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Software Engineer (Search)

Redwood City, California, United States
June 16, 2019


This is a direct-client opening for a Software Engineer (Search) located in Redwood City, CA. This is a full-time position and the client is looking to fill this position ASAP. The salary is in the 140-180K range.

Position Overview:

We're looking for highly motivated individuals for an engineering position our core development team. As part of a fast paced organization, this position requires that the candidate be able to work closely with product management, business development, site operations, and quality assurance. The candidate is expected to be a self-starter, a team player, and a strong driver for results and continuous improvement. We're looking for superstar software engineers with a (1) profound passion to innovate, (2) who are motivated by tackling great technological challenges, (3) who want to work beside those just as passionate, and (4) are itching to do the best work of their lives.


Develop and operate search software including indexing, query parsing, algorithms on all of our search servers.

Scale the search server clusters to accommodate the increasing traffic by performance tuning.

Required Skills:

Top-notch analytical and problem solving skills.

Strong of Lucene, ElasticSearch or SOLR.

Strong Java/C#, or other modern OO programming language skills.

Strong production debugging and performance tuning skills.

Knowledge of SQL and multi-tier server technologies.

Experience building any facet of large-scale websites a big plus.

Education Requirement

Bachelor of Science or above in Computer Science or a related field.

Please complete the below skills-matrix and send back with your most updated resume

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