Staff Software Engineer, Backend, Search

Staff Software Engineer, Backend, Search

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 902429BR

What you'll do

• Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Software Engineering and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
• Leads proof-of-concept for medium to large initiatives; implements prototypes to validate ideas
• Designs and develops technical solutions for existing software products or for enhancements to new and future software releases
• Leads development of software requirements, understanding impact of architecture on overall solution.
• Performs root cause analysis and develops action plan and priorities for backlogs (identifying short- and long-term solutions); may lead implementation of plan.
• Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
• Be excited about making an immediate impact on a global scale
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Minimum Qualifications

5+ years of experience with building scalable, high performing and robust Java applications
• Extensive Java / JEE programming experience with a focus on server side components
• Extensive experience in developing Web applications; Experience with Spring framework
• Experience with open source search engines like solr, lucene or elastic search
• Experience with no-sql technologies like Couchbase, Cassandra or Hbase
• Experience with distributed publish-subscribe messaging system like Kafka
• Advanced scripting skills in at least one of the following: Python, Perl or Shell and willingness to learn new technologies
• Experience with Eclipse or other IDE development tools
• Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools (i.e. Jenkins, Hudson, Maven)
• Experience with Code Quality Governance related tools (Sonar, Gerrit, PMD, FindBugs, Checkstyle, Emma, Cobertura, JIRA, etc)
• Experience with Source Code Management Tools (GitHUB, SVN, CVS, Clearcase)
• Expertise with some or all of Apache, JBoss / Tomcat, Jetty, JMS or other application servers like WebLogic, etc.
• Knowledge of standard tools for optimizing and testing code
• Ability to operate effectively and independently in a dynamic, fluid environment
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in the search domain highly desirable
• 7+ years of experience with building scalable, high performing and robust Java applications
• Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
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