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Backend Developer in Paris


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⚖️ Doctrine builds a legal research and analytics software for legal professionals, law firms, companies, and individuals to search through the law, manage their cases, and grow their business. Our vision is simple: advancing open justice around the world!

We're on a mission to connect legal professionals to data, information, news and insights, making law accessible and understandable. Our challenge is to offer the latest technologies in artificial intelligence through the most simple, efficient and well designed product to our customers, in a traditional industry. 👩🏼‍⚖️

We are looking for a passionate Backend Developer to join our talented Backend Team, excited about creating the very best products and growing with us. Backend Engineers are an essential part of Doctrine's Product Team. Working closely with Data Scientists, we implement all the real-time server-side code in NodeJS where the key goals are reliability (with a goal of less than 1 minute of downtime per month), security (to ensure confidentiality for lawyers), and low latency.


    • Write NodeJS controllers for AJAX API / dynamic HTML pages, using the ExpressJS mini-framework
    • Work with Data Scientists to help them prepare data in PostgreSQL tables adapted to fast real-time querying in the application
    • Work with Frontend Developers to create the APIs they need
    • Write optimized SQL queries in the NodeJS app to get the data
    • Write ElasticSearch queries in the NodeJS app to search the indexed data
    • Participate in code review
    • Discover the fascinating world of lawyers

Minimum qualifications

    • You have 2 years or more of industry experience working as a Backend Developer
    • You are aware of security risks faced by web applications and how to prevent them
    • You are fluent in English and have at least an intermediate level in French
    • You love to write high-quality code
    • You are interested in the challenge of a high-availability and high-reliability application
    • You know SQL
    • You are committed to building the best user experience

Bonus Points if...

    • You know NodeJS
    • You know Elasticsearch

Why you should apply:

• Ideal time to join Doctrine in terms of growth and opportunities 🚀
• Strong team spirit and company culture, we live our values at a daily basis
• Amazing team of hackers and hustlers
• Top notch learning environment - ongoing mentorship, weekly best practices sharing, library
• Cool and classy office in the heart of Paris (Métro Sentier)
• Regular feedback and compensation reviews - we cultivate the feedback culture and reward great work


• Lunch coupons (Lunch'R)
• Free coffee, tea, and fresh fruits 🍐
• IT equipment 🖥
• Referral bonuses
• Thursday beers🍻, monthly events with the team & a looot of breakfasts 🥐
• A great health insurance policy
• Competitive package, including stock options


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