Senior Search Engineer

Posted 03 Feb 2020

Shanghai - all, Shanghai - China

Req Id 201764


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:

  • As a Search Engineer, you will oversee the development, maintenance, testing and optimizing the search engine for platforms 

  • Developing and operating search features 

  • Designing and deploying high-performance RESTful web services 

  • Scaling search server clusters to accommodate increasing traffic by performance tuning 

  • Improve the reliability, efficiency, scalability and latency of existing services and processes 

  • Collaborate with data analysts, developers and others in a cross-functional team to resolve problems  


Who you are: 

  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent 

  • 3+ years of using Java/Java EE, Cassandra, search engine platforms such as ElasticSearch, Lucene or Solr 

  • Experience implementing search engine platforms, including shards, builds of indexes and refined searches across structured, unstructured and semi-structured datasets 

  • Experience with search architectural design 

  • Experience implementing microservices, RESTful web services and Java applications 

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum 

  • Excellent English communication skills, ability to work with the global team 


HR: 89831

Functional Area: Information Technology

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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