The Job Seeker API team is responsible for building out and improving Job Seeker's API platform and capabilities. The team fosters the "API First" development approach across the organization, through building platforms and capabilities, mentoring and supporting teams producing and consuming APIs, and building individual APIs.
As a Principal Software Engineer at Indeed, you will be responsible for leading the team designing, developing, and maintaining the API platforms, APIs, and data pipelines that power Indeed's website, mobile apps, and internal processes. As part of a small collaborative team from engineering and product management, you will help set technical direction and implement new platforms to support API development, implement new APIs, and mentor developers from other teams on building high quality, client-centric APIs, increasing developer efficiency in our mission to help people get jobs.
Who You Are
Your experience should include substantial expertise in:
architecting and building backend or middle tier layers of large scale, high-performance, reliable distributed systems
designing and implementing client-facing APIs
scaling data pipelines on Kafka
agile software development life cycle
team leadership and mentoring other software developers
demonstrated ability to collaborate, influence, and drive technical direction across teams, and provide feedback via design reviews
establishing and evangelizing best practices
Who we are
We are a rapidly growing and highly-capable Engineering organization building the most popular job site on the planet. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo, Singapore, Hyderabad, Dublin, Aberdeen and Vancouver, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job search at a time.
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.
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Salary Range Disclaimer
The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on 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 may include quarterly bonuses, Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.
Salary Range Transparency
Austin 159,000 - 231,000 USD per year
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