Tumblr is looking for an experienced Java engineer to take our search and discovery to the next level.  We host over 100 million blogs with 65 billion posts, and have more than 100 million searches a day.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop high performance distributed services and systems for search and discovery
  • Improve reliability, scalability, efficiency and latency of servers and process
  • Explore and implement new signals and features with massive data at Tumblr
  • Create tools for experimenting and evaluating new search and recommendation algorithms

What We’re Looking For:

  • A track record of solving problems and getting things done
  • Highly productive developer in Java, C++ or similar
  • Familiarity with information retrieval, recommendation system, and relevancy
  • Familiarity with Linux-based systems
  • Experience with search infrastructure a plus
  • Experience with hadoop/mapreduce a plus
  • MA or equivalent experience

Tools We Like:

  • Java/PHP/Python
  • Hadoop/Hive/Pig/Scalding
  • Lucene/Solr
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