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Senior Systems Engineer

Product Development
193053 Requisition #
In this era of disruptive digital transformation, delivering new and innovative customer experiences is a top priority for businesses worldwide. At Experian, a worldwide decisioning leader, we make this a reality by uniting data, advanced analytics and decision strategies with real-time operational execution and strong decision governance to deliver meaningful customer outcomes and positive business results.


• Design, administer and contribute to development of search applications utilizing Java and Solr technology stacks
• Administer SOLR clusters
• Install, configure, administer, and/or upgrade/migrate Apache Solr
• Manage secure Solr services including Admin Console – integrate plugins to connect Solr with LDAP, RBAC, and/or IDM
• Develop practices to formalize Solr implementation and usage
• Work with customers to translate business requirements into software solutions
• Design and implement Solr backend application interfaces for data and services
• Tune Solr indexes to optimize performance
• Develop practices to manage and maintain multiple replicas/shards for DA
• Support production deployment of applications using Solr

Required Skills:

• Relevant technical degree or equivalent with 5+ years’ experience demonstrating capabilities within the areas of enterprise search, metadata, and ELK concepts/technologies.
• Experience with Apache Solr, Lucene, Spark, Zookeeper, Enterprise search platform (e.g. SOLR – Elastic Search – LucidWorks –)
• Strong and proven experience with Apache Solr, Lucene, Elastic Search, ZooKeeper, and Solr Hybrid Cloud.
• Client-side web development technologies (HTML5 – JavaScript – JQuery – REST – JSON – SAML – Oauth…)
• Strong knowledge of SQL, Linux CLI & Linux System Administration skills
• Experience with Solr Master/Slave Replication implementations or Solr Cloud
• Experience tuning Solr indexes, and maintain multiple replicas/shards for HA
• Security with Solr
• Solid understanding of consuming RESTful APIs
• Content indexing (crawling – ETL) - Setting up indexing, retrieving, ranking heterogeneous datasets.
• Experience working with development teams to support application deployments
• Understanding of common development principles and design patterns
• Understanding of the software development process and configuration management
• Experience working with Agile teams

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done. Experian has operated at the center of Big Data since before the phrase was coined. Few companies can offer information services on an equivalent scale. Experian has been named to Forbes Magazine’s Top 100 list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for 5 years in a row. We have 16,000 people operating across 37 countries, and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help create a better tomorrow.

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the talent acquisition partner. The word "Experian" is a registered trademark in the EU and other countries and is owned by Experian Ltd. and/or its associated companies.

EOE including Disability/Veterans

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