Solr Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/12/2018 5:18 PM)
Job ID
Information Technology


AnaVation hires professional technologists who are committed to high-level customer service, personal growth, and technical innovation. To work for AnaVation, you must be focused on becoming one of the best in your professional discipline. In order to help you work toward that goal, we will provide you with the tools and education that you need. We will also provide a work environment of mutual respect that fosters cooperation and partnership with our customers and peers.  AnaVation is looking for an engineer with Solr experience to take on O&M for of an existing large Solr index for a highly successful legacy system.


Required skills:

Experience working with Apache Solr
3+ years working with Java
1+ year working with a database technology such as Oracle, MySql, etc.
2+ years of experience enhancing and maintaining production applications
1+ year working with Maven
1+ years developing ETL applications
2+ years writing and maintaining Linux Bash scripts
2+ years working on a Linux platform
Experience with utilizing either SVN or Git for version control
Experience working in Scrum or Kanban methodologies

Excellent communication skills

Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

Must be a self-starter
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
Top Secret Clearance


Desired skills: 

Experience implementing Solr full builds and partial updates
Experience working with AWS
Experience working with Apache Zookeeper
Experience working with Accumulo
Experience working with a MapReduce implementation such as Apache Hadoop
Experience working with Spark and Scala
Experience working with large data structures
Experience in test driven development
CI Polygraph 
M.S. in Computer Science or Information Systems

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