Developer Jobs in Japan

Principal Engineer

Indeed
Tokyo
https://jp.indeed.com/

About Indeed

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.

About the position

Indeed is expanding our roster of top talent in Tokyo and looking for principal and senior principal engineers. Are you a technical leader capable of owning solutions to challenging engineering problems in scalability, search, machine learning and big data, paired with a refined product sense? Are you passionate about guiding and mentoring a new generation of engineers? Indeed’s rapid growth brings opportunities to have influence and significant impact.

The work is diverse and significantly benefits people using Indeed in making one of the most important decisions in their lives. Your work will help people get the best jobs possible, profoundly improving their well being and happiness. With stakes so high, a simply good enough search engine is not good enough. Our goal is excellence in our engineering, operations, product, and people.

Join a cross functional team that is autonomous, self-sufficient and self-directed, owns its product and engineering, is empowered to decide goals, metrics, targets and initiatives, and solves novel problems with a blend of proven and cutting edge technology and innovative approaches. Work with leaders who genuinely care about your long term career growth, who constantly strive to match your unique talents and aspirations with teams and opportunities that motivate and inspire you to do your best work, and help you chart a long term course into progressively challenging and rewarding roles in engineering leadership or people management.

These positions are located at Indeed’s world class development center in the heart of Tokyo! We are looking for world class engineers from across the globe. We offer globally competitive compensation that is superior within the market, including quarterly bonuses, a long term incentive plan, and 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, and the leisure time to experience Japanese culture and pursue your interests. 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 offices are conveniently located near major stations (Ebisu, Meguro and Roppongi) on major train routes, most notably the Yamanote line. 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.

For candidates with substantial open source projects or contributions, personal side projects, Stack Overflow contributions or engineering blogs we can evaluate your portfolio and fast track you past the usual screening process. We are especially interested in engineers with a track record of helping others, of providing technical mentoring and guidance, and helping to grow your fellow engineers.

Application instructions

To apply, send an email to Brad Shapcott, the engineering site director for Tokyo, at indeed@tokyodev.com with the subject "Principal Engineer" describing how you'd be a good fit for (the more specific the better) and attaching a resume.