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Algolia is a search-as-a-service platform delivering digital experiences for companies.

Solutions Engineer - Paris

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At Algolia, we are passionate about helping developers & product teams connect their users with what matters most in milliseconds!

If you don't know Algolia yet, we've built our very own search engine designed to power engaging experiences, which we expose as an API. You may have used us without knowing it - we're now serving over 60B queries/month worldwide and the likes of Twitch, Medium, Weight Watchers and Stripe leverage our technology to power their search.
Algolia is an API - we're convinced that customer-facing engineers can and should be leading the charge of adoption as we scale the business globally. We need help with our next stage of growth. We are currently looking for engineers to join our revenue teams in Paris. 



YOUR ROLE WILL CONSIST OF:
* Find new and creative ways to leverage our API by combining an eye for business needs with technical feasibility - The Solutions Engineer drives the technical win by demonstrating what is possible, and inspire business stakeholders and developers.
* Partner closely with account executives to lead 5 and 6 figure annual contracts by understanding the needs, and mapping them to Algolia capabilities.
* Connect with software engineers, architects, business users and C-level executives to establish technical credibility, project feasibility and prove business cases.
* Work with our internal product and engineering teams to push our product to the limit and feedback on how it stands up in the field.
* Work on the forefront of one of the fastest growing SaaS businesses on the planet - new revenue is the life and blood of any business and if you've ever thought about creating a startup or expanding your network, this is an excellent opportunity to grow and learn in a way that goes far beyond just coding.

YOU MIGHT BE A FIT IF YOU HAVE:
* Strong desire to help people solve problems and an attention to detail
* Ability to work with cross-functional teams, clients, partners and market analysts
* Scripting experience in Python, JavaScript, PHP or other relevant languages
* Great oral and written English

NICE TO HAVE:
* Prior experience in technical selling
* Worked as a freelance, and dealt with customer-facing

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
* 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

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