Guru is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to help our customers find the knowledge they need to do their jobs through fast, relevant, context-aware, and trustworthy search. You will bring your strong background in information retrieval, including index design, search ranking, relevance tuning, query understanding, and personalization to a team of engineers and data scientists that is iteratively improving Guru’s search. Our team leverages AWS Elasticsearch service in a multi-tenant architecture. Powering the very best search experience in Guru will require three pillars: thoughtfulness about the UX, an iterative and data-driven approach to algorithm tuning, and infusion of advanced NLP and Machine Learning into search. You will be part of a diverse team working on all of the above. The possibilities are endless.
At Guru, your voice will be heard and respected. One of our core values is to “Learn and Grow” by reflecting on past projects to find opportunities to improve how we communicate and work more effectively as a team. We actively promote a healthy work-life balance especially during the global pandemic as we realize for many life and work are intertwined more than ever.
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Guru is a dynamic, fast growing start-up based in Philadelphia and San Francisco. Our mission is to reinvent the way people connect with meaningful information at work. Guru’s knowledge management solution provides customer-facing teams access to expert-verified information where they work and when they need it most. We believe in cultivating a welcoming, inclusive culture that encourages personal growth through working hard and having fun.
Launched in September 2015, our vision is backed by an amazing group of investors including FirstMark Capital, Salesforce, Michael Dell, the Slack Fund, Emergence Capital, Thrive Capital and Accel. As we enter the next exciting stage of expansion, we’re searching for passionate individuals to join our rapidly growing team.
This is a full-time position that can be Remote or based out of our Philadelphia or San Francisco offices. Re-location and/or Visa Sponsorship is not included in our hiring package. Applicants will need to be authorized to work in the US.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. All are welcome here. At Guru, being inclusive is very important to us. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification, veteran status or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation.