About AlphaSense: 

AlphaSense provides an AI-powered business insights platform, used by the largest and fastest-growing firms globally. Our mission is to curate and semantically index the world’s financial and market research content, including the vast high-value content sets that traditional web search engines cannot reach. With 1000+ 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 Lead Engineer for the Search Team who wants to make a difference by expanding spectacular world-class AI-powered search engine capabilities, offering the best of FinTech research experience. You will take responsibility for leading the Core Search Technology evolution of our platform with a mission to ensure scalability, stability and extensibility of search at AlphaSense. 

As a perfect candidate you have held several development lead and architect roles, and you have a track record of building large scale search systems. 

Requirements: 

  • Higher education degree in a relevant technical discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology is highly desired
  • A minimum of five years of experience in software development
  • Experience in leading or mentoring distributed development teams considered a plus
  • Deep understanding of software architecture concepts including scalability, reliability and modularity
  • Experience of building flexible extensible APIs, preferably exposed to GraphQL
  • Track-record of promoting product improvements through managing technology initiatives at longer time scales
  • Knack at producing flexible and maintainable architecture
  • Experience with Java (or Kotlin) and Node.js for server side development;
  • Experience with JavaScript client side development is an advantage
  • Fluent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, and with strong organizational and investigative drive 

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