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Head of Search Technology - eCommerce

Job Title: Head of Search Technology - eCommerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/10450/A/KS/190917_1505809771
Contact Name: Management Team
Contact Email: management@client-server.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Head of Search Technology / Senior Software Engineer (Apache Lucene SOLR or ElasticSearch). The UKs fastest growing travel eCommerce site is seeking a passionate senior Software Developer to take ownership of the Search functionality which underpins the highly transactional B2C site.

As Head of Search Technology you'll be liaising with stakeholders and third parties to identify and deliver business value, constantly evolving the search capability to enhance customers' tailored experience. Despite the seniority of this role you will remain hands-on, heading up an Agile team using Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration techniques with constant process improvement.

You'll be tackling the challenges around faceted search and personalisation; architecting solutions, setting the technical strategy, contributing ideas and driving innovation (including utilising Machine Learning techniques) for this cutting edge technical solution. Offices based in West London with a friendly, informal and motivated team atmosphere.

Requirements:
*Indepth knowledge of Apache Lucene or SOLR and / or ElasticSearch
*Strong core Java development skills
*Good knowledge of software architecture, SOA and SOLID design principles
*Advocate of Agile development methodologies
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills

As a Head of Search Technology you can expect to earn a highly competitive salary (to £130k) plus bonus and benefits.

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