Senior Software Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Bellevue, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Substrate Search Service Team in IPG (Information Platform Group) is looking for software developers. Are you interested in working on a product that ships new features every week? Would you like to design and develop new components that solve complex distributed systems and search optimization problems? If the answer to these questions is yes, then Substrate Search Service team would like to hear from you! We write software from the ground-up, running across thousands of servers. We are currently building a new system for searching data in an enterprise. The goal of the system is to efficiently search all entity types such as emails, calendar items, contacts, documents, and so on within milliseconds E2E latency. To design the new system, we are applying a combination of approaches from the fields of API design, Machine Learning, Distributed Computing, Workflow engines, Algorithm Optimization, and many more. Come to define, design and deliver the next state of enterprise search system.


Design and develop search and platform features
Operate and manage live site for substrate search service
Collaborate with the team on building a highly scalable and high performance search stack
Collaborate with customers and partners to understand user requirements and design features to enable rich search experiences


Required qualifications:

  • Demonstrated problem solving and debugging skills.
  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • 5+ years of C++/C#/Java software engineering and product development experience
  • A BS in Computer Science or related engineering field.

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience in distributed systems and agile development environment
  • Excellent communications and cross-group collaboration skills which facilitate interactions across teams
  • MS or higher degree in computer science preferred.

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