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Senior Software Engineer Backend Development

Company: Indeed
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Your JobIf 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.As a Staff Software Engineer on the SMB Platform API team, you will:

  • Build, migrate, and maintain robust APIs designed with scalability in mind.
  • Develop and promote API best practices that continue to evolve and push the boundaries of the API story at Indeed.
  • Collaborate with product managers, subject matter experts, and multiple engineering teams across the Indeed SMB organization.
  • Build and maintain tools and infrastructure critical in supporting our engineering efforts to help people get jobs.
  • Guide the team's development work, removing blockers, and making product and technical decisions to help the team effectively meet its goals.
  • Lead designs of major software components, systems, and features that are resilient and scalable.Who You Are
    • You should possess a mix of technical and business strength, with strong initiative, ownership, and follow-through. You are driven and motivated to design and build best-in-class APIs that abstract away complexities from other developers. You have strong communication skills, can work well in a distributed team model, and have a growth mindset.Our ideal candidate is someone who:
      • Has experience developing software for large scale distributed systems in Java/Kotlin.
      • Has experience with API design in various protocols (GraphQL, REST, gRPC, etc.)
      • Has experience with a breadth of backend architecture principles and technologies.
      • Has experience with a breadth of data platforms such as MySQL, Elastic Search, and Spark.
      • Has experience mentoring and training other team members on design techniques and coding standards
      • Is thoughtful and vigilant about risk and tradeoffs in the solutions we build.
      • Loves to learn and develop new skills continuously.Requirements
        • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related computer technical field with 5+ years experience (optionally 4+ with MS) developing backend software applications.
          • Minimum 1 year of experience mentoring more junior Engineers.
            Who we areWe 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.Our MissionAs 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.
            (*comScore Total Visits, March 2021)Salary Range DisclaimerThe 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 TransparencyAustin 109,000 - 159,000 USD per yearEqual Opportunities and Accommodations StatementIndeed is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

            Indeed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. To request an accommodation, please contact Talent Attraction Help at 1-855-567-7767, or by email at at least one week in advance of your interview.Our Policies and BenefitsView Indeed's Applicant Privacy and Accessibility Policies - about our global employee perks, programs and benefits -
            Where legally permitted, Indeed requires all individuals attending or working out of Indeed offices or visiting Indeed clients to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For positions that can only be performed at an Indeed office, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination by the date of hire as a condition of employment. For positions that require some in-office work or in-person client meetings, exceptions to these in-office or in-person job requirements may be made at the discretion of the business through June 2022, at which point full vaccination will be required. Indeed will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law. To qualify as being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 there should have been a two week period after receiving the second dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, or a two week period after receiving a single-dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.

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