The Algolia Channel Solutions Engineering Team plays a vital role in enabling Algolia partners to bring joint solutions to market and fuel Algolia’s partner-led growth (PLG).

The Lead Channel Solution Engineer is the technical lead that assists PAMs, OEM ISVs, and AEs to drive PLG.  You will be involved early in the evangelizing, onboarding, and supporting of strategic System Integrators, Independent Software Vendors, and Cloud Service Providers, working both at the solution and the go-to-market strategy levels.  Driving this awareness of and implementation of these solutions across Engineering, Marketing, Alliance, and Revenue teams is also an important and company-strategic aspect of the role. 

As a Channel Solutions Engineer, your job will require not only technical mastery of Algolia's suite of offerings, but also the ability to communicate solution benefits and the importance of synergy with partners as an ecosystem. This is a highly autonomous role in which no one day will be the same as the last.

Your Role Will Consist Of:

  • Act as the technical resource enabling new ISV and SI partners to enter into the Algolia ecosystem, and provide ongoing technical presales support for the initial stages of strategic leads and opportunities raised by partners.
  • To assist in the most strategic opportunities that are partner influenced or sourced, to drive revenue closure and repeatable growth.
  • Enable bi directional communication between partners and our internal teams  based on additional product capabilities, implementation feedback, integration architectures, and product changes.
  • Contribute to processes, documentation, and tooling to ensure the team can scale efficiently.
  • Coordinate with the Partner Engineering team to provide architectural support on new integrations.
  • Enable the design of new architectures and solutions by SI and ISV that partners bring to the market.

You Might Be A Fit If You Have:

  • 5+ years professional experience as an Architect or Engineer
  • Proficient in Javascript and at least one back-end language; willingness to dive into and potentially learn additional languages as needs arise
  • 3+ years experience in a client-facing or education role
  • Excellent written and oral English skills
  • Ability to travel

Nice to Have:

  • Prior experience working for a digital agency, systems integrator, or other channel technical consulting role
  • Prior experience in education or public speaking
  • Knowledge of UX / UI design and an understanding of common tools (Sketch, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Background in the search industry
  • Computer Science Degree
  • Experience in Develop Operations or IT Service Management
  • Experience at our current stage and beyond ($50-200M ARR range, high growth, lots of change and building internal infrastructure).

WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO CAN LIVE OUR VALUES:

  • GRIT - Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment.
  • TRUST - Willingness to trust our co-workers and to take ownership.
  • CANDOR - Ability to receive and give constructive feedback.
  • CARE - Genuine care about other team members, our clients and the decisions we make in the company.
  • HUMILITY - Aptitude for learning from others, putting ego aside.
 
 

 

REMOTE STRATEGY:

Algolia’s workplace strategy, Hybrid Remote, is designed to harness the power of the opportunities that remote work offers both employees and the company, while also providing an engaging in-office experience for the times when an employee is in an office. Our workplace approach reflects the belief that an employee’s impact, contribution, and output are more important than their physical location.

The majority of employees will be able to choose if, and when, they come into an office on a regular basis. There will be times when our people are asked to come into an office for “moments that matter:” activities like critical planning meetings and team social gatherings.  Beyond those events, 80% of our workforce may choose the location from where they work in the country in which they were hired.

We have physical offices in San Francisco, NYC, Atlanta, Paris, London, Bucharest, and we will be opening a small office in Austin soon. https://www.algolia.com/about/

ABOUT US:

Millions of developers around the world use Algolia to unleash the power of search across their digital properties. They use Algolia because we are API-first. We unlock incredible flexibility. We build blazing fast speed into our APIs. We do this because we know developers want to build cool things and innovate. Under Armour, Lacoste, Birchbox, Stripe, Slack, Medium, Zendesk and 10,000+ other companies use Algolia to build not just great search, but search that converts at higher rates because of the relevancy. We help their customers find the right goods, offers, and content really quickly. So quickly, in fact, that they don’t go anywhere else. Algolia helps businesses build and optimize the search and discovery experience resulting in significantly enhanced online engagement, increased conversion rates and enriched lifetime value that generates profitable growth. Today, Algolia powers 1.5 Trillion searches a year – that’s 4 times more than Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, Baidu and Yandex combined. Our amazing technology is used by one in eight online users.

Founded in 2012, we're backed by $184M in funding from Accel Partners, Alven, DAG Ventures, Founders Circle, Owl Rock Capital, Point Nine Capital, SaaStr Fund, Salesforce Ventures, Storm Ventures and World Innovation Lab. The team is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Paris, London, Tokyo, New York, and Atlanta. To learn more, visit www.algolia.com.

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

We’re looking for talented, passionate people to build the world’s best search & discovery technology. As an ownership-driven company, we seek team members who thrive within an environment based on autonomy and diversity. We're committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace. We care about each other and the world around us, and embrace talented people regardless of their race, age, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, color, veteran status, disability and socioeconomic background.

READY TO APPLY?

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for building the world’s best search & discovery technology, we’d love to review your application!

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