About AlphaSense: 

AlphaSense provides an AI-based search engine for market intelligence, used by the largest and fastest-growing firms globally. Our mission is to curate and semantically index the world’s market and company information, including the vast high-value content sets that traditional web search engines cannot reach. With 1000+ enterprise clients, AlphaSense helps knowledge professionals become dramatically more productive, and gain an information edge by discovering critical data points and trends that others miss.  

 

The Role: 

We are seeking a passionate Software Engineer to help create the next big thing in data analysis and search solutions. 

You will join our team of world-class experts developing the AlphaSense platform. The team is right at the very core of what we do and responsible for implementing the cutting edge technology for scalable, distributed processing of crawling, searching and text processing functions.

The ideal candidate has strong Java skills accompanied by solid experience with working with cloud computing.

 

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implementation of APIs powering the AlphaSense applications
  • Developing scalable systems to extract, mark and manipulate desired portions for text from doc, pdf and html documents from the web or other sources
  • Improving the performance of search (SOLR/Lucene) and processing platform
  • Leveraging cloud computing resources (AWS) to optimally execute back-end processing

Candidate Requirements: 

Must Have

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline from IITs/NITs/BITS or other Tier I colleges.
  • Minimum 5 years of software development experience in Java and a strong hands-on experience in Java8.
  • Strong Object-Oriented skills (Analysis & Design) and fundamental C.S. skills (Data structures, algorithms, etc.).
  • Solid hands on experience in working in distributed and scalable application environments.
  • Solid hands on experience in multi-threading and concurrency
  • Experience with working on Microservices, GIT, Maven and Spring framework components such as spring boot, spring data etc. 
  • Experience building secure, complex, and scalable APIs, from design through deployment
  • Hands-on experience with testing frameworks such as Spock/JUnit, TestNG, Mockito
  • Hands-on experience with code quality frameworks/tools such as SonarQube, pmd, checkstyle etc.
  • Hands on experience on using  cache 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Nice to have

  • Working knowledge on Elasticsearch, REDIS, SOLR/Lucene, and cloud platforms such as AWS or GCP.
  • Working knowledge on NOSQL databases such as dynamodb
  • Experience with working on Gradle and Linux platforms, Dockers, K8s

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