Senior Frontend Engineer - Search Studio

Algolia (View all Jobs)

Paris, France

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Interview Process

1. Take-home project 2. Onsite discussions and presentation

Programming Languages Mentioned

JavaScript


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. 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. 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!

 

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, Austin, and Bucharest. https://www.algolia.com/about/

ABOUT US:

Algolia prides itself on being a pioneer and market leader offering an AI-powered, API-First Search & Discovery platform that empowers 12,000+ businesses to compose customer experiences at internet scale that predict what their users want with blazing fast search and web browse experience. Algolia powers more than 30 billion search requests a week – four times more than Microsoft Bing, Yahoo, Baidu, Yandex and DuckDuckGo combined.

Algolia is part of a cadre of innovative new companies that are driving the next generation of software development, creating APIs that make developers’ lives easier; solutions that are better than building from scratch and better than having to tweak monolithic SaaS solutions.

In 2021, the company closed $150 million in series D funding and quadrupled its post-money valuation of $2.25 billion. Being well capitalized enables Algolia to continue to invest in its market leading platform, to better serve its thousands of customers–including Under Armor, Petsmart, Stripe, Gymshark, and Walgreens, to name just a few. 

The team is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Paris, London, New York, Austin, Atlanta, and Bucharest. 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!

Please mention No Whiteboard if you apply!
I'm a one-man team looking to improve tech interviews, and could use any support! 😄


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