Senior Search Engineer

April 27, 2021

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For our e-commerce and client based in the heart of Zurich we are looking for a Senior Search Engineer.

This newly created position in the team will play a vital role in the build, development and analysis of the new test functionalities of the product search tool. You will join a team of 5+ Developers in an exciting growth phase of the business.


  • The Tech Stack: Java, Spring Boot, Elasticsearch, OpenShift, Node.js, JavaScript, TypeScript.

  • Analyze, design, develop and test new functionalities in our product search.

  • Be the expert of our search algorithms and make data-driven decisions..

  • Development of practices such as writing tests and code reviews.

  • Have a direct impact on our processes and best practices by regular agile reviews.

  • Be involved in product development and have end to end responsibility for the entire software life cycle.


  • Completed Bachelor / Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in ElasticSearch, Solr or Lucene.

  • Experience in optimising search results for the best user experience.

  • Can-do mentality for solving interesting and complex problems.

  • Up to date with software design and architecture patterns.

  • You speak English, German and French are a plus.


  • A culture based on transparency, empowerment, and collaboration.

  • Flexible working hours and a great office to have fun and laugh together.

  • Flat hierarchies, participative decision processes, agile & data based prioritization.

  • Work-life balance is important to us, that is why we offer flexible working hours and a place to have fun and laugh together.


Please contact William Brewer at or call +41 (0) 4151 10293, alternatively, apply via the link below.