Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Compensation Summary

Base Salary + Equity. Base range: $160,000 - $240,000

Tech Stack

Sidekiq Jenkins Terraform AWS Redis RSpec Ruby on Rails PostgreSQL Chromatic Jest Elasticsearch Storybook Ansible React Typescript CircleCI

Contacts

yuri

yuri@academia.edu

Description

We are Academia.edu. Our mission is to accelerate and democratize the world's research because scientific discovery is based on it, and scientific discovery benefits everyone. With over 180M free registered users and nearly half of the world’s academics using our platform every month, we are in a unique position to disrupt the $25B academic publishing industry. Our users range from researchers, academics, industry professionals and college students, with over 300,000 paying premium subscribers, contributing to a doubling in revenue over the last four years. Our Stack: - Ruby on Rails, Sidekiq - PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch - React + Typescript - RSpec, Chromatic, Jest, Storybook - CircleCI, Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform - AWS ecosystem (EC2, S3, RDS, Redshift, many others) - You don’t need to know any or all of these, but must be willing to learn! What you’ll work on You'll be designing and building systems to make our user base more productive on our platform. Here are some things that we are currently working on: - A fast and scalable peer review system that identifies and distributes high-quality academic works - Services that help academic authors understand the impact of their scholarship via text parsing and computation of bibliometrics - Algorithmic approaches to identification of academic content and disambiguation of authorships in order to make every paper ever written available for free - A paper recommendation engine that helps users discover the most relevant research - Search Engine Optimizations to improve the discoverability of our corpus of 50M+ PDFs

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