Software Engineer - Search
Indeed - Austin, TX

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Indeed.com is seeking a Software Engineer - Search to work on areas such as feature extraction, document indexing, retrieval, and relevancy scoring.

If you are an engineer who's passionate about building innovative products that scale to tens of millions of pageviews a day, Indeed is looking for you. Indeed offers smart developers like you a complex development ecosystem with short release cycles. Every week sees the new release of multiple products that meet the growing needs of millions of jobseekers worldwide.

When you come to work at Indeed, you’ll be working with a smart and diverse team of problem solvers who exhibit high energy, deep technical skills and a drive to get things done. We speak multiple languages working on multiple platforms: Java, Javascript, PHP, Lucene, MySQL, MongoDB and many more.

Indeed’s job search engine serves billions of search queries every month connecting tens of millions of jobseekers to relevant job opportunities. As part of a small collaborative team from engineering, operations and product management, you will work on areas such as feature extraction, document indexing, retrieval, and relevancy scoring. We constantly dig into the data available at Indeed to analyze, inform and develop solutions to the right problems. If looking at data, slicing and dicing it in multiple ways and coming up with interesting insights is something you thrive upon, you will fit right in.

Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, and maintain pipelines that create search indexes out of data from large databases
  • Design and implement efficient algorithms for ranking search results, increasing recall, filtering spam, personalization, etc.
  • Extract, cluster or classify high-quality features from unstructured data
  • Continually improve search quality and performance
  • Code innovative tools to support rapid experimentation and learning
We're looking for someone who:
  • Has a passion for run-time performance
  • Thrives on simplifying complex information
  • Loves to learn and develop new skills continuously
  • Has a strong sense of ownership in every application they build
Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science or related area, or relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Java or C++ - Java preferred
  • Strong algorithms and statistics background
  • Experience in information retrieval (IR) or machine learning - Lucene experience desired
  • Experience building solutions for high traffic web sites a plus
  • Some expertise in clustering and classification techniques preferred

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