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Lead Solr Developer

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Lead Solr Developer
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Brentwood,  TN 37027
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Lead Solr Developer




Conexess Group is aiding a local Fortune 500 client in their search for a Lead Solr Developer. Candidates interested in this role must have 2-3 years of search technology experience such as Solr, Elastic Search, or Endeca (Solr is preferred). This is originally slated as a 6 month contract with extensions and candidates can interview immediately. Ideal candidates will also possess several years of experience developing web services.


  • Architect, design and develop solutions within a multi-functional Agile team to support key business needs for the platform search application
  • Design, implement and test front-end solutions for the eCommerce website.
  • Design, implement and test web service applications leveraging the backend Solr within the search application architecture
  • Engineer components, and common services based on standard corporate development models, languages and tools
  • Apply software engineering best practices while also leveraging automation across all elements of solution delivery
  • Troubleshoot technical issues, perform root cause analysis and take appropriate action to remediate issues.
  • Collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders. Must be able to document and demonstrate technical solutions by developing documentation, diagrams, code comments, etc.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of significant experience developing web services and/or web software development
  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years’ experience in working in search technologies: Solr, Elastic Search or Endeca. Solr Preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of system architecture, object-oriented design, and design patterns
  • Experience in Solr Learning To Rank (LTR)
  • Nice to have experience in application development using WebSphere Commerce/ATG/Hybris
  • Experience in web software development, including Java, HTML5, JavaScript and jQuery.
  • Experience working with large ecommerce websites.
  • Proficient with Agile software development lifecycle methodologies including a good understanding of Test Driven Development (TDD) and/or Behavior Driven Development (BDD)
  • Experience of Retail domain will be an added advantage



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