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.
We are looking for world class engineers from across the globe. We offer globally competitive compensation that is superior within the market, an excellent international relocation package to get you here, and culture and Japanese language training to help you adapt to your new home.
We have an open vacation policy giving you time to rest and recharge. We abhor crunch time and artificial deadlines and promote a sustainable work pace with a rational number of hours in each day and work week, so you have time to spend with family and friends, or pursuing other interests.
Our teams are autonomous, self-sufficient and self-directed, own their product and engineering, are empowered to decide goals, metrics, targets and initiatives, and solve novel problems with a blend of proven and cutting edge technology and innovative approaches.
We conduct business in English and apply the same management practices globally. At the same time our Tokyo offices are a paragon of multiculturalism, with over 35 nationalities represented, and is an expression of the value Indeed places on diversity in multiple dimensions.
We have meals catered daily, gaming rooms with billiards, ping pong, video consoles and more, and even a climbing wall in our Ebisu office. A large variety of free snacks and beverages are supplied, there a weekly happy hours and many other social events throughout each month.
About the position
We are the people behind the scenes of Indeed’s search results. We ensure that our results are ranked as best as they can be for our job seekers and that they’re not being duped by scams or fraud. Beyond search, we invest heavily in ensuring that Indeed has the best data analysis tools available to optimize our recruiting products and run accurate A/B tests. Simply put, we help people get the right jobs.
We’ve built a fast, efficient, and reliable platform that handles 5+ billion job search queries every month. We provide the simplest job search with the most complete results, the easiest way to manage your resume and apply to jobs, and a powerful mobile app that handles over 50% of our traffic. As we continue building more great products, we are looking for ideas from every field of computer science to keep pushing us forward. This includes machine learning, big data, distributed computing, natural language processing, information retrieval, user interface design, and other technologies. We are looking for an engineering manager who are passionate about coding, love intellectual challenges, are eager to learn, and want to work with a variety of technologies to solve interesting problems.
If you are an 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.
Indeed’s job search engine serves billions of search queries every month connecting tens of millions of jobseekers to relevant job opportunities. As part of a small collaborative team from engineering, operations and product management, you will work on areas such as feature extraction, document indexing, retrieval, and relevancy scoring. We constantly dig into the data available at Indeed to analyze, inform and develop solutions to the right problems. If looking at data, slicing and dicing it in multiple ways and coming up with interesting insights is something you thrive upon, you will fit right in.
- Design, develop, and maintain pipelines that create search indexes out of data from large databases
- Design and implement efficient algorithms for ranking search results, increasing recall, filtering spam, personalization, etc.
- Extract, cluster or classify high-quality features from unstructured data
- Continually improve search quality and performance
- Code innovative tools to support rapid experimentation and learning
We’re looking for someone who
- Has a passion for run-time performance
- Thrives on simplifying complex information
- Loves to learn and develop new skills continuously
- Has a strong sense of ownership in every application they build
- BS in Computer Science or related area, or relevant work experience
- 5+ years experience in Java or C++ - Java preferred
- Strong algorithms and statistics background
Nice to Have
- Experience in information retrieval (IR) or machine learning - Lucene experience is a plus
- Experience building solutions for high traffic web sites a plus
- Some expertise in clustering and classification techniques preferred
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: 11,770,000 - 14,470,000 JPY per year