Software Engineer - Voice Search

Paris, France


Ruby HTML JavaScript CSS Python

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Algolia was built to help users deliver an intuitive search-as-you-type experience on their websites and mobile apps. We provide a search API used by thousands of customers in more than 100 countries. Billions of search queries are answered every month thanks to the code we push every day into production.

Algolia is looking for a fullstack software engineer to build experiments, demos, and labs that demonstrate the future of search. You will primarily focus on the conversational and voice search experience, but your work will demonstrate all that’s new in search capabilities in interactions. In this position, you’ll be working closely with the Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Solutions Teams.

Your role will consist of:

  • Creating front-end demos that showcase Algolia’s capabilities and new features : you can see some previous examples here, here, and here
  • Building APIs for our labs that enable developers to test out the possible future direction of Algolia
  • Work with internal teams to understand what they want to test or showcase

You might be a fit if you have:

  • Strong front-end development experience (all of HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Back-end experience, in JavaScript, Python, or Ruby
  • Rigor in code quality and other engineering best practices
  • Strong visual and UX design aptitude and interest in latest web trends
  • Ability to make independent decisions and take ownership for them
  • Great oral and written communication in English
  • Skills to balance “getting it done” with building a sustainable project

Nice to have experience with:

  • APIs, either as a creator or consumer
  • Voice interactions
  • Search

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.


  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Relocation support
  • Company Canteen (high standard)
  • Flexible work hours and unlimited time off


  • Competitive pay and equity
  • 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

Algolia helps businesses across industries quickly create relevant, scalable, and lightning fast search and discovery experiences.