Java Search Engineer

San Francisco
May 03, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
Full Time
POPSUGAR, the leader in online media for women and recently named to the "10 San Francisco Tech Companies You Wish You Worked For" by WIRED ( is seeking a talented Web Engineer with experience in Core Java. You have experience working with crawlers and building the crawling frameworks that can crawl any website(statc, Dynamic, AJAX..etc). You have written carefully crafted code that efficiently creates the XML files from website HTMLs. And moving that data further from XML to the database to build a fine catalog. You have experience working in a development environment using tools like Apache Nutch, Firebug, Eclipse, and Subversion. You understand and can describe what a good software architecture consists of and why it's essential to a successful company. You like working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a small dynamic team of highly qualified engineers using cutting edge technology.


* Building a crawling framework that can crawl any complex website in the world.
* Direct Experience with Apache Nutch framework.
* Implement server-side components using Java, Apache Nutch, and MySQL.
* Evolve feature and ideas into well-structured architectural components.
* Engage in design reviews with team members, partners, and users.
* Stay up-to-date on Hollywood gossip (come on, you know you love it).


* BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
* Experience programming in Java and search technologies.
* Experience with SQL and relational database structures.
* Knowledge of ANY Content Management Platform a plus.
* Experience with Lucene and/or SOLR a plus.

If you meet most or all of these requirements, please apply with a resume and describe why you think you'd be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR. This job is full time and on site in downtown San Francisco. No phone calls please.

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