resilience, scaling, performance, and more.
We get excited about engineers who
Enjoy collaborating with teammates and partners
Have experience with a globally distributed team
Take the initiative to solve problems using a scientific approach
Apply appropriate new technologies and processes
Can provide substantial feedback on distributed system designs
Have previous experience in an SRE or Production Engineering role
Have worked with highly available multi-region websites
Enjoy mentoring and guiding teammates
“If you really like looking into architecture and finding problems that may not be apparent now but down the line may be catastrophic, then you should work as an SRE.” Meghan, SRE, Indeed - Austin
Indeed is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.