Sr Software Engineer- Full Text Search (FTS)

Remote - US /
R&D – Engineering - Core Dev /
As a Lead Software Engineer in our  Full Text Search (FTS) team, you will design and implement cutting-edge features and enhancements to our FTS. You will be part of a team working on the Couchbase full text search engine, which includes language analysis, storage, distributed systems, performance, and N1QL.

You’ll work with Go primarily, but your expertise in Java or C++ is just as important. You will bring server/systems tech expertise to the team and a growth mindset.


    • Research industry and academic leading-edge algorithms for distributed search, query, storage replication, consistency, availability and scalability
    • Design and implement needle-mover features with simplicity, elegance and economy
    • Develop high-quality software and use unit, component, and end-to-end automation tests so we know we have high-quality software


    • 7+ years experience producing enterprise level distributed software systems
    • 3+ years Go, C++ or Java.
    • Advanced knowledge in data structures, algorithms and concurrent programming.
    • Possess hands-on expertise in large scale distributed system design and engineering best practices.

Nice to have (But not required)

    • Experience in Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Ranking Systems or Recommendation Systems is a plus.

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