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BAE Systems

Sr. Java & Solr Developer (79374BR)




Full Time


Chantilly, Virginia, United States

Job Description As a Senior Software Engineer, you will help manage large-scale data storage environments, maintain the existing network systems, provide new architectures and scalable solutions to solve complex enterprise search problems. In addition, you will provide innovative, outside-of-the-box technological solutions or architectures to meet the customer's business requirements. The Senior Software Engineer assists the customer with efficiently transforming data from existing databases into Apache Solr inverted indices using Java programming, data engineering technologies and other open-source third party tools. Additional tasks performed by the Senior Software Engineer:

  • Advanced search features to support the interactive web-based user interface are added.
  • Design, develop and improve Open-Source search APIs and SDKs
  • Develop and validate the functionality of backend APIs that interact with Solr
  • Automation and tooling using Java, Shell scripting and/or other tools
  • Design and implement improvements to existing Solr deployment and usage
  • Design, develop and maintain existing and new search functionality
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proficient in Core Java, JVM tuning, and debugging
  • In-depth understanding of Linux-based operating systems, and familiar with admin tools and performance tuning
  • In-depth understanding of Apache Solr internals, and data structures on disk and in memory
  • Experience in design, and managing network architectures for Solr clusters setup, Solr cloud configuration, and maintenance
  • Experience writing Solr queries for multiple search requirements
  • Experience with Oracle database and PL/SQL
  • Experience with IDE and Build Tools
  • Strong understanding of data modeling and storage with NoSQL and RDBMS
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience with IDE (preferred: Eclipse) and Build Tools (preferred: Maven)
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.