Search Engine Specialist- Solr/Lucene/Elastic search

Silver People
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 7-12 years
  • 31 Mar 2015

  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services, Internet/ ECommerce
Job Description

Silverpeople is recruiting Technical Leads/developers for one of it's valuable client. The client is one of the fashion retail majors in India.

Our client, based out of Bangalore, is looking for smart team oriented people who can get things done and entrepreneurs who have passion and drive to do something exhilarating and incredible. You will be expected to wear multiple hats with fair amount of discretion and control.

If you enjoy working in an environment where creativity has no boundaries, where things move at speed, you are welcome to join the team.

Earlier experience of working with start-ups is a bonus.

About Role: Search Engine Specialist

Location: Bangalore

Reporting to: Head Product Engineering

Job Description:

- Create Proof of Concepts for validating search engine features.

- Provide technical leadership and subject matter expertise on search engine tuning with various search strategies in the developed data sets.

- Expertise in search and indexing in web applications, using Lucene / Solr / Elasticsearch.

- Formulate recommendations based on scientific results for developers to tune the application for optimal performance.

- Work with front and back end developers as well as data and analytical teams to formulate incoming data types to enable higher quality search results.

- Engineer automated techniques and processes for the bulk indexing of large-scale data sets residing in database or un-indexed systems using Hadoop, etc.

- Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.

- Proficiency in a scripting language such as PHP, JavaScript, etc.

- Experience in various databases and storages like MySQL, Hadoop, etc.

Must haves:

- 7+ years- experience with 3-4 years in elastic search

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline

- Experienced in development using PHP, MySQL, Linux, Clustering, Amazon

- A strong understanding of Data analytics, algorithms, and large data structures

- Experienced in architectural design and resource planning for scaling Solr/Lucene capabilities

- Able to do quick evaluation of tools for POC and provide demos

Salary: based on experience, not a constraint for right candidates

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