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At AlphaSights, we search through the more than 500 million professionals working around the world today to find the small handful of experts qualified to answer our clients’ needs. They use this knowledge to drive amazing progress within their organizations. Our mission is to provide access to dispersed, hidden and underutilized knowledge.
We have made great progress working on this new space, but there is still an incredible amount of work to be done. We have only scratched the surface on how we can apply technology to this problem. AlphaSights & # 39; Engineers create roles across our ecosystem of products and services, both internal and customer-facing.
As a principal backend engineer, you will create the next generation of our product suite to enhance the value we offer to our customers. It will improve the intelligence and capabilities of our systems, optimize workflows, eliminate pain points, develop reliable services, and create the capabilities that take us to the next level. Your work is important because our internal teams depend on our core technology to serve our customers on a daily basis. You’ll work closely with a variety of people in the business to come up with the best solution, immediately see the impact of your work, and get feedback directly from users.
Scale our Transcript offerings to serve all clients around the world
Create our next generation survey system
Accelerate our migration to a microservices architecture
Improve the performance of our applications
Improve developer tools and processes
Understand our business context in depth and take advantage of their engineering knowledge to propose creative solutions to problems.
Occasionally lead a small team to plan, prioritize, and deliver product launches.
Develop backend services in Kotlin
Dive into our legacy Ruby on Rails apps when needed
Have at least 7 years of professional experience and have worked as a technology leader for a specific application, product area or infrastructure.
Enjoy mentoring other team members, including code reviews and technical talks
You can balance deep work with cross-team collaboration
Constantly learn and mentor other engineers
See yourself as an entrepreneur and an engineer.
Advanced English skills
Great interest in working with a modern language like Kotlin to develop server-side APIs and services
Ideally, you have
Good experience with a JVM language (more than 3 years). Koltin and SpringBoot experience is a bonus
Worked as maintainer of Ruby / Rails applications
A good command of Postgres and Elasticsearch with a focus on performance.
Experience with RabbitMQ or similar messaging queuing systems
Familiarity with observation and monitoring tools.
A good understanding of distributed systems and their challenges.
Have a general understanding of Kubernetes and cloud infrastructure (AWS)
Basic knowledge of React
You will join a dynamic, multinational and diverse team that enjoys solving interesting problems in a collaborative environment
We have self-taught engineers, as well as graduates from the best Computer Science and Engineering schools.
Your co-workers will include motivated recent graduates, as well as experienced industry leaders from companies like Google and Amazon.
We believe that a broad spectrum of experience provides great insight into solving problems in new and innovative ways. If your experience doesn’t check all of the boxes above, but you are passionate about backend engineering, we’d love to hear from you.
AlphaSights is a world-leading industry research platform. We leverage proprietary knowledge search technology powered by machine learning, natural language processing, and data science to connect decision makers to globally distributed knowledge faster than ever. Professionals at investment firms, consulting firms, corporations, and nonprofits trust us to seamlessly connect them with domain experts to help them improve their thinking, inform critical decisions, and drive their business forward. Founded in 2008, AlphaSights currently employs nearly 1,000 professionals in nine offices around the world and is regularly ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in the world. AlphaSights has been consistently profitable since 2010, is funded internally (not VC / PE), and pursues an ambitious long-term growth strategy.
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