Engineering Manager

Alphasense New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

About AlphaSense

AlphaSense provides a revolutionary search engine for knowledge professionals.

Our mission is to curate and summarize the world's business knowledge, including the vast high-value content sets that traditional web search engines cannot reach. Our users can rapidly discover key data points & relationships while tracking impactful real-time events with intelligent, automated alerts.

Our 1000+ clients include many of the world's largest investment & advisory firms, global banks & Fortune 500 corporations - helping our users become dramatically more productive & gain an information edge by discovering critical data points & trends that others miss.

The Role:

We are seeking a quality driven and creative Engineering Manager to lead a team of 4 (and growing), focusing on delivery and enhancements for a state-of-the-art user interface and platform stability for our world class AI powered search engine. This role will involve hands on contributions to the React/Node UI development, as well as oversight of the platform development team. The perfect candidate will have the ability to be a Player Coach, leading by example, with sound computer science fundamentals focusing on scalability.


  • A BS/MS degree in a relevant technical discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology is highly desired, but equivalent experience may be considered as well.

  • A minimum of two years experience leading a Full Stack Engineering team (preferably in a startup environment) required.

  • A minimum of two years of professional development with React & Node required, bonus points for Java.

  • Strong understanding of programming language methodologies and functional programming in particular.

  • Good grasp of modern Javascript, and toolchains and best practices.

  • Experience in building robust highly scalable backend APIs with NodeJS.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to create features with little guidance in small teams and independently.

  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, debugging and analytical skills

  • Experience with iterative Agile methodology and use of tools like JIRA, Confluence, Git

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