Dahu are a leading enterprise search consultancy, working with major clients in the UK and abroad, to design and implement solutions using a range of commercial and open-source search technologies. We are looking for candidates with a deep knowledge of search technology, who can demonstrate flexibility, self-sufficiency and the ability and desire to rapidly learn new technologies.
Successful candidates will be self-motivated, independent, professional and enthusiastic, with a track record of successful delivery of projects and solutions. Candidates should be equally comfortable presenting their ideas to a large audience in a public arena, to skeptical CEO/CIO and senior level executives, or to a couple of technical colleagues in a training environment.
We are looking for colleagues with :
a strong working knowledge of enterprise search platforms
the ability to define project specifications, including data analysis and modelling, definition of functional and non-functional requirements, preparing test plans, translation of business requirements into detailed technical solutions.
the ability to work with common technology frameworks including Maven, Ant, JQuery, HighCharts JS, AngularJS, Eclipse/IntelliJ IDEA, MS Visual Studio, Hadoop/Hive
working knowledge of relational database technology (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL etc) especially SQL & JDBC
working knowledge of common technology standards including XML, XSLT, REST, SOAP, CSS, JSON
familiarity with security standards and protocols including Active Directory, NTLM, Kerberos, LDAP, single sign-on frameworks
Candidates for the Senior Consultant role will have a minimum of six years experience in software development and/or technical consulting
Candidate for the Junior Consultant role will have a minimum of two years experience in software development, technical consulting or technical support.
Successful candidates will have :
a university degree or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Information Systems or similar, or equivalent practical industry experience
experience of full software development lifecycle
experience of one or more search technology platforms (Solr, Lucene, ElasticSearch, Google GSA, Microsoft FAST, Exalead CloudView, Perceptive Search, MarkLogic, Coveo or similar)
experience with software development and live operational deployments on both Windows and Linux-based servers
excellent client facing skills
demonstrated ability to work independently and anticipate/analyse/solve problems in real-time
a keen interest in ongoing personal development with a desire to rapidly learn new skills and technologies
Ideally, we like people who can :-
demonstrate knowledge of information retrieval algorithms, relevance assessment tools, automatic and semi-automatic classification methods, taxonomy / ontology management tools or similar skills that are relevant to the field of enterprise search
show us that they have worked with common enterprise-class software, for example MS Sharepoint, Lotus Notes, EMC Documentum, collaboration platforms (Yammer, eRooms, Jive or similar)
show us where they have worked with NoSql technologies, for example MongoDB, Cassandra, Riak, Neo4J, any Hadoop/MapReduce platform
show examples of front-end development, full-stack web development, and UX-driven design
tell us your experiences with different project management methodologies including traditional waterfall-based methods and Agile/Scrum methods.
Dahu is an exciting, cutting-edge technology-led company, looking to innovate and push the boundaries of search and analytics technologies to extract the best possible outcomes for our clients. We are an equal-opportunity company. The roles are based in Pewsey, in Wiltshire, although the on-site nature of our engagements means that the successful candidate can expect extensive travel, mostly within the UK, but occasionally, further afield.
Regrettably. we are not able to provide financial support for relocation, nor are we able to provide sponsorship to overseas applicants.