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Software Engineer - Enterprise Platform Team (Backend)

Company: Indeed
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:


SF Bay Area 140,000 - 204,000 USD per year


The Enterprise Jobs team is working to create a centralized jobs platform that will scale to meet hiring needs of Enterprise employers for the next 10+ years. This platform will power employer products across the company and scale to meet the traffic needs of all employers visiting our site to manage their jobs and candidates on a daily basis. This is a unique opportunity to work with product development teams across Indeed to understand business use cases and redefine what a job is. Are you passionate about architecting scalable systems with APIs that empower developers? Do you enjoy untangling legacy systems and working with internal stakeholders to define business requirements? Do you have a knack for data modeling? We're seeking a backend software engineer to join our team to help us scale to meet Enterprise hiring needs.


- Collaborate with designers, product managers, subject matter experts, and other engineers across Indeed.

- Build a distributed, scalable employer jobs platform in Java with business intelligence for frictionless client integrations using REST, GraphQL, and other technologies.
- Continually improve our technical stack and processes.
- Maintain existing tools and infrastructure as necessary.


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.


- Has experience developing software for large scale distributed systems running in Java.

- Has experience with API design in various protocols (gRPC, REST, GraphQL, 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.
- Thinks about WHY something needs to be built, not just what needs to be built.
- Loves to learn and develop new skills continuously.
- Takes initiative to understand, measure, and solve the most important business problems with holistic and sustainable solutions.


- BS or MS in Computer Science (or equivalent).

- Demonstrated ability to develop backend software applications.
- Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills.


The Enterprise business organization is focused on delivering value for Indeed's largest customers. We are driven by Indeed's mission to help all people get jobs by helping enterprise employers make the best hires, at scale. Our work is very important to us as Enterprise employers are consistently rated among the top places to work globally. Our approach is multi-faceted with many dedicated product and engineering professionals driving innovation with our biggest clients in mind.


As the world's number 1 job site*, our mission is to help all 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, September 2021)


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.


Indeed 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.


We value diverse experiences, including those who have had prior contact with the criminal legal system. We are committed to providing individuals with criminal records, including formerly incarcerated individuals, a fair chance at employment.


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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. - 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.

Keywords: Indeed, Jersey City , Software Engineer - Enterprise Platform Team (Backend), IT / Software / Systems , Jersey City, New Jersey

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