Senior Frontend Engineer - Search Platform

Algolia

Algolia was built to help users deliver an intuitive search-as-you-type experience on their websites and mobile apps. We provide a search API used by thousands of customers in more than 100 countries. Billions of search queries are answered every month thanks to the code we push every day into production.

We are looking for a Senior Front-end Engineer to grow our Search Platform team on the East Coast. It is an autonomous product entity with a clear mission: Empower search owners to implement, configure and manage the best search configuration for their use case and see its impact on their business. Team members have different skill sets, covering the full stack of our search offering, from the Core Search Engine to the front-end Dashboard and Analytics of our customers. Your experience, your knowledge and your perspective will add value to this diversity, and help the team deliver products that make a difference.

Your Role Will Consist Of:

  • Architecture, design and develop on the search scope of Algolia’s Internal and public Dashboard
  • Take ownership, research, explore and deliver world class experiences
  • Drive improvement of the search and discovery experience
  • Be a technical mentor and help the team grow
  • Help define engineering best practices and processes

You Might Be A Fit If You Have:

  • Good knowledge of JavaScript (ES5, ES6), TypeScript, the DOM, HTML, CSS
  • Experience with at least one of the following frameworks: React, Angular, Vue.js or Ember.js. We've invested heavily in React so it would be a plus.
  • Rigor in high code quality, automated testing, and other engineering best practices
  • You have an eye for great user experiences (UX) and UI design skills
  • You have experience with npm, Yarn, webpack, Rollup, Lerna
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills are required
  • Experience at our current stage and beyond ($50-200M ARR range, high growth, lots of change and building internal infrastructure).

Benefits

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Relocation support
  • Company Canteen (high standard)
  • Flexible work hours and flexible time off

Perks

  • Competitive pay and equity
  • Your choice of computer, phone, keyboard, headphones, you name it. Everything you need to be efficient
  • Coaching and sponsorship to participate and speak at leading industry conferences
  • Ongoing professional education opportunities through internal & external workshops, including public speaking, language learning (English/French)
  • Fun: we spend time together — team building, socializing and making tools that encourage getting to know teammates across offices and continents.
  • Charitable contribution matching
  • Unique referral rewards program: refer a candidate, and we’ll donate to your charity of choice
  • Fully stocked kitchens
  • Team workouts
  • Meals & happy hours

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.

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 algolia.com.

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Posted

  • November 23

Location

  • Remote - Americas

Job Type

  • Full-Time

Please let Algolia know you found this position on Remotely We Code as a way to support us.