SOLR Lucene

Location: alexandria, VA
Date Posted: 07-08-2015
This is a Government Contract that has already been funded and is phase 3 of a multi year project in Alexandria, VA
please review the job design and send your resume asap. 

SOLR/Lucene Search Specialist (1 position) - PRIORITY
·         Candidates must have 2-3 years’ experience installing/configuring enterprise-level SOLR/Lucene search solutions
·         We are open to a short term 2-3 months temporary assignment or a long-term assignment, provided that the candidate can perform Java/JavaScript development after conclusion of short-term tasking of the SOLR/Lucene development. 

Job Title:
  SOLR/Lucene Search Specialist
Job Description:  Responsible for performing a detailed assessment of current state architecture, and delivering recommendations to achieve necessary improvements ; investigating, analyzing/resolving existing production issues; developing new search features to improve the speed and functionality of search in our applications.  Also, responsible for mentoring and training development and product support team members, on the architecture, design, development, installation, configuration and maintenance of SOLR/Lucene search solutions. 
  • Reassess the existing architecture and recommend any changes to meet the requirements
  • Design, implement and test core search components
  • Work with development and operations teams to ensure smooth deployment of product releases and updates
  • Mentor development team members on SOLR/Lucene core components.
  • Expertise and deep understanding of the requirements to develop a highly scalable end-to-end search platform leveraging Solr, Lucene, MySQL, SQL, etc.
  • At least 2 years of SOLR/Lucene implementation experience
  • Unix / Linux experience
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Experience developing web-based applications using open-source software components such as Java, JEE and Spring technologies.
  • Experience in an Agile software development environment
  • A thorough understanding of how business needs drive product features
  • Demonstrated expertise with the entire software development lifecycle
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
Education Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline and 5+years experience.

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