AlphaSense is seeking smart, innovative, and ambitious technology and financial services professionals to join its global team.

Full Stack Developer

Location: Helsinki, Finland

AlphaSense Oy is a search technology company serving the global financial and corporate markets, ranked as the fastest growing technology company in Finland by Deloitte. We have developed a revolutionary semantic search engine that solves the information overload problem for investors and market research professionals. Our product combines breakthrough innovations in search technology, natural language processing and Big Data distributed computing, built by the company’s technology team in Finland. AlphaSense has over 700 corporate customers worldwide. To support its growth, AlphaSense is hiring experienced, capable and energetic software development professionals to join its Helsinki team based in Ruoholahti. A competitive salary and bonus together with stock options are offered to all selected candidates.

We are seeking a quality driven and creative Full Stack Developer to contribute to delivering and enhancing a state-of-the-art user interface for our semantic search engine.

Job description:

You will join our full stack development team to deliver an engaging, user-friendly analytical mobile search engine interface for Investment Research Professionals. The perfect candidate will be a JavaScript Web developer, with expertise and fluency in JavaScript, JSON, CSS and html5.

  • 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 of UI development with JavaScript required
  • Strong understanding of programming language methodologies and functional programming in particular
  • Good grasp of modern Javascript, and toolchains and best practices
  • Experience in creating non-trivial web applications from scratch with modern tools such as ReactJS, AngularJS or similar
  • 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