Senior Software Engineer - Search

Gurugram, Haryana   |   Full Time

Simpplr is  looking for a passionate Search engineer with a drive to build scalable applications. This is a great opportunity to join a team responsible for a product that is defining the way companies engage and connect with their employees. You’ll be working in Gurugram alongside talented and really passionate engineers, designers, and researchers who are focused on building a world class application, some of whom are based in other locations. We offer a great working environment and an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic and rapidly scaling product organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, Modify and Configure search indexes on ElasticSearch under Linux/Windows environment

  • Setup & Manage Dev/Test/UAT/Prod environments running ElasticSearch

  • Point of contact during non working hours for site reliability on a rotational basis to manage, prioritize, troubleshoot and resolve business critical incidents.

  • Fine tuning the Search Relevancy according to the business requirements

  • Write Elasticsearch Painless scripts for data migration

  • Custom configuration of system analyzers/ normalizers

  • Write Code in addition to pairing with team members on functional and nonfunctional requirements

  • Set up, monitor and manage highly available, fault tolerant microservices and serverless applications

  • Develop back-end components to improve responsiveness and overall performance

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of Unix/Linux experience, 2+ years of ElasticSearch experience in managing medium to large clusters on production

  • Experience with ElasticSearch Index configuration options, partitioning, analyzers, filters, Query DSL and Optimization

  • Hands-on experience with Python is a must have

  • Willingness to become an ElasticSearch expert and earn Elastic Certified Engineer certification

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills

  • Problem-solver with a desire to solve complex business problems with innovative & cost–effective solutions

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with out of the box thinking

Good to have:

  • Certification in Elastic/ AWS

  • Experience with AWS, API Gateway, Kibana, CloudWatch

  • Experience working with product-based organizations

  • Experience working in a Startup environment

About Simpplr

Simpplr is the modern employee intranet that helps companies connect and engage employees across the enterprise.  The Simpplr platform helps employees better communicate with co-workers, find information, and transfer knowledge.  Simpplr was built to help businesses not only create an immersive and inspiring digital workplace but also to reinforce their unique culture.  We aim to break the barriers of traditional work environments to deliver a better workplace, anywhere. 

Our customers are organizations that care deeply about their employees and company culture, we’re proud to work with the likes of Workday, Fox, DocuSign, Eurostar, AAA, Splunk, AppDynamics and Columbia University.   

Check out the great things our customers say about us on Salesforce’s AppExchange, G2Crowd and Capterra: 

Simpplr on AppExchange 

Simpplr on G2Crowd

Simpplr on Capterra

Simpplr is headquartered in Redwood Shores, CA and is backed by Norwest Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. 

Simpplr has been selected a leader in The Forrester Wave: Intranet Platforms, Q2 2020 and has been regularly getting awards and recognition not just for its innovative solution but also for its UX/ UI.


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What it is like to work at Simpplr why will you join us

We’re a very people focused startup and we strive for an open and transparent culture. We value those able to push themselves and empower their fellow teammates, whilst keeping a relaxed working environment. Simpplr provides a competitive compensation package along with medical and accidental insurance. We believe in work-life integration and offer a flexible work environment. These benefits, coupled with an amazing team of individuals who believe in our mission and value openness, collaboration and teamwork, make Simpplr an incredible place to work.

It’s really important to us to celebrate our successes, so we have lots of team meals and outings too. In short, we’ll make sure you love working at Simpplr. Check out our Glassdoor rating here: Simpplr on Glassdoor

Other Benefits

  • Salary: Best in the industry
  • Stock Options
  • Reward & recognition
  • Free Breakfast
  • Medical and Accidental insurance for your family
  • Flexible hours and responsible work from home
  • Casual Dress
  • Parties & Fun
  • Flexible salary benefits
  • Internet and Mobile reimbursement.

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