Senior Software Engineer – Geolocation

Website Indeed

Our mission:
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.

The team:
We are a rapidly growing and highly capable engineering team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people’s lives all around the world, one job at a time.

Your job:
If you are an engineer who’s passionate about building innovative geospatial systems and products that scale to hundreds of millions of queries 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. When you come to work at Indeed, you’ll be working with a smart and diverse team of problem solvers who exhibit high energy, deep technical skills, and a drive to get things done.

We speak multiple languages working on multiple platforms: Java, Javascript, PHP, Lucene, MySQL, MongoDB and many more. As part a collaborative team from engineering, operations, and product management, you will work on areas such as location extraction, location representation, and location-aware document indexing, retrieval, and relevance scoring . We constantly dig into data to analyze, inform, and develop solutions to the right problems for our global user base. If looking at data, slicing and dicing it in multiple ways, coming up with interesting insights, and building solutions is something you thrive upon, you will fit right in.


  • Utilize geospatial information to increase search quality for job seekers and employers
  • Design and implement new features, systems, and products to improve Indeed’s knowledge and use of jobs’ locations
  • Continually improve search quality and web search infrastructure and performance
  • Dive deep into our job posting and search history data to understand our users’ intended job location searches and then use your creativity to improve our search results to help users get jobs closer to where they want to work

About you:We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has experience in and love of geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Has a passion for run-time performance
  • Thrives on simplifying complex information
  • Loves to learn and develop new skills continuously
  • Has a strong sense of ownership in every application they build


  • BS in Computer Science or related area, or relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in software development with at least 3 years in object-oriented programming (e.g., Java or C++)
  • Deep background in geographic information systems
  • Significant experience with large scale, high performance systems.
  • Experience building solutions for high traffic web sites a plus

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