Software Engineer - Search

The Internet Archive is looking for a software engineer to join the infrastructure team focused on search.

You will be a core developer on the infrastructure upon which (a Top 250 website) operates, responsible for building, imagining and iterating the backend technologies which are used to produce the website. This is a rare opportunity to become a critical member of a small team making a huge impact in the world.

At the Internet Archive, we believe that access to knowledge is a fundamental human right. We are building a digital library of everything, which anyone can upload to for free. We provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public. In the Wayback Machine, we've saved over 330 billion web pages. We protect our users' privacy and provide special access to books for the print-disabled. A million people visit every day. 5 million people contact our infrastructure over the internet every day.

Our headquarters are located in San Francisco, and there we host public forums, art exhibitions, performances, film screenings, and other community events. However, our 150+ employees span the globe.

Benefits & Perks:

The Internet Archive is a remote-first workplace and provides a comprehensive benefits package including: PTO, paid holidays, and medical benefits. Depending on where you live, we also provide these additional benefits: dental, vision, health savings accounts, flex spending accounts, commuter benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability and retirement programs.

At the Internet Archive, we believe we do our best work when our employees bring together diverse ideas. Members of all groups underrepresented in the tech industry and library world are strongly encouraged to apply. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.The Internet Archive is a non-profit library, headquartered in San Francisco, with an ambitious mission: to provide universal access to all knowledge -- the books, web pages, audio, television and software of our shared human culture. Our engineers, archivists, librarians, and team members have built one of the top 300 websites in the world, The Internet Archive digitizes 1000 books a day and collects a hundred million web pages a week. In its 25 plus years, it has built one of the largest digital libraries in the world by working with hundreds of national and international libraries, archives, museums, universities, and non-profits.