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AlphaSights // knowledge search
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2020
 
   
 
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This is a predominantly remote role. Minimal in-office working time may be required when our offices re-open. 

At AlphaSights, we search through more than 500 million professionals working in the world today to find the small handful of experts qualified to answer our clients' needs. They use these insights to drive amazing progress within their organizations. Our mission is to provide access to dispersed, hidden, & underutilized knowledge. Weve made terrific progress working in this new space, but weve only just scratched the surface on how we can apply technology to this problem.

As a senior full stack engineer on our Search & Discovery team, you will enable the next generation of our discovery experience by building ambitious web applications, on the edge of what is possible. You'll work closely with users, engineers, product, & designers to arrive at the best solution, immediately see the impact of your work, & get feedback directly from users. We're looking for people who are interested in building software systems to an incredibly high standard, comfortable working across multiple languages, & learning new technologies as needed.

You will:

  • Write high quality code in both a high level backend language (Kotlin, Ruby, etc) & modern front end framework (React)
  • Work with a team of full stack & front end engineers to build our next generation search experience
  • Be responsible for the design & implementation of one or more technical areas

You might be a fit if you:

  • Have 5+ years of industry experience
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative environment
  • Possess strong architectural experience

Bonus points if you: 

  • Have worked with message broker technology (rabbitmq, zeromq)
  • Enjoy SQL database optimisation
  • Are knowledgeable about Unix/systems
  • Have a Computer Science degree (or equivalent)

We believe a broad spectrum of experience provides a great perspective on solving problems in new & innovative ways. If your background doesn't check all the boxes above, but you are passionate about front end engineering, wed still love to hear from you.

About AlphaSights:

AlphaSights is a leading global industry research platform. We leverage proprietary knowledge search technology powered by machine learning, natural language processing & data science to connect decision makers to globally distributed knowledge faster than ever before. Professionals at investment firms, consultancies, corporations & non-profits 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. AlphaSights has been consistently profitable since 2010, is internally (not VC/PE) funded & pursues a strategy of ambitious long-term growth.

Find out more: http://engineering.alphasights.com

 
 
 
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