Job Title:

Elasticsearch Developer



Job Overview:

SoftClouds is looking for a full-time/part-time Elasticsearch Developer with at least five years of product development experience in building a large-scale distributed system with Elasticsearch.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement highly scalable ELK.
  • Working experience on filters, query parsers and their customization, dynamic fields, performance tuning, faceted search, and grouping
  • Design and implement automated techniques and processes for the bulk and real-time indexing in Elasticsearch.
  • Should be able to write efficient search queries, assign proper weightage to search results, and organize them.
  • Should be able to design query time synonyms and stop words.
  • Focus on scalability, performance, service robustness, and cost trade-offs (especially as they pertain to a highly virtualized, elastic, cloud-based environment)
  • Apply scientific analysis and mathematical modeling techniques to predict, measure, and evaluate the consequences of designs.
  • Work alongside a dedicated development team to integrate the application with Elasticsearch.

Required skills and experience:

  • Five years of hands-on experience with Elasticsearch.
  • Must be able to apply SDLC concepts and Agile scrum methodologies.
  • Thorough knowledge of design and integration principles for complex IT environments.
  • Strong expertise in ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana) stack.
  • Experience in Core Java and J2EE technologies like Spring, XML, XSD, XSLT, XPATH, JSON, Spring boot.
  • Strong understanding of Elasticsearch Index configuration options, Multi-Index Search, Runtime Query techniques.
  • Should know about Elasticsearch query tuning, search score, and relevancy.
  • Should know shards and replicas configuration.
  • Should know Elasticsearch integration with Java APIs.
  • Well-versed with Linux/Unix platform, Shell scripting.
  • Expert knowledge in memory management fine-tuning the Elasticsearch.
  • Should have experience in designing and implementing highly scalable ELK.
  • Should have strong experience in Elasticsearch query languages and writing complex queries with joins and aggregate that deal with a large amount of data.
  • Experience in GitHub handling repository version control.
  • Experience in AWS hosting an application and debugging.
  • Detailed design, development, and unit/integration testing utilizing the appropriate methodologies, technology, and tools.
  • Ability to produce client deliverables such as detailed design documentation, unit test plans, and well-documented code and ensure deliverables are of the highest quality to promote client satisfaction.
  • The candidate should also possess strong oral and written communication problem-solving skills and be a team player.
  • Knowledge of current technologies and application software development.
  • Enthusiasm, attention to detail, and the ability to work on various projects are necessary.
  • This position also requires excellent time-management skills.


  • Knowledge of web applications, AWS environment for ELK setup, etc.
  • Understanding of API integrations with Elasticsearch.
  • Knowledge of database/SQL queries
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills are required.


Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferable computer science/engineering.

SoftClouds LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, SoftClouds LLC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants for employment.

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