The SI - Search and Lookup Group is seeking a motivated engineer to work on the search and lookup systems within Factset. This position provides the opportunity to work and develop the typeahead, search and lookup capabilities for the new workstation and the web.
The responsibilities involve working with Application and Content Product Developers as well as other engineering teams to ensure that searching within Factset products is simple, fast and intuitive.
You would have the opportunity to work on improving the search algorithm by improving relevancy, scoring, learning, prediction and analysis processes within the various search systems.
The team also deals with advanced search which has facetted searching that allows one to look for more obscure results via specifying filter criteria.
In addition, by being part of systems that are embedded in various other applications, there will be a broad exposure to FactSet business practices and products. This provides more opportunities to develop individual financial asset knowledge and technical engineering skills.
Working on the next version of Formula Search, Typeahead, Series Lookup etc.
Enhancing the Factsearch backend algorithm to improve relevancy and search-ability of results improving prediction capabilities.
Enhancing the content and lookup capabilities of Identifier Lookup 4
Migrating the Typeahead, Factsearch and Lookup services to factset.io
Want to haves:
Bachelors degree in CS or related field.
Ability to develop software in the required languages and using required 3rd party tools, applications and libraries where needed.
Ability to learn and apply internal systems and processes for developing and deploying software
Ability to communicate effectively with peers within the organization
Some experience in programming with Perl and Python.
Some experience in working with web services.
Experience working with SQL databases.
Nice to haves:
Experience with Elasticsearch
Experience with RESTful web services
Experience with Memcached
Familiarity with Linux
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