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: Backend Engineer
Search Studio
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
BigQuery
Google Cloud Platform
Postgres
Redis
SQL
Terraform
Kubernetes
Python
Writing
Go
Requirements
  • GRIT - Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment
  • TRUST - Willingness to trust our co-workers and to take ownership
  • CANDOR - Ability to receive and give constructive feedback
  • CARE - Genuine care about other team members, our clients and the decisions we make in the company
  • HUMILITY - Aptitude for learning from others, putting ego aside
Responsibilities
  • Dynamic Re-Ranking: Help customers optimize their business KPIs by re-ranking search results on the fly based on past user interactions
  • Query Categorization: Develop and maintain the feature to improve the end user search & navigation experiences of the customers implementations
  • Query Suggestions: Help users quickly find what they are looking for by suggesting relevant queries “as they type”
  • Dynamic Synonyms Suggestions: Generate synonyms for our customers so that end users will always connect with what they were looking for
  • AB Testing: Help customers evaluate the impact of our features and search relevance tweaks
  • Contributing to the design, development, and ultimately operation of the Guided Relevance features at scale
  • Making robust & maintainable contributions to the codebases of the systems
  • Sharing with the team your experience on software engineering, testing, and deployment
  • Participating in defining the future of the automated relevance in the Search engine
Desired Qualifications
  • Are able to make autonomous decisions for which you will take ownership
  • Are a team player
  • Have experience working with high traffic APIs and pipelines, and experience manipulating big datasets
  • Preference for candidates with experience at our current stage and beyond (over 10,000 customers, $50-200M ARR range, high growth, lots of change and building internal infrastructure)
  • Familiarity with Go and/or Python languages
  • Experience with GCP, Terraform, Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL, BigQuery, PostgreSQL)
Algolia

201-500 employees

Company mission
Algolia is a computer software platform that specializes in providing developer tools, API, SaaS, and e-Commerce.