Enterprise Search Platform Expert

Job Type
Number Of Positions
Contract Duration
6+ Months



We have an opportunity for an experienced Enterprise Search Platform Expert for a seven (7) month remote contract role in Minnesota.



  • Expert experience with an enterprise search platform like SearchBlox, Solr, Elasticsearch or any Lucene based platform.
  • Experience providing integrations to other applications (Example: Provide APIs for search results).
  • Provide interfaces for indexing like messaging queues, APIs or scheduling spiders/crawlers for index building.
  • Experience creating front-end solutions powered by the search platform.
  • Experience with creating solutions to track, report, and analyze website analytics and campaigns. The reports should be able to help with actionable decision making.
  • Operational experience with running a search platform - scheduling crawling/indexing, tracking search usage.
  • Expert knowledge of search concepts (relevance scoring, text analysis, faceting, etc).
  • Experience in creating processes and workflows to keep the search platform operating smoothly.
  • Excellent communication, organization and analytical skills.
  • Experience in working multiple teams across an organization.



  • Bachelor's Degree plus six (6) years of experience.
  • Lucene, Solr and Elasticsearch experience.
  • Expert experience with an enterprise search platform like SearchBlox, Solr, Elasticsearch or any Lucene based platform.
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript (HTML5, CSS3, ECMAScript/TypeScript).
  • Strong experience in developing and consuming REST services and familiarity with REST best practices.
  • Experience with agile software development processes.
  • Excellent software engineering fundamentals.
  • Experience with version control systems such as GIT.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux.
  • Preferably have experience with WordPress Theme/Plugin development.
  • Preferably have experience with Docker, Google Cloud Platform.
  • Preferably have experience with authentication and authorization in the context of a Search Platform.
  • Preferably have experience with PHP, MySQL, Linux, Apache.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US and be able to go W2.



Join DCS and get connected with a leading IT consulting firm who is passionate about creating strong client and consultant partnerships. We've been connecting the best with the best for over two decades and want to do the same for you. Are you ready to join our team?

For more info, visit us at www.dcshq.com.

DCS is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and/or expression), sexual orientation, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, military status, and/or domestic violence victim status.

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