Senior Consultant Lucid Imagination
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Lucid Imagination is the commercial company behind Apache/Lucene Solr, the world?s leading open source search platform. These cutting edge technologies power critical search apps at thousands of websites and enterprise apps large and small ? including Netflix, IBM, Twitter, LinkedIn, and dozens of other household names. Our team includes leading contributors and committers to the Lucene project, as well as experts in enterprise search, distributed computing and scalability. Be part of this exciting technology story and work with many of the Lucene/Solr committers!
Interested candidates should submit their resumes to careersatlucidimagination.com.
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Lucid Imagination is the commercial company behind Apache/Lucene Solr, the world?s leading open source search platform. These cutting edge technologies power critical search apps at thousands of businesses worldwide both large and small ? including Netflix, IBM, Twitter, LinkedIn, and dozens of other household names. Our team includes leading contributors and committers to the Lucene project, as well as experts in enterprise search, distributed computing, and scalability.
Lucid Imagination is currently looking to hire a Senior Consultant to be part of our Professional Services team. Interested candidates should submit their resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Establish yourself as a credible, reliable, likable, genuine, and trustworthy advisor to your customers.
Provide expert-level advisory services to a wide range of customers with varying degrees of technical knowledge.
Clearly identify customer pain points, priorities, and success criteria at the onset of each engagement.
Resolve complex search issues in and around the Lucene/Solr ecosystem.
Document recommendations in the form of Best Practice Assessments.
Identify opportunities to provide customers with additional value through follow-on products and/or services.
Communicate high-value use cases and customer feedback to our Product Development and Engineering teams.
Contribute to the open source community by donating needed bug fixes and improvements; answering message boards; documenting existing code; and blogging.
Support Business Development through product demos and customer Q&A.
Collaborate on internal Lucid projects.
Develop training materials and deliver classroom training on occasion.
Occasional travel required. (10-20% maximum.)
BS or higher in Engineering or Computer Science preferred.
3 or more years of IT Consulting and/or Professional Services experience required.
Experience working with Lucene and/or Solr required.
Some Java development experience.
Some experience with common scripting languages (Perl/Python/Ruby).
Exposure to other related open source projects (Mahout, Hadoop, Tika, etc.) a plus.
Experience with other commercial and open source search technologies a plus.
Enterprise Search, eCommerce, and/or Business Intelligence experience a plus.
Experience working in a startup a plus.
Consulting Mindset: curious, natural problem solver, great listener, trusted advisor.
Startup Energy: driven, resourceful, innovative, passionate, self-motivated.
Team Player: friendly, helpful, engaging, dependable, company focused, eager to collaborate.
Confidence without attitude.
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