Full Stack with Solr Tech Lead

Job Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 3:18 PM)
Job ID
2018-13379
Category
Technology

Overview

WebMD (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education.  Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

Responsibilities

WebMD is searching for a talented .Net Engineer to help develop products such as WebMD Search, SOLR, backend services and APIs. 

 

What You Will Be Doing at WebMD

  • Developing .Net and NodeJS applicationsWebMD (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status
  • Designing, Developing and maintaining WebMD back end systems
  • Communicating with technical management and other departments; reporting of status and risks; and working effectively with internal and external partners.
  • Working under minimal supervision; will be provided with assignments and objectives and given wide latitude for independent judgment

What's In It For You

 

Besides a competitive compensation package, you'll be working with a great group of technologists interested in always finding the right tool for the job in a culture that encourages innovation.  If you're ready to take on some new technical challenges at a well-respected company, we'd love to hear from you.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of software development experience, 7 years preferred in .Net
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or an additional 4 years of equivalent experience
  • Experience working with one or more Search Engines like Solr, Lucene, Elasticsearch or Endeca
  • Solid object oriented development, RDBMS concepts, data structures and algorithms
  • Strong knowledge of software development, debugging and deployment tools
  • Solid understanding of MS SQL Server or Oracle or a comparable RDBMS
  • Experience in layered architecture
  • Strong knowledge of well-known design patterns
  • Creation of technical models and documentation
  • Must be a team player (team oriented) and willing to follow directions, as well as take initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

 

... and if you have the following, even better! (preferred qualifications):

  • Experience in NodeJS
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Ability to analyze business requirements, propose technical solutions
  • Ability to work with multiple technologies and ability to quickly learn and use new technologies
  • Experience with high-availability systems
  • Ability to work with both .Net and Java a plus