SOLR/Search Expert (253801)

Job Description

Position Overview:

We are looking for a senior engineer with deep technical knowledge of Search domain and experience working with SOLR search engine to build enterprise grade search solutions at scale. Experience working on SOLR or Lucene opensource code stack with past record of contributions to SOLR or Lucene is highly desired.

Key focus of this position is to enhance and optimize the integration of SOLR search engine with enterprise applications. This would include integration architecture, ETL, optimizations to Search query performance, schema design and implementation of SOLR customizations and extensions to address various application needs.

  • Design and implement improvements to SOLR deployment, usage, performance and security aspects
  • Implement SOLR extensions on top of SOLR or Lucene stack
  • Work closely with architecture team to transform the solution architecture of search platform components.
  • Serve as a technical lead and technical domain expert
  • Design, develop, modify, and implement software programs for products
  • Provide innovative solutions to problems in the area of search
  • Implement code, code reviews, and software integration. Ensure that resultant deliverable is consistent with design
  • Maintain and support current software modules
  • Ensure that appropriate code reviews and unit tests are performed
  • Communicate and consult with other developers and stakeholders
  • Research - Maintain technical expertise in area of specialty by following technical advances in industry and academia
  • Perform research to determine possible technical solutions to long-term technical issues
  • Develop new ideas.
 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:
  • Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or related areas
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in developing enterprise grade software solutions
  • 5+ years of deep technical knowledge of search domain and SOLR stack 
  • 5+ years developing enterprise search solutions using SOLR
  • 5+ years of software development experience using C++ or Java
  • 3+ years of experience building enterprise grade applications using modern architectural patterns such as microservices
  • 3+ years of experience in a technical lead or architect role
  • Good knowledge of data structures and algorithms for handling data at scale
  • Good knowledge in building RESTful APIs and object/service oriented architectures
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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