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.
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.
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