Staff Search & Relevance Engineer

Staff Search & Relevance Engineer

  • Location DALLAS, TX
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 965926BR

What you'll do at

As a Staff Search & Relevance Engineer on the Sam's Club Search Team, your mission is simple: Design, build, and scale a world class search engine that will delight our millions of Sam's Club members. Every month millions of visitors trust the Sam's club app and 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  
• Improve search relevancy by applying natural language processing and machine learning algorithms
• Implement and scale the Sam's Club search engine to serve our millions of visitors
• Mentor and lead team members to deliver quality and speed.

Please Note: The preferred location for this resource will be at our Dallas, TX office, but we will also consider our Austin, TX location on a case by case basis based on skill set and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 7 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years OR 9 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years.

Preferred Qualifications

• 10+ years developing software
• Significant experience with large-scale search algorithms and infrastructure
• Experience with information retrieval, machine learning, and recommendation systems
• An advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field

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.

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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