Search and Relevance Engineer

Search and Relevance Engineer

What you'll do at

As a Search & Relevance Engineer on the Sam's Club Search Team, your mission is to design, build, and scale a world class search engine that will delight our tens of millions of Sam's Club members. Every month millions of visitors trust the Sam's club app and Samsclub.com to find exciting products and an incredible value. Your job is to make their lives simple by helping them find the products they want, when they want them. Your primary responsibilities include:
• Deliver the most relevant and reliable search experience by bringing together the best search algorithms, search technologies, and search infrastructure.
• Develop search technologies for one of the largest retailers on planet earth
• Implement and scale the Sam's Club search engine to serve our millions of visitors

Other responsibilities:
  • Assist in providing guidance to small groups of two to three engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Manage small to large-sized complex projects
  • Model compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Participate in the discovery phase of small to medium-sized projects to come up with high level design
  • Provide and support the implementation of business solutions
  • Provide support to the business
  • Troubleshoot business and production issues

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Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years experience building scalable ecommerce applications or mobile software

Preferred Qualifications

• 2+ years developing software
• Java experience is preferred
• Experience with Elasticsearch or Apache Solr is preferred
• Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc. is preferred

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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