Full-Time

Senior Software Engineer

Full-stack, Sf

Posted on 6/8/2024

Academia

Academia

201-500 employees

Access to academic papers and research tools

Data & Analytics
Education

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
JavaScript
React.js
Data Structures & Algorithms
Ruby
TypeScript
REST APIs
Requirements
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Experience scaling web applications to handle an increasing user base into the millions
  • Proficiency in Ruby, Python, or Node.js+Javascript or Node.js+Typescript
  • Strong understanding of databases and Rest API/back-end coding
  • Web Front-end coding experience with JavaScript, Typescript, React.js
  • Knowledge of common data structures and algorithms
  • Willingness to learn new languages and technologies
  • Good coding habits
Responsibilities
  • Designing and building systems and web applications
  • Creating a fast and scalable peer review system
  • Developing services to help academic authors understand the impact of their scholarship
  • Implementing algorithmic approaches to identification of academic content
  • Building a paper recommendation engine
  • Improving Search Engine Optimizations

Academia.edu offers access to a vast repository of over 47 million academic papers and provides advanced research discovery tools, including full-text search capabilities, to streamline the discovery of relevant research.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$77.8M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2008

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

30%

1 year growth

46%

2 year growth

62%
INACTIVE