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We are looking for Backend Software Engineers for our Natural Language Processing team, a multidisciplinary group that uses machine learning to develop a sophisticated AI for text parsing and job-candidate recommendation. You will be responsible for developing the systems used to push our efforts forward in the fields of semantic search and résumé parsing, as well as our recommendations tool.

Your challenges and objectives:

  • Achieve in-depth knowledge of our platform by understanding the complex interaction of a wide range of areas and services, from network layer to final user.
  • Develop sophisticated products with high-availability, performance, and concurrency in mind.
  • Keep a global view of our models and systems to identify opportunities for improvement and anticipate future challenges.
  • Promote and apply best practices during the entire development process, from the very early stages of technical analysis and solutions design, to monitoring in production.

Your day-to-day activities:

  • Develop and implement our tools and systems.
  • Contribute to team discussions and propose new topics.
  • Analyze existing code and perform refactors to improve code quality.
  • Perform code review.
  • Detect and fix problems in production environments.
  • Contribute to the best practices of development, reliability, and availability of our systems.

About you:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Senior software developer, focused on backend.
  • Excellent analytical/troubleshooting skills.
  • Expertise in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis.
  • Extensive experience with Elasticsearch, including implementing search solutions in production environments and optimizing clusters for efficient processing of large volumes of data.
  • Fluent in Java or PHP.
  • Driven with the ability to independently take on projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous DevOps experience will be highly valued.
  • Python is a plus.

About us:

Avature is a market leading enterprise SaaS Solution provider for global talent acquisition and talent management. We have a strong commitment to high quality engineering and customer service and are recognized innovators in the very large company market. We currently work with over 650 companies worldwide, including 110 of the Fortune 500, all of the Big Four consulting firms, the largest banks and manufacturers in the world, and five governments.

We design, build, implement, and support our product ourselves. With 26 releases a year and a strong commitment to innovation and quality engineering, our private cloud platform has become the product choice for the very large global organization.

At Avature, we value opportunities to learn and grow within a dynamic, creative, and collaborative environment. We encourage autonomy and empower our people to approach challenges innovatively while bringing their unique perspective to the table. We offer a career development program that supports continuous learning and thoughtful leadership, and that meaningfully impacts each individual’s professional trajectory.

What we offer:

  • A fast-paced, energetic, and engaging environment.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Work remotely or come by the office as much as you want.
  • Four salary reviews per year.
  • Option to earn part of your salary in US dollars.
  • Three weeks vacations from the first year.
  • Four weeks paternity leave.
  • OSDE 310 health coverage (family plan).
  • Four days a year to attend events related to professional development.
  • End of year week off (December 26 to 31).
  • Internet service expenses.
  • Birthdays off.
An organizational culture that empowers everyone to be themselves is key to thrive in business, but more importantly, it is a pathway for creating a more equitable society. Avature fosters a diverse and inclusive environment and celebrates that each unique person brings something different to our team. We are committed to considering all qualified applicants equally and to promoting equal opportunities within our organization.

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