Forward Deployed Engineer

Sourcegraph, San Francisco

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About the Company

From sustainable energy systems to self-driving cars, the groundbreaking innovations of the future will all rely on code. With so much software to write, developers desperately need a better way to access, understand, and collaborate on code — one that will finally free them from archaic software development tools and processes of today. 

At Sourcegraph, our aim is to build a better, smarter foundation for software development, one that will enable developers (and the companies that rely on them) to turn great ideas into groundbreaking technology at exhilarating speeds. Effectively, bringing the future sooner.

About the Team

Our team consists of talented, mature, collaborative, driven individuals who are attracted to the massive problem we are tackling. We work in an open environment that treats people in a first-class manner and provides them with ownership, responsibility, and autonomy.

About the Role

You will help build Sourcegraph, a multi-tier application (web, CLI, API, data stores) written primarily in React/JavaScript (frontend) and Go (backend). You will have the freedom to creatively solve various CS challenges while building products that are fundamental to the growth/success of the business. As a senior member of the team, you will help set the technical direction of various projects as well as lead/mentor other team members.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build multi-tier applications (web, CLI, API, data stores) written primarily in React/JavaScript (frontend) and Go (backend).
  • Combine usage metrics, user feedback, and intuition to plan product designs and improvements
  • Creating simple and performant APIs based on multiple underlying data sources

Required Skills

  • 1-3 years of industry experiences, with a track record of meeting deadlines and delivering high-quality products
  • CS Fundamentals
  • Experience leading projects/people, helping mentor more junior team members
  • Thorough understanding of compilers
  • UI Design experience
  • Experience in at least one of the following: JavaScript, CSS, React, Go
  • Experience working on medium-large code bases
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field

About Sourcegraph

Master Plan We believe code intelligence can help bring the future sooner. Our long-term vision is to make it so everyone, in every community, in every country, and in every industry can create products using the best technology. Here is what we are working on now to help this happen: Make basic code intelligence ubiquitous Make code review continuous and intelligent Increase the amount and quality of open-source code


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