Search Engineer (Elasticsearch) (m/f/d)

Engineering · Berlin · Full-time · Mid-level

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our B2C portfolio companies which provides an online platform that connects students to a wide range of digital learning materials. They believe that digital and effective education should be accessible equally to all individuals.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Implementing new search related features for our venture's mobile app
  • Performing constant improvements to our venture's existing search ranking
  • Ensuring performance scaling despite a constantly growing user base
  • Administering the Elasticsearch infrastructure in cooperation with the operations team
  • Optimizing our multi-language search for upcoming expansions to new markets

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Several years of practical experience in ElasticSearch and / or Apache Solr (configuration, application and further development)
  • Good understanding of how search result rankings work and how to influence them
  • Experience in the area of NLP (Natural Language Processing) such as stemming, lemmatization, etc.
  • Experience with operating large scale Elasticsearch clusters
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Please note that we are looking for support in the Berlin office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Make a true impact in the Ed-tech Industry 
  • Possibility for working completely remotely to balance your work and private life
  • Transparent culture and flat hierarchy where every person is highly valued
  • Thrive from an amazing team with dynamic, young, and motivated professionals
  • Opportunity to grow with the team and the company
  • Have a crucial impact on the accessibility of education for all
  • Being part of an instant network within the Project A family

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 120+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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