Delivery Hero SE

Delivery Hero SE

Berlin, DE

Principal Search Engineer (f/m/d)

  • We are looking for a Principal Search Engineer (f/m/d) to help us deliver an amazing search experience in more than 45 countries and 25 languages. We power 50M+ searches per day across 4 continents, with local Elasticsearch clusters on top of Kubernetes. You will be driving relevance and focusing on getting high-quality results by using state of the art technology in Information Retrieval and Machine Learning.

    If you're an experienced Search Engineer, a creative problem solver who is eager to deliver solutions and hungry for a new adventure, an international workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!

    Your mission:

    • Champion best practices and new approaches in our approach to information retrieval

    • Mentor other search engineers

    • Develop scalable solutions which power the Delivery Hero Search engine

    • Use data to improve findability, ranking and relevance

    • Better understand customer searches and use data to drive improvements

    • Stay up to date with latest developments in information retrieval, and implement novel approaches

    • Work with structured and semi-structured data from different data sources (BigQuery, PostgreSQL, Spark and many more)

    • Contribute and make an impact in a global, fast-moving tech organization

    Your heroic skills

    • You have experience in building search engines

    • Experience with Elasticsearch, Solr or Lucene

    • Experience in designing Elasticsearch indexes

    • You can write maintainable code that follows best practices in software engineering

    • Experience with Java

    • Experience with working on data pipelines

    • A great team player and a pragmatic thinker

    • Fluency in English

    Nice to have

    • Experience with designing language-specific analyzers

    • Experience with ecommerce search

    • Experience with building offline-evaluation tools

    • Knowledge of LTR approaches and different ranking quality metrics

    • Experience with building autocomplete features based on user searches and interactions

    • Experience with designing and building data pipelines and orchestrating them with Apache Airflow

    Why Delivery Hero?

    • Exchange ideas and meet fellow developers in our active guilds and through our global tech & product community

    • We offer visa & relocation support globally to our permanent employees

    • Enjoy our free online yoga classes and a subsidized Urban Sports Club or Gympass membership

    • Take care of your mental and emotional well-being with our free Headspace subscription and unlimited access to our Employee Assistance Program

    • Participate in our health campaigns such as seasonal flu vaccines

    • Benefit from BVG subsidy or join our Bike rental program

    • Join the global market leader and a publicly listed company with a competitive remuneration package

    • Develop your skills with your personal educational budget for conferences and external trainings

    • Access our e-learning platform MyAcademy and participate in our various inhouse trainings, including German learning options

    • Save responsibly with our attractive corporate pension options

    • Join company parties, team, cultural and sports events - due to the current situation on a virtual basis

    Have we caught your attention?? If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our values and People Leadership Principles, please send us your CV.

    We’re looking forward to your application!

    About us:

    Learn more about our diverse stack and what our teams are working on by visiting our Tech & Product blog and our Tech Talk Youtube channel.

    Delivery Hero is building the next generation global on-demand delivery platform. We have grown rapidly from inception in 2011 to become one of the leading global online food ordering and delivery platforms and are now innovating and creating new services such as groceries, pharmacies, and other convenience articles in multiple markets.

    Our awesome international team already operates in 40+ countries worldwide and we are looking for the most talented people to join us on our mission to ‘always deliver an amazing experience.

    At Delivery Hero, we believe diversity and representation is key to creating not only an exciting product, but also an amazing customer and employee experience. Fostering this starts with hiring -- therefore we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you.