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Search Specialist (59265545)
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_59265545
Posted: October 23,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Search Specialist
Search Specialist (59265545)
Contract Duration: (6 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Gather and document business requirements related to search
• Designing new search solutions based on SEO best practices
• Migrating existing search collections from GSA (Google Search Appliance) to SearchBlox
• Deploying search solutions for SearchBlox (Version 8.5 and higher)
• Testing and verifying search solution quality
• Knowledge transfer to client staff to support and sustain the SearchBlox based search solution
• Developing required documentation for the SearchBlox search solution
Required Qualifications/Experience
• Extensive knowledge of information architecture concepts and their application in improving the search experience, i.e. metadata, faceted search
• Extensive experience using data from web analytics and server logs to improve the search experience
• 5+ years of search platform experience with a proven track record of design, development and verification of search solutions, in a large-scale or complex environment, public sector experience required
• Demonstrated experience developing effective search solutions using SearchBlox deployed on Linux, including enterprise search and application integration, search interface design and implementation
• 2+ years' experience developing effective search solutions for municipal or local government
• Strong knowledge of search techniques and best practices which are applicable to GSA and SearchBlox
• Extensive knowledge of the capabilities of GSA and SearchBlox to provide an effective search experience
• Extensive knowledge of SearchBlox installation and configuration, including JVM tuning Strong knowledge of web technologies and languages, including – Jetty, Nginx, Linux/Shell and Shell programming, URL Rewriting (mod rewrite), Java, HTML 5, Bootstrap, CSS, XML, XSLT, JavaScript, JQuery, DOM/JSON manipulations, TCP/IP, HTTP Headers/Response
• Demonstrated experience with load and performance testing.
• Demonstrated strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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