Senior Search engineer (w/m/d)

 — Zurich
16.10. | Employee | 100%

Migros Food Online is the most exciting initiative in online retail commerce in Switzerland at the moment and we will re-define the marketplace. Our vision is to offer a frictionless online and offline shopping experience and to grow the Migros Online brand further. As an independent unit within the Migros Group we combine the best of both: a growing and highly motivated team in start-up mode with the full backing of the largest retailer in Switzerland.

We are currently in the process of creating new teams in Zurich and Ecublens (Lausanne) and we are seeking to recruit immediately or by agreement a

Senior Search engineer (w/m/d)

Workplace: Zurich or Ecublens (near Lausanne) Starting date : ASAP Work percentage: 100%

About your new role:

  • Analyze, design, develop and test new functionalities in our search product
  • Be the expert of our search algorithms
  • Apply good development practices such as test writing (unitary, functional, acceptance, etc.), and code reviews
  • Participate in our DevOps activities such as the improvement of our continuous integration and automated deployment system
  • Participate in the maintenance of our existing systems and in the resolution of bugs affecting production
  • Be involved in product development and have end to end responsibility for the entire software life cycle
  • We are not looking for tickets' doers, but owners of the solutions

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor/Master's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Proven experience of at least 3+ years in analysis and development on ElasticSearch
  • Search engine knowledge and experience in customisation (Lucene, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience in agile feature teams beneficial
  • Good knowledge of microservices architecture and SQL a plus
  • Knowledge of the following technologies, a plus: Docker, OpenShift, REST, Prometheus, Spring Boot, Maven, Jenkins
  • Be an open, communicative team player, curious about solving interesting and sometimes complex problems
  • As an engineer, you're self-sufficient and well organized, and
  • Speak English, German or French a plus

What we offer

  • A new team for development being built up in the Migros Group
  • Room to actively shape the future for the Migros Group
  • Office in the heart of Zürich or near Lausanne
  • A multi-cultural team with experienced software engineers

Does this challenge appeal to you? Then we look forward to receiving your complete application. In order to be able to process your application efficiently, we kindly ask you to apply online only, using the following link.

Your contact for this position: AG Human Resources Alessio Scorrano is part of the Migros Group. For further job offers please visit

Migros Genossenschafts Bund

Limmatstrasse 152Zurich

Migros Genossenschafts Bund

Limmatstrasse 152Zurich

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