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Software Engineering Manager - Candidate Recommendation

Indeed Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏡 Fully remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Indeed

Indeed Tokyo

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.

Key benefits

  • Open vacation policy
  • Sustainable work pace
  • Autonomous, self-sufficient teams

About the position

The team.

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.

Your job.

Our team is focused on creating an innovative system to help match both job seekers and employers. We believe that job search is not just about skill matching, a Job seeker might seek for changing industry or position, or new challenges overseas. That is the reason we try so hard to understand the job seekers’ job search intent and interests from various data, not only their experience and skills. We develop search ranking models using these data with machine learning technology to show jobseekers matched job while also helping employers find the right candidates in time.

As a Software Engineering Manager on the Candidate Recommendation team, you will provide hands-on leadership for a development team of a 6-8 members using your technical experience and deep knowledge. You will actively partner with Product Managers (PM) and other key team members in both Tokyo and Austin, Texas to create and prioritize the product roadmap and to help refine and enhance the business strategy. All of Indeed’s products are built with performance, scalability, and data-driven decision-making in mind.

About you.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about coding, love intellectual challenges, are eager to learn, and want to work with a variety of technologies to solve interesting problems.


  • Significant prior success as a Software Engineer working on challenging problems of scale
  • Solid knowledge of data structures and algorithms and excellent programming skills
  • The ability to guide a team to achieve important goals together
  • The desire to solve tough problems with quality software at scale
  • An understanding of the value derived from shipping code rapidly to production and learning/iterating on the results.
  • Strong ability to coach developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers

Nice to have

  • Experience in machine learning, data engineering
  • AWS Experience and knowledge
  • Search technology experience such as Lucene, Solr and/or Elastic search
  • Experience building high-performance distributed systems


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: 14,000,000 - 18,000,000 JPY per year

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