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Senior Software Engineer, Risk & Fraud

Remote - US


Software Engineering

Location-Based Salary Range

Austin 109,000 - 159,000 USD per year

Employment Type

Full Time

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If you are an Senior Software Engineer who's passionate about building innovative products that scale to tens of millions of page views a day, Indeed is looking for you. Indeed offers smart developers like you a complex development ecosystem with short release cycles.  Every week sees the new release of multiple products that meet the growing needs of millions of jobseekers worldwide. When you come to work at Indeed, you'll be working with a smart and diverse team of problem solvers who exhibit high energy, deep technical skills and a drive to get things done. We speak multiple languages working on multiple platforms - Java, Python, React, Lucene, MySQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch and many more.

As part of our cross-functional Moderation Engineering team, you’ll work on solutions with data scientists, engineers, operations analysts, and product managers to keep fraudulent and illegal activity off of the Indeed platform and enforce a high bar for content posted on  Your team will collaborate with product teams across the company to identify opportunities for improvement and points of integration with our moderation platform and tools. Day to day, you will find yourself working across product code bases and helping us to integrate machine learning models into our quality enforcement solutions.  You will get exposure to new products as they mature on our platform and have an opportunity for impact that extends well beyond the confines of your team.


  • Design, develop, and maintain systems that integrate fraud moderation into our products.
  • Work side by side with our data scientists to invent and deploy new solutions to uncover fraud.
  • Collaborate with our Operations team to identify opportunities where moderation can have impact and design new integrations.

Who You Are

  • Minimum BS in Computer Science
  • Minimum 5+ years of industry experience in software development
  • Deep background in new platform design and architecture
  • Significant experience with large scale, high-performance systems.
  • Experience leading/mentoring other engineers

Who We Are

We are the people behind the scenes of Indeed's search results. We ensure that our results are optimally ranked for our job seekers and tirelessly patrol Indeed for fake jobs and scams. Beyond search, we invest heavily in ensuring that Indeed has the best data analysis tools available to optimize our recruiting products and run accurate tests.

Our Mission

As the world’s number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers. (*comScore Total Visits, March 2020)

Work in Austin

Whether building relationships, crafting marketing messages or engineering new features that impact the live of millions of job seekers, Indeed's Texas home has an abundance of opportunities. Austin frequently ranks among the nation's best places to live. The hardworking people working across the city have a spirit of service and passion to help improve the job search experience for job seekers all over the world. Do you have a talent for Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Legal, Finance, UX or HR? Come help people get jobs from the live music capital of the world.

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