Enterprise Search Software Engineer Secret Clearance Multiple Locations Available (Tampa, FL; Miami, FL; Colorado Springs, CO; Springfield, VA)
Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs! US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team.
As an Enterprise Search Software Engineer, you will join an international team of 10 skilled engineers to design, develop, deploy, and sustain an entity resolution and entity extraction search platform based on Apache Lucene Solr to crawl, index, facet and retrieve information from dozens of data sources. You can work in your own preferred programming languages. Future enhancements will include machine learning (ML) and automated faceting.
Successful Enterprise Search Software Engineer candidate will design, develop, deploy, and sustain the Solr platform, including handling data with JSON, NLP, C#, Java or other related programming language, while also assisting with performance tuning and optimizing, log analysis, issue resolution and continuous improvement activities across international data centers serving users in dozens of countries.
Successful candidate will enjoy a complicated search challenge, involving users from dozens of countries accessing millions of records with multiple complex datasets consisting of structured, unstructured and semi-structured data.
The potential technologies include Apache Lucene Solr, LucidWorks Fusion, Elastic Search, SharePoint FAST, and Machine Learning in a DevOps environment with focus on tools, programming, scripting, testing complex applications, automation of processes, and agile sprint releases.
10+ years of general software development experience
Must possess and maintain a Secret or higher clearance.
BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience required.
3+ years of enterprise search application development and administration experience with Lucidworks Fusion, Apache Lucene/Solr 4+, Elastic Search or Microsoft FAST search engines
Should have understanding and working experience on search engine administration tasks such as creating collections, configuring document processing, managing search profiles and managing index profiles
Should be able to integrate search engine content with various data sources including MS-SQL database, file system and streaming content.
Work independently and also with other teams, guide teammates, adapt to customer needs, possess strong written and oral communication skills, and emphasize international collaboration.
Experience in linguistic processing functions such as lemmatization, spell checking, search relevancy tuning, customization of dictionaries, stop words and synonyms
Ability to address scale and performance problems
Ability to perform code reviews
Ability to think through performance requirements for a system and come out with testing those scenarios and troubleshoot server runtime issues
Strong knowledge of software implementation best practices
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.