Software Engineer, Search Orchestration


April 15, 2021

Company Description As an Etsy employee, you can do the work you love, be yourself, and make an impact in the lives of millions. Our commitments to diversity and inclusion, team culture and the spaces where we work all reflect our mission to keep commerce human.
Job Description
The Search Orchestration Layer team at Etsy builds and maintains the bridge between Etsy’s user experience and our search models that help Etsy buyers and sellers discover and celebrate handmade goods from all over the world. We own applications empowering Etsy’s search product teams to optimally deliver the best that Etsy has to offer at scale.
The technical staff at Etsy believes that code is craft, and that the work we do is part of a larger creative culture that includes the hundreds of thousands of inspired artists and designers who make Etsy such a unique marketplace. We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can do big things. We believe in measuring everything, taking advantage of our continuous deployment system to ship code early and often, and keeping up a blameless culture based on trust and a commitment to learning. Learn more about our engineering philosophies, tools, and some of the challenges we’ve been solving on our Engineering blog:
This role is (eventually) located in one of our Brooklyn or San Francisco offices, or remote within the US & Canada.
About the Role

  • Design, build and support the core infrastructure of our search orchestration layer platform, including on-call production support rotations.

  • Work cross-functionally with various platform teams, ML teams and product partners to build the next generation of our high availability search platform in the cloud.

  • Build and maintain observability and test tooling - logging, monitoring, distributed tracing, alerting and offline test tools needed for search.

  • Practice continuous learning and agile delivery model to stay informed and focused on our deliverables.

  • Support GKE services and maintenance that includes software upgrades, performance tuning and GKE cluster tuning and optimization.

For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
  • You have proven engineering and coding skills, data structure knowledge and ability to write high performance production quality code.
  • You have experience working with functional programming languages and Scala
  • You are a strong collaborator and communicator and you make the engineers around you grow and learn.
  • You have a fundamental experience with infrastructure engineering and strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Background and hands-on experience with Cloud technologies (Google Cloud or AWS) is a plus.
  • Experience with search technologies such as Lucene/Solr or Elasticsearch is a plus, as is experience with Kubernetes, Docker, or Grafana

Additional Information
At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.