Software Engineer

Full-timeSan Francisco, CA

We are hiring software engineers to join our core engineering team and work on our search platform and products that power hundreds of millions of queries a month.

What You Will Do
  • Build next-generation search products to help our customers effortlessly find the information they need
  • Write flexible systems to efficiently and quickly consume a multitude of datasets
  • Improve, maintain, and scale the Swiftype search platform
  • Create internal tools to help our sales and support teams guide our customers to success
Our Team Style
  • We are a small team of generalist engineers who work across the entire software stack
  • We work collaboratively to grow and learn together
  • We are not afraid of hard problems, but are pragmatic about what we spend time on
  • We deliver new functionality frequently and safely
Technologies We Use
  • Ruby, JRuby, and JavaScript
  • Rails, Resque, jQuery, React, and Redux
  • Lucene, MySQL, MongoDB, Kestrel, Hadoop+Hive, and Redis
  • Grafana+Graphite+StatsD, Nagios, Sentry, and New Relic
  • Nginx, Unicorn, Puma, and HAProxy
  • Chef, Jenkins, Slack, and Git
Required Skills
  • Excellent practical judgement. You should know how to effectively allocate your time when solving hard problems
  • Experience with or ability to learn the technologies we use
  • Ability to take complex product goals and efficiently deliver working software in logically consumable pieces
  • All our Software Engineers are on-site, so you must be willing to relocate to the Bay Area

If this sounds interesting, we would love to hear from you! Please include whatever info you believe is relevant: resume, GitHub profile, code samples, links to personal projects, etc.

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