Technical Lead- Search Elance
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Elance is pioneering a new way to work, helping businesses level the playing field by providing them with access to great talent on demand. In this role you will be a key member of our Engineering team, contributing to the development of our product vision that will lead to the transformation of how people work. And, you get to develop in the hottest space in technology - big data, digital intelligence and knowledge matching. At Elance, you will work in a challenging environment where you have the ability to solve technical and product challenges, work with Rockstar engineers and make an immediate impact.
In this role, you will:
Set the vision and the technical direction for search architecture
Improve the search experience, including indexing, retrieval, relevance ranking, spelling correction, and query classification
Develop a training and quality measurement strategy
Lead a group of hungry, brilliant engineers to develop the next generation of search capabilities for Elance
Help design and implement features that will be used by millions of people every day
To win in this role, you need:
6+ years experience designing and programming in Java and developing object-oriented distributed software systems
4+ years of experience working with open source search software (Lucene/Solr/Elastic Search)
Deep knowledge of various search algorithms
Experience with machine learning, NLP, A/B testing, statistical analysis, Big Data (Map-Reduce, Hadoop), web crawling is highly desirable
Experience with all aspects of software development lifecycle
Strong analytical abilities and exceptional problem-solving skills
Knowledge of design patterns, object-oriented frameworks in a service-oriented architecture
A Bachelors? or Master's in computer science or related field is required
The desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
Ready for a job that?s part evolution, part revolution?
Elance is quickly evolving and moving into a revolutionary new market space: The online workplace.
Help us redefine the global workforce by building on our pioneering platform. You?ll impact the lives of millions daily, freeing countless freelancers to work on what they want, from where they want. All while allowing businesses, startups and entrepreneurs to find top talent to help build their dreams.
We?re always looking for A-players to join our team of bright and humorous people. If you take your work seriously, but love to laugh at yourself and with others, want to be challenged but have fun along the way, and never settle for anything less than stellar work, Elance is for you! In addition to amazing career growth opportunities, we also offer competitive compensation, great benefits, super cool people to work with, and a beautifully renovated workspace to collaborate and innovate in.
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Mountain View, CA 94043
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Investors: Focus Ventures
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|Company Profile:||Come work where people say "Happy Monday" and actually mean it (seriously, no joke).
A funny thing happens when your job is putting mile-wide grins on the faces of online freelancers and the businesses who hire them. You start to smile a lot yourself, knowing you're helping people live the dream and get great work done ASAP.
You see at Elance we're not just creating a revolutionary place for businesses to find, hire and work with online freelancers. We're also creating a fun place to work. And to keep the good times going strong we're always looking for amazing people ready to help the world work differently.
So check out our job openings in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Europe. Then join Elance as we change how the world works, and learn why around here TGIF means "This Gig Is Fantastic."
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