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Alphasights Inc.

The world's knowledge partner.

  • Founded 2008
  • 201-500 Employees
  • 16-30 Engineers
  • Platform

About Alphasights Inc.

About AlphaSights

Beginning in 2008, we have pioneered a faster, better way for professionals to access highly specific business knowledge. We do so by connecting decision-makers at the world’s top private equity firms, hedge funds, strategy consultancies and corporations with industry practitioners who possess the exact frontline knowledge needed. For more information about our business model, visit https://www.alphasights.com/careers/what-we-do.

About Our Software Engineering Team

In a business that recognizes usable software is critical to success, our software engineering team builds innovative and intuitive products that supercharge our employees in their everyday work. From telephony and payment systems to project management solutions, we optimize, automate, and power AlphaSights.

We practice test driven development, continuous integration & deployment, and pair programming. We constantly improve our processes and workflows to ensure we maximize efficiency, quality, and developer happiness. Constant learning and self improvement is fundamental to our team’s culture. We use a modern stack: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Elixir and Postgres. For more information about our team, how we build, our projects, our tech stack, and our benefits, visit http://engineering.alphasights.com/.

How We Work

Test Driven Development.
We write unit, feature and automated acceptance tests.

Continuous Integration.
We run our full test suite against every commit as soon as it is pushed.

Continuous Deployment.
We deploy to production several times per day. Our integration server gives us confidence nothing is broken.

Bi-weekly iterations.
We work in regular sprints using well formed user stories.

Data Driven.
We use metrics to guide us in defining our UX and validating features once they are live.

Peer Review.
We encourage pair programming and all code is peer reviewed before it is merged.

Our Favorite Benefits

Immediate Impact.
Expect to deploy to production from day one and take on a lot of responsibility quickly.

Your Work Matters.
Our business is built on a foundation of software. You’ll make a lot of decisions that influence the future of AlphaSights.

Amazing People.
We are an international company with a fantastic mix of entrepreneurship, technical know-how and leadership.

Education.
We have an annual conference budget, a monthly book club and weekly in-house developer talks.

Social Events.
Whether it’s going on a company retreat to Ibiza, running a marathon in Nice or camel riding in Morocco, there’s always something going on.

We're Hackers.
We use 10% of our time to develop ourselves, our team, improve our tools and infrastructure and further our company in creative and innovative ways.

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Tech Stack
  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres
  • Ember
  • React
  • Elixir

Perks
  • Immediate Impact
  • Your Work Matters
  • Amazing People
  • Education
  • Social Events
  • Hack Days