We're looking for a Software Engineer to help us fundamentally change the way developers are implementing search. Your goal is to design, architecture & implement integrations of Algolia into various frameworks & platforms. We want you to build state of the art libraries used by millions of users using our search engine. You should be comfortable with autonomy and ownership of large areas of the product.
Are you a resilient problem solver who isn't afraid to think outside the box and get their hands dirty? We expect you to take ownership of your projects, and be able to execute without defined processes nor explicit direction. We're looking for candidates who raise the level of our teams. You should value and practice transparency, have the humility to accept your weaknesses and continuously strive to improve both personally and professionally.
Are you ready for the challenge?

Your role will consist of:

  • Take ownership on our Shopify (Ruby on Rails), Zendesk (Ruby) integrations
  • Design, architecture & implement integrations of Algolia into various frameworks & platforms
  • Build clean and scalable libraries
  • Help design the JavaScript-based search UI/UX
  • You might be a fit if you have:

  • 2+ years of web development experience (Ruby on Rails and Javascript)
  • Rigor in high code quality, automated testing, and other engineering best practices
  • Great oral and written communication in English
  • Experience with Git
  • NICE TO HAVE:

  • Practical knowledge of shell scripting
  • Experience with developing for Shopify
  • Experience with working in a very fast-paced and continuously changing environment
  • Experience with working in an open-source environment
  • We’re looking for someone who can live our values:

  • 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.
  • Benefits

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance 
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Relocation support
  • Company Canteen (high standard)
  • Flexible work hours and unlimited 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
  • Corporate flats available for the first months of relocation and when you travel to different offices
  • Fully stocked kitchens
  • Team workouts
  • Meals & happy hours
  • Message from your future coworkers: you will work with a team of four developers: @jerskouille, @JanPetr, and @julienbourdeau. We are part of the enablement squad responsible of the development of all our integrations to provide Algolia's power to more users!