Search Engineer with ElastiSearch and Java in Lawrence Township, NJ at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Search Engineer with ElastiSearch and Java Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Search Engineer with ElastiSearch and Java experience to work a full-time opportunity in Lawrenceville, NJ. The candidate will be working with the search development team in architecting, implementing & tuning our Search implementation. The Search Engineer will be powering Search for a variety of products, with large and active user bases. Security, stability and scale are very important to us.


  • Develop a scalable and high performance Search product
  • tools across a variety of Product offerings, including our core Client applications
  • Work alongside our team of talented search engineers, elevating user experience with
    improvements to speed and relevancy of results
  • Assist in architecting, implementing, and administering our ElasticSearch cluster
  • Tune relevance, weighting and ranking of search results across diverse sets of data
  • Discuss implementation & functionality with our clients; be able to speak knowledgeably
    about precision, recall and relevancy
  • Work closely and frequently with DevOps, Product and Project Mgmt. through clear
    communication emails and/or chats

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4-7 years of Engineering experience
  • 2 years of Search experience [ElasticSearch/Lucene]
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics preferred
  • Have worked on Development teams of 5+ engineers
    Requirements and General Skills:
  • Familiarity with GitHub & proper Git hygiene
  • Familiarity with Project Mgmt Software (Jira, Pivotal)
  • Bonus: Elasticsearch Engineer I or II certification
    Technical Skills:
  • Lucene, SOLR, Data Ingest, Crawlers
  • ElasticSearch 6.x [Recent versions]
  • Java
  • Kibana
  • Web application development - HTML, HTTP, JavaScript, RESTful Services
  • SQL & NoSQL Experience (MongoDB, SQL)
  • Redis
  • Some experience with common scripting languages (Perl/Python/Ruby/JavaScript)
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing
  • Cloud: AWS, GCP, etc.
  • Bonus: Experience with Kafka, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch Beats packages a plus

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit