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London    Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
 
   
 
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About AlphaSights

AlphaSights is a leading global industry research platform. We leverage proprietary knowledge search technology powered by the latest in machine learning, natural language processing, data science, & software engineering to connect decision makers to globally distributed knowledge faster than ever before. Professionals at investment firms, consultancies, corporations & nonprofits rely on us to connect them seamlessly with knowledgeable domain experts who help enhance their thinking, inform critical decisions & propel their business forward. Founded in 2008, AlphaSights currently employs nearly 1,000 professionals in nine offices around the globe & regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world.

The role:

An engineering team lead within one of AlphaSights innovation areas, working in close partnership with innovation area specialists, product, design, data, & other software engineers to drive technical innovation. Our innovation areas in London span a range of subjects, from Finance & Analytics to User Engagement, & well be more than happy to go through them in detail as part of the interview process.

What youll do:

As an engineering team lead, you will be responsible for defining technical direction, & providing technical mentorship & guidance to other members of the team.

You will be focussed on the technical planning, quality of work, productivity & striving to increase the impact of the teams work, with the expectation that up to 50% of your time will be spent programming.

As a lead, you will be empowered to make independent decisions for the team & will learn how to handle complex management & leadership situations.

Who you are: 

  • Skilled, humble, driven, transparent 
  • An experienced software engineer looking to level up in their career
  • Likely to have been working as an software engineer for 5+ years
  • Expert in at least one software programming language
    • Doesnt have to be in our tech stack
  • Independent learner, with track record of teaching/mentoring other engineers 
  • Great communicator
  • Solid understanding of modern software engineering practices
    • Continuous delivery
    • Cloud technology
    • Testing approaches
    • Functional programming

Tech stack (previous experience not required):

  • Kotlin (new services), Ruby, Python (for data processing) are officially supported back end languages
  • React is officially supported on the front end language
  • Our software is hosted on AWS
  • Kubernetes is used for application deployment, scaling, & management
  • Continuous Integration
    • CircleCI, Spinnaker, ECR

Learn more about Tech at AlphaSights in this video & through our engineering website

 
 
 
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