Senior Software Engineer, Search

Engineering San Francisco, California


Our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love. We are disrupting the industry by changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent.

Glassdoor is leading the industry in how jobs seekers are matched to a job and you will be part of the team that is defining this personalized job search experience. You will be working on Glassdoor’s job search platform and features powering 55+ Million unique users per month and growing.

You will part of a highly talented team of hard core engineers using the latest open source technologies and frameworks such as Apache Solr, Redis, Storm, Kafka, Cassandra to solve challenging search problems around scale, performance.

Join us if you do not hesitate in solving complex problems and solving unique user challenges.

Key Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of software development experience in designing and developing high performance, reliable and scalable production systems
  • Strong engineering experience in Java or C++
  • Solid understanding of core computer science fundamentals and distributed systems
  • Strong understanding of Java multithreading, concurrency and memory management
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with writing unit tests and integration tests
  • Experience with information retrieval, Solr/ Lucene is a big plus
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies such as Redis, Riak, is a plus
  • MS in Computer Science or a related field
*** LOCATION - This position will be based in our San Francisco, CA

Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage, with 80% dependent coverage
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Conveniently located office in the heart of downtown San Francisco (Embarcadero)
  • Fully-stocked break rooms with complimentary food and drinks
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.