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Apache Solr Consultant
Ref No.: 18-07550
Location: New York, New York
Title: Apache Solr Consultant
Location: New York, NY
Duration: 1+ year project

The financial services and technology landscape are evolving. Both traditional and new competitors are leveraging technology as a means to attract existing and emerging clients. The pace of change in the technology landscape necessitates that CTS's services continuously evolve to ensure technology is an enabler for our business.

Brokerage's Wealth Management Core Technology Services division is responsible for maintaining firms Infrastructure to promote and enable stability, to establish a resilient operating model and provide our services at the speed of technology.

The candidate must demonstrate strong skills in Fusion, Solr and Lucene Administrator to build Solr Could and integrate it with Lucidworks Fusion, also be responsible for troubleshooting them on Linux Platform.

The candidate will work closely with Support and Performance Teams and recommend turning, scaling and security solutions as per application needs and ensure 7x24 availability.

  • Responsible for Analytics and Search Platform Architecture and Infrastructure.
  • Day to day Fusion and Solr Administration.
  • Identify recurring manual tasks and automate them.
  • Provide Dashboards showing performance metrics and availability of the environment.
  • Configure Fusion and Solr Security.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert to participate in business discussions relating to new functionality, system solutions or other broadly scoped initiatives.
  • Evaluates, recommends and implements Platform Solutions related to Analytics and Search Technologies.
  • Leads efforts to develop training materials and deliver training to internal teams and users.
  • Assists in the creation of user documentation and maintain ongoing system change documentation.
  • Experience with Apache Lucene, Apache Solr and Lucidworks Fusion.
  • Experience with implementing Kerberos and SPNEGO authentication mechanisms.
IBM PFS, Elastic Search, Jetty, Hadoop, NoSQL Experience is a PLUS.