The NASA Astrophysics Data System (the world-leading scientific literature search engine/digital library in Astronomy & Astrophysics with more than 16M records and 150M citations) is seeking one talented Search/Back-end developer experienced with search engines (e.g., Solr, Elasticsearch) and designing/building well-structured software (Java and Python), data pipelines, and REST APIs.
The primary responsibility of the employee is to maintain and enhance the capabilities of the ADS search engine (Java), maintain its public API (Python), enhance its text processing pipelines (Python), and develop new functionality and services to support metadata enhancement, citation analysis, and recommendations while relying on ADS natural language processing/machine learning/deep learning plans.
We encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and all other qualified applicants. We can also sponsor VISAs for foreign nationals.
Your contribution will be open source and it will have a world-wide impact in the astronomy community!
1. Apply through the USAjobs links provided in https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/about/careers/. In USAjobs, select Cambridge as location (even if you wish to be considered as a full remote employee from the US), if you do not have a Social Security Number (e.g., foreign nationals) write a random number (different from 1234..), and not all documents listed in USAjobs are required (e.g., School Transcript only necessary if you are using education to qualify for the position instead of experience), send us an email if you have questions or difficulties: email@example.com
2. For applications that fulfill the requirements, the candidate will be contacted by email to setup a 1 hour online technical interview (no preparation in advance). Short-listed candidates will go through a second and final interview, where there will be some additional technical questions/exercises and the candidate will have about 15 minutes to present some past project or technology (relevant for the position).
NASA ADS: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/
Last updated: Monday, September 12, 2022 18:15 UTC