Role: Sr. Java Search Engineer - SW Developer

Cambridge, MA Based Company - Live anywhere in the US - Up to 80% Travel

Salary: Up to $110K+ - Bonus - DOE

Sponsorship Possible - US Based Applicants Only


Leading E-Commerce Software & Solutions Firm - Great Company - Lots of Upside - Excellent Compensation Package - Bonus - Comprehensive Benefits - Join a growing firm with the spirit, energy, and vision of a high-tech startup combined with the stability, track record, and enviable client base of an industry veteran.

Position Responsibilities - Summary

In this role you will work as a consulting team member or an individual technical consultant (Java Developer) on for-fee product implementation, enhancement, integration, or audit projects. Design complexity may vary from fairly straight forward to complex, with single or multiple products and involve multiple computer environments. Expertise and work efforts focus primarily on delivering architectural, technical design, development and deployment services on engagements ranging from short-term consulting to client/partner project teams to full life-cycle implementation projects. Duties usually performed at customer’s site. Operates under minimal supervision on medium to large size projects involving multiple products and/or platforms. As part of this position, there is a strong potential to manage an internal technical staff of consultants.

Detailed Responsibilities;

Work on medium to large-sized, single or multi-product projects, usually with multiple computer environments where design is complex.
· Analyze customer business requirements and software/product objectives; develops an application design in products to meet customer needs.
· Serve as a technical advisor and problem solver to clients and partners to assist them in optimizing their use of the product suite to define, build and deploy online commerce and self-service applications.
· Estimate time frames, quality and quantity of resources required to successfully implement project; develops project plan incorporating all project variables.
· Establish criteria concerning deliverability, performance, maintenance, design and costs.
· Participate on project teams in the design, development and deployment of custom driven portal, e-commerce and relationship management solutions.
· Conduct periodic status checks with customers and team to assess progress against plan. Performs re-forecasts of project variables as necessary throughout project.
· Contribute to the growth of business through the creation and sharing of knowledge and best practices based on engagement experiences.
- Prepare status reports on all project activities.
· Tasks associated with the management of an internal staff of consultants may include: establishing goals, monitoring performance, performing staff appraisals or providing input to Professional Services Regional Director, managing daily personnel issues, coordinating technical and consulting training, and acting as a liaison between staff and Professional Services management.
In addition to working on billable client engagements, the Consulting Engineer may also assist as needed on pre-sales opportunities such as RFP responses, proposal delivery, architecture assessments, and technical qualifications.

Required Skills and Competencies:

· 4+ years working directly with site/catalog natural language search technologies (must have)
· 3-5 years of java development experience in customer support, product development, or professional services/consulting in a customer-facing role - Expertise in developing complex tiered Java based Internet applications. (must have)
· Requires a strong understanding of complex computer science and software engineering principles. Proficiency in Java, OO Application Development, SQL, UNIX or NT is required.
· Working knowledge of how Search integrates with Commerce sites (must have)
· Familiarity with JBoss, BEA Weblogic, and/or IBM Websphere application servers (must have at least 1 or similar)
· Familiarity with Oracle and MS SQL databases (must have)
· Experience in implementing Java based applications including the use of E-commerce, Personalization and Scenario servers is a plus.
· Search/site architecture experience (a plus)
· Experience working directly for search technology vendor (highly preferred)
· Problem solving skills - Strong communicator - Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills, are essential.
· Willing to be an individual contributor, but work as part of a team - An ability to act as a mentor to other technical staff is critical.
· Innovator, with ability to create repeatable tools and processes to facilitate knowledge transfer and task repeatability
· Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Mathematics, Software Engineering or a related field. Advanced degree or equivalent experience is desirable.


Very Competitive Base Salary + Bonus - Comprehensive Benefits Package

Sponsorship Possible - US Based Applicants Only

Contact Information

Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
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