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Java Search Engineer/Developer

Luxembourg - IT

Are you interested in BIG data, in search technology, in mass-data analysis or machine learning? Do you like to code in Java using open-source software? Do you want to join one of the fastest-growing and most innovative IT companies in Luxembourg?

We are currently expanding our development team with several engineers.

Talkwalker is a fast growing social media monitoring company with offices in Europe and the USA. We are specialized in data crawling, data aggregation and search technologies on the web and provide an easy-to-use and powerful social media monitoring and analytics tool to agencies and companies worldwide.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing company that has successfully moved from start-up to high growth on an European level and beyond, with many opportunities for learning and development.

We actively encourage innovation, team work and initiative-taking, where you will be able to shape your work and contribute to the overall success of your team and of the company in an open, energetic and supportive environment.

As a member of the search development team, you will:

  • Build, develop and refine our core search technologies
  • Participate in continuous R&D work for our search and database technologies
  • Constantly work on diverse and challenging new functionalities (language dependent search, statistics, ranking, categorization, faceted search, live updates of meta data, complex query analyser, query plan optimisation, caching, ...)
  • Write production code for elastic search running on more than 800 servers, and processing petabytes of data each day. We currently index 350 million unique new posts per day. Our search archive has over 1 PB of data and we add each day over 1 TB of new data.
  • Be able to influence business and product delivery in a flexible company structure
  • Work together with Data, Machine learning and Talkwalker team.
  • We are looking for you:

  • You have fun and experience in programming complex software technologies
  • You have strong Java development skills
  • You create stable, reliable and maintainable code
  • You have good algorithm and data structure knowledge
  • You are creative, self-motivated, try things out on your won and simply get things done.
  • What we offer:

  • Outstanding development team and great company atmosphere where you can personally grow
  • Monthly developer talks
  • Yearly paid attendance to a conference of your choice related to your work. (e.g. elasticon in San Francisco)
  • Central location in Luxembourg city (Royal Hamilius) easily reachable with public transport
  • Multi-cultural and disciplinary environment, over 30 different nationalities with English being the official language
  • Competitive salary package, flexible hours
  • Additional benefits: free drinks, meal vouchers, weekly company lunches/drinks, monthly events (laser game, ice skating, ...)
  • Possibility to advance in the company
  • VISA sponsorship for exceptional candidates in case you don't have a European work permit.
  • About us:
    Talkwalker is a fast growing social media monitoring company with offices in Europe and the USA. We are specialized in data crawling, data aggregation and search technologies on the web and provide to our customers an easy-to-use social media monitoring tool with high-quality data on the European market (http://www.talkwalker.com).

    Contact:
    Please provide CV and motivation letter to Mr. Thibaut Britz.