Search Engineer (m/f) – Lucene

bei reBuy reCommerce GmbH
Arbeitsort / Firmensitz Berlin, Germany
Veröffentlicht 11. Februar 2016
Kategorie Java Entwickler
Beschäftigungsart Vollzeit


null is the easy-to-use online reCommerce retailer. It all started with an idea of two students and increased into a million dollar vision. Today is one of the leading players in European reCommerce industry with 400 employees and grew up into a powerful business. You can be part of our exciting journey! We are currently looking for a:

Search Engineer (m/f) - Lucene

Your responsibilities:

  • Build scalable ranking algorithms that work across millions of products
  • Help us to get meaning into our customer’s search expressions
  • You are responsible for the heart of the shopping experience at reBuy: reliability and speed
  • Measure and analyze data to identify opportunities to improve search quality
  • Support and provide input as part of the team during the design, development, and deployment phases of the project

Your profile:

  • Experience with a Lucene-based search system (Elasticsearch / Solr)
  • You are not only good at algorithms but can also write solid, production quality code to take the algorithms to production
  • Your coding experience encompasses at least two of the following: Go, Java, Python, Ruby, Scala, Kafka, PHP, RabbitMQ or similar
  • You keep track on recent trends within the IT scene and you have a broad knowledge about modern development methods and instruments
  • You enjoy building things and shipping them, truly making them work

We offer:

  • A unique job in an innovation-friendly company within an inspiring and flourishing environment
  • Free choice of your OS and IDE and State of the art hardware
  • A motivating and open-minded atmosphere in a dedicated team with a flat hierarchy
  • Challenging tasks in one of the most exciting eCommerce Startups in Europe
  • Ambitious und exciting projects with a broad scope for codecision-making
  • An attractive and innovative product that thrills customers

About reBuy:

At reBuy customers can quickly and securely buy and sell electronics and media items like mobile phones, Apple products, video games, movies, music, software, consoles, laptops, tablets, books and eBook readers for a set price. Just entering an ISBN, an EAN or any item name will immediately bring up the purchase amount. Sellers simply package their product and send it to to immediately have the sale price transferred to their bank account. Buyers can also purchase quality-assured goods at prices up to 50% less than new material, with the added assurance that every item sold comes with a 18-month reBuy guarantee.


Perfect! Please apply in english or german at or send an email to with a notice about your salary expectations and earliest possible start date.


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