Senior Java Engineer

Vertical Search Works Carlsbad , CA 92008

Posted 7 days ago

Senior Java Engineer

Position: Full time

Location: Carlsbad (Initially Remote)

About Us:

We are a unique group of brilliant minds intent on discovering, learning and building. We work in a vibrant atmosphere, with an emphasis on personal and professional development. This is an opportunity to tackle complex problems usually reserved for a handful of large companies in the search industry and build cutting edge Machine Learning and AI based Applications.

NTENT provides a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), allowing industry partners to customize, localize and integrate Search technologies directly into their business-to-consumer offerings. NTENT utilizes advanced machine learning to decipher meaning and surface the most relevant answers.

About the Opportunity:

We are a dynamic company and our team is growing! We are looking for our next great hires to join our team in Carlsbad, California.

We are looking for a talented Senior Java Engineer to deliver world-class search engine technologies. You will be working with a smart team of machine learning scientists and software developers on both full applications and tools that power NTENT's powerful search platform. Seeking mid-level up to Architect level candidates.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building the backend engine that runs our product. This includes extending our existing Machine Learning and Big Data pipelines and building entirely new capabilities, including:

  • Big Data cluster, workflows and applications: data pipelines at scale, and real-time processing

  • Machine learning and Data Scientist support: used in linguistics, ranking, classification, and other artificial intelligence applications

  • Ingestion Pipeline: process data that comes from our web crawler which discovers and fetches content from the web and other sources

Skills and Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science

  • Solid experience with Java programming (we also use Spring, Spring Webflux, Reactor, Netty)

  • Multi-threading experience is a must

  • Experience in scalable architectures and high-throughput application design

  • Experience working with microservices/REST APIs (HTTP, XML, JSON)

  • Comfortable in Linux and Windows environments.

  • Prefer some experience with Big Data Technologies (at least one of the following):

  • Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, Hadoop, Hive)

  • Spark

  • Samza

  • Kafka

  • Aerospike

  • Lucene NLP (Solr or ElasticSearch)

The following experience is a plus:

  • Machine Learning

  • Continuous Integration and Deployment

  • Tool usage: Git/Gitlab and IntelliJ

  • Functional programming experience (Scala)

  • Gradle

  • Avro

  • Docker/Kubernetes

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and be able to work efficiently and independently in an agile development environment.

We offer a full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision. Employees receive a generous time off (PTO) plan and 13 holidays per year. We also offer 401(k) benefits, long term disability benefits and life insurance. With a casual and flexible work environment.

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