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Software Engineer III

Company: Wayfair LLC
Location: Boston, MA
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Job Description:

Software Engineer III (Storefront Engineering/Search Technologies)

Duties: lead, mentor, and teach engineers in building search technology
applications & infrastructure, working with several large and complex
Apache Solr systems and Microsoft SQL Server databases. Responsible for
building highly scalable and robust systems for e-commerce search;
producing robust, elegant and scalable software that performs well under
high load; integrating internally developed applications and service-
based protocols, applying experience with across multiple architectures;
and collaborating with business colleagues to bridge technology
requirements with business needs.

Requirements: Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems,
Engineering or related field (willing to accept foreign education
equivalent) plus two (2) years of experience performing Java, Python and
SQL design or, alternatively, a Bachelor's degree and five years of
experience as noted above. One year of experience must include:
utilizing version control systems such as GIT and SVN, and Jenkins and
Puppet to deploy application code into server environments; interfacing
with business product leaders and engineers to gather requirements, and
translating requirements into system design; building custom Apache Solr
plugins using Apache Solr/Lucene API in Java, administrating Apache Solr
servers, and tuning server configuration for performance and relevancy
improvement ; using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning to
extract information from unstructured text; utilizing Java and Python
for developing web-services, building image searching capabilities using
advanced data structures, and building tools to process large data sets
using Hive; performing relational database design and developing data
processing tools using Java, Python, SQL queries and stored procedures;
using machine learning techniques including SVM, MaxEnt, Neural
Networks, Deep Learning, and clustering algorithms to improve search
capabilities; and improving search functionality using knowledge of
search theory, search methods, query understanding, named entity
recognition, word-sense disambiguation, language modeling, parsing,
syntax trees and dependency graphs.

Submit resume to Wayfair LLC, S. Lisanti, 100 Huntington Avenue, 4
Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02116 or via

Keywords: Wayfair LLC, Boston, Software Engineer III, Retail, Boston, MA, Massachusetts

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