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Senior Software PHP Engineer - Application Search

Company: 5th Kind, Inc.
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

5th Kind is the workflow backbone used by the world's most innovative entertainment companies and consumer brands. Inspired by the creative process, built for true digital collaboration and dedicated to driving bottom-line efficiencies. CORE by 5th Kind centralizes and secures all digital files to improve collaboration, eliminate duplication and simplify access.

We are looking for a strong backend php software engineer with extensive Elasticsearch experience whom will be served as principal architect for application search related functions. You will be working with product stakeholders and team of software engineers to analyze requirements, develop implementation plans and code.

If you love working with Elasticsearch and creating application to handle large amount of records, and large clusters, this is the role for you.

What You will do:

  • Design scalable, modular web application features required by product stakeholders
  • Work with other software engineers to establish best practices and process to handle different challenges
  • Work with infrastructure team to design, document, build and maintain Elasticsearch solutions
  • Follow standard life cycle from Requirement to Dev to Test to Production
  • Troubleshooting support as needed for Elasticsearch related system or software level issues

    • 7+ years PHP skills in high concurrency environment
    • 3+ working experience with Elasticsearch in a production environment
    • Experience must be in multi-index, multi-sharded Elastic instances
    • Worked with Elasticsearch version control, version conflicts and different types of aggregation
    • Strong knowledge of MySQL
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as bitbucket
    • Experience with microservice oriented architectures
    • Strong working knowledge of RESTful API standards
    • Excellent attitude and personal skills
    • Experience with documentations such as development doc, flowcharts, code comments, pull request and clear code

      Desired Skills:
      • Experience with containerization (Docker)
      • Understanding how Elasticsearch dynamic mapping, explicit mapping work
      • Understanding how Elasticsearch circuit breaker settings, cluster level shard allocation and routing settings work


        As a full time employee, you are eligible for company benefits such as company-subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, FSA and Commuter Benefits programs, a 401K (non-matching at the present time), 1 week paid sick leave and 2 weeks paid vacation accrued hourly, and a week of paid vacation between Christmas and New Year, granted as workload allows. Remote work and work from home schedules are also offered.

Keywords: 5th Kind, Inc., Los Angeles , Senior Software PHP Engineer - Application Search, IT / Software / Systems , Los Angeles, California

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