Senior Search Engine Expert (Java)

Kyiv, Ukraine

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Our customer is an American hedge fund. The goal of the project is to develop and enhance data acquisition, data prep and data analysis service for the economic and financial domains.

Currently, we are looking for a Search Engine Expert for our Kyiv office to make the team even stronger.

On this role, you will have an opportunity to serve as a specialist in the field of search technologies, especially Lucene.

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent;
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with search technologies, especially Lucene;
  • Strong drive to analyze and solve technical issues;
  • Strong drive to do research in the area of search and with respect to relevancy tuning;
  • Experience in Java, skillset to develop custom components;
  • Demonstrated expertise in e-business and internet projects;
  • Working knowledge of a broad range of technologies and standards in online space;
  • Broad knowledge of information technology trends;
  • Process-oriented analytical skills, plus implementation track record;
  • Extensive knowledge of information technology architecture components, principles, procedures, and practices;
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills, ability to communicate with people on different levels in the organization (up to country management);
  • Good command of both spoken and written English;
  • Knowledge of German, French, or Italian language is a plus;
  • Understanding of customer business environment and challenges;
  • Being pragmatic and result-focused, team player.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Sick leave and regular vacation;
  • Partial coverage of costs for certification and IT conferences;
  • English classes with certified English teachers;
  • Flexible work hours.