Reed Elsevier is looking for a Principal Software Engineer in New York, NY. According to the post, “Elsevier is the world’s leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray’s Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds’ leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries.”

Qualifications for the position include: “Experience developing high performance, scalable web-based search applications. Expertise in Java. Experience developing large scale search applications containing 10s of millions of documents. Hands on development with SOLR/lucene, FAST and/or MarkLogic. Familiarity with taxonomy and ontology development and processing. Deep knowledge of XML, XPath and related technologies. Knowledge of RDF and OWL a definite plus. Understanding of document processing flows and content enrichment. Proven track record in building and deploying consumer-facing web applications. Experience with the full software development lifecycle. Comfortable creating and managing development in an agile environment. 8 or more years of software development experience.”

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