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Search Architect


Job Description


We are looking for a search architect to join our search platform development team. The position offers a great opportunity to apply complex information retrieval techniques, ad targeting with geospatial constraints. We are determined to use the latest technologies and hardware, and fully utilize open source software.

A successful candidate must have 5+ years’ experience designing and building highly scalable solutions in the area of information retrieval - full text search, data mining, machine learning, etc.


  • Develop and maintain high quality software to support search metadata (taxonomy, heading analysis tool, etc.)
  • Provide technical and architectural leadership and be a primary contact for architecture pertaining to search
  • Communicate and coordinate activities with other teams such as QA, BA, and infrastructure
  • Participate in requirements discussions with end users and product owners
  • Work with architects and team leads to determine architecture, design, and implementation strategies
  • Support production systems
  • Encourage and follow best practices in software development lifecycle like test-driven development, code reviews, etc.
  • Work with offshore developers and give them guidance as needed


Solid experience in one or more of the following areas

  • Commercial or open source search engines – preferably Lucene/Solr
  • Multi dimensional results ranking and indexing data 
  • Machine learning, classifiers
  • Natural language processing
  • Ontology and Knowledge Acquisition Systems
  • Distributed processing , sharded architectures and ability to handle large amounts of data using map/reduce paradigm using hadoop
  • Knowledge of fundamental algorithms and data structures
  • Great communication skills

Desired Skills

  • Personalization algorithms,
  • Ad targeting Alogorithms
  • NOSQL db exp.
  • Multilingual data processing
  • Elastic Search
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Job Location
2201 Renaissance Blvd
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time
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