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Staff Software Engineer - Platform Engineering - Product Technology

Austin, Texas
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Your Job

As a Staff Software Engineering at Indeed, you will help develop "wow" experiences for Indeed's engineers, allowing them to focus on helping people get jobs. You will join a team focusing on building out our next-generation cloud development environments. We re bringing development to the cloud and making the everyday experience for our engineers the best we can so that they can help people get jobs.

You are comfortable being the technical leader for a team of engineers where everyone is learning new things on the fly. You have a strong understanding of AWS, Terraform and Kubernetes.


For the past year, our key focus as a team has been building out a first generation of cloud development environments (AWS and Terraform), supporting and expanding our Ansible-based machine provisioning automation, and working with teams that validate their highly distributed systems on our infrastructure. Upcoming projects include evaluating containerized dev environment options (kubernetes), and reducing friction for developers contributing to new projects.

Who You Are


6+ years experience in Java, Python, or C++
Proven experience with AWS, Terraform, or Kubernetes
Demonstrated experience providing technical team leadership and mentorship to other software engineers
Demonstrated experience leading cloud architecture conception and implementation
Customer-centric attitude and experience/interest working with internal-facing teams

Nice To Have

BS in Computer Science or related area, or relevant work experience
Experience building cloud development environments
Extensive AWS experience and strong with both Terraform and Kubernetes
Experience with Okteto, Docker, or Ansible

Who we are

The Product Technology organization is responsible for Indeed s foundational technology and platforms for job seeker and employer products. We help build and maintain analytics tools used weekly by most Indeedians, guide Indeed s cloud infrastructure strategy and keep the website up and running, and finally offer secure login, payment, and communication systems for job seekers and employers.

Our Mission

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

US Remote 143,000 - 207,000 USD per year

Austin 143,000 - 207,000 USD per year

NYC Metro Area 184,000 - 266,000 USD per year

SF Bay Area 196,000 - 284,000 USD per year

Seattle 184,000 - 266,000 USD per year

Equal Opportunities and Accommodations Statement

Indeed is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We are committed to creating an environment where all employees feel included and have a strong sense of belonging. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family/marital status, refugee or immigration status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and join us in our mission of helping people get jobs.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-, or by email at at least one week in advance of your interview.

Fair Chance Hiring

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 and individuals with arrest or conviction records, a fair chance at employment. We also comply with state and local requirements such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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  • Job Reference: 674004159-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Indeed
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent