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Posted by: LexisNexis on Nov 10, 2022


Raleigh , NC

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The Senior Software Engineer (Search) will be dedicated to the creation of next-generation search relevance techniques and strategies for Nexis Solutions a division of LexisNexis, dramatically improving how our users search and find the answers to their research questions. We are looking for someone who can bring their own perspective on how to solve a variety of internal and external opportunities. We expect this person to be versatile, display leadership qualities, and be enthusiastic to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:Serve as acknowledged "go-to" person on coding and technical issues.Interface with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements.Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of search engine plug-ins of moderate complexity.Complete complex bug fixes.Design and work with complex data models.Mentor junior software developers interested in search engineering.REQUIRED SKILLS:Minimum of 7 years of Software Engineering experience.Minimum of 2 years of experience developing / maintaining web applications based on modern search engines such as Solr / Elasticsearch, including indexing, query parsing, relevance tuning, etc.Minimum of 2 years of experience scaling search server clusters to accommodate increasing traffic to meet specific performance requirements.Minimum of 2 years of experience developing / deploying high-performance RESTful web services (SOAP, XML-RPC, JSON-RPC, REST).BS Engineering / Computer Science OR equivalent experience.DESIRED SKILLS:Advanced degree in Engineering / Computer Science.Expertise in containerization techniques such as Docker and Cloudorchestration platforms suchKubernetes.Expertisein enterprise developmentlanguages such as Java or Scala.Expertise in test-driven development and maintenance including techniques for applying best practices for overall project benefit. (Java and Cucumber scripting).Software development process expert in applicable methodologies (e.g., Agile, Test Driven Development).A proven expert in partnering and leading internal and external technology resources in solving complex business needs.Strong experience with various resource models such as Managed Services and/or Staff Augmentation.Ability to partner and lead internal and external technology resources in solving complex business needs.Strong proficiency with data manipulation language including optimization techniques.Strong organization / project planning, time management, and change management skills across multiple functional groups and departments, and strong delegation skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing projects and managing projects of various sizes and complexity.Advanced problem-solving experience involving leading teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating the resources necessary to effectivelytroubleshoot/diagnosecomplex project issues; prior success extracting / translating findings into alternatives / solutions; and identifying risks / impacts and schedule adjustments to facilitate management decision-making.Advanced communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior and executive management, customers, etc., includingdiction/terminologyand presenting information in a concise and effective manner to clients, management, and various departments using assorted communication mediums.LOCATION:Remote (anywhere within the US) or HybridLexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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About LexisNexis

Our teams are combining unparalleled legal and business information with analytics and technology to advance what’s possible for the way our customers work and to advance what’s possible in the world by strengthening the rule of law. We’re delivering powerful, new decision tools to customers by applying machine learning, natural language processing, visualization, and artificial intelligence to our global legal database. Our vision is to help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and generate value for their organization. We feel privileged to work in a business that truly has a higher purpose, advancing the rule of law around the world, which is vital for building peace and prosperity in society. https://www.lexisnexis.com/en-us/about-us/careers.page

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