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Solr Search Engine Engineer in Amsterdam


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Job Description

As our Solr Search Engine Engineer, initially, all effort will be aimed at getting ZAMRO’s search functionality up-and-running for the next step in maturity. A real hands-on mentality will be required. However, as ZAMRO grows, the responsibilities will grow accordingly, from full stack development to a continuous delivery working environment.


  • Ensure Development is delivered to a high quality, on time and budget to the agreed requirements
  • Ensure team standards are being evolved and increased
  • Be responsible for technical problem solving
  • Contribute to the inception, story creation, analysis and development of computer systems
  • Contribute to the implementation of computer systems and the accurate tracking of an enhancement and / or development
  • Support integration testing of developments and / or systems
  • Contribute to the agile process to ensure a high standard of delivery
  • Assist in architectural design planning
  • Undertake activities in line with department standards and / or working practices
  • Contribute to the on-going improvement of the adopted working practices and standards within the department
  • Liaise with business to help define requirements
  • Work with QA to help establish correct testing methods and coverage


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • You have got hands-on experience with Apache Lucene or similar (ElasticSearch, Solr, Kibana, Grafana)
  • Experience with implementing or maintaining search technologies such as Google Search Appliance, Solr, Elasticsearch, LucidWorks Fusion, or similar
  • Agile methodology experience
  • Working knowledge of server-side Java technologies such as JSP, Servlets, EJB, JDBC, JMS, AMQP, Tomcat, JBoss, WebLogic, Ehcache
  • Experience with open source frameworks and tools such as Spring (MVC, Data JPA, Integration, Security), Hibernate, Groovy/Grails, Hudson/Jenkins, Maven, Ant
  • Experience implementing RESTful and/or traditional web services using technologies such as JSON, SOAP, XML, JAXB
  • Passion for Software Development and eager to learn
  • Expert level in an object oriented programming language, Java as main language
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in software engineering
  • Proficient in applying various industry standards (OO, MVC, dependency injection, design pattern, etc.)
  • Agile development experience or at least an open mind towards working Agile

What do we offer?

- Competitive compensation package

- Great & high energy team

- No bureaucracy

- Fast learning experience due to immediate scale-up potential

- An office in the heart of Amsterdam, next to Central Station


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