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Top Industries hiring Search Engineers

  1. eCommerce
  2. Information Tech
  3. Analytics
  4. Media and Content
  5. Consumer Mobile

Top Skills for Search Engineers

  1. Java
  2. C++
  3. C
  4. Python
  5. PHP

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Search Engineers are an integral part of a company’s tech team, helping to ensure that the architecture is in place to support relevant search results when users engage on its website. These engineers collaborate with both front and backend developers, as well as design, production and engineering teams to make sure the user finds what they are searching for and that their overall experience is pleasant. Search Engineers use a variety of programs and software, including Elasticsearch, AWS, React, Docker, REST and SQS/Kafka to troubleshoot search issues and correct them as needed. They can improve their company’s popularity with users by increasing the likelihood that their searches yield the expected results, meeting the customers’ needs without glitches and other impediments. Additionally, Search Engineers may be responsible for mining data, facilitating recommendations and indexing, as well as developing algorithms to enhance search engine functionality and predictability. A background in computer science with an engineering discipline is common with Search Engineers and soft skills like good communication, customer focus and being results driven are key.

Professionals Search Engineers are in demand across most industries. The need for online information continues to grow, as is the competition between companies in the same industry, so being able to offer customers a better search experience is key to standing out from the crowd. Though Search Engineers can likely find employment in businesses across the nation, cities including the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle and Boston have some of the highest pay rates for this profession.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Search Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$157,760
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $105,000 to a high of $230,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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Research Scientist II - AMZ3331
Research Scientist II - AMZ3331
5001+ employees
MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE<br><br>Entity: AMAZON.COM SERVICES, INC., an Amazon.com Company<br><br>Title: Research Scientist II<br><br>Worksite: Seattle, WA<br><br>Position Responsibilities:<br><b...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist II - AMZ3331
5001+ employees
Research Scientist II - AMZ3331
MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE<br><br>Entity: AMAZON.COM SERVICES, INC., an Amazon.com Company<br><br>Title: Research Scientist II<br><br>Worksite: Seattle, WA<br><br>Position Responsibilities:<br><b...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Voice Search
Software Development Engineer - Voice Search
5001+ employees
The Amazon Music Voice Search team is responsible for fulfilling music search queries issued by Alexa customers. We collaborate with Alexa platform teams to search Amazon's vast music catalog and r...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Voice Search
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Voice Search
The Amazon Music Voice Search team is responsible for fulfilling music search queries issued by Alexa customers. We collaborate with Alexa platform teams to search Amazon's vast music catalog and r...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Are you interested in building models and creating algorithms to power the world's largest public cloud? EC2 is Amazon's virtual machine compute platform. Many other services are built on top of it...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Are you interested in building models and creating algorithms to power the world's largest public cloud? EC2 is Amazon's virtual machine compute platform. Many other services are built on top of it...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Are you interested in building models and creating algorithms to power the world's largest public cloud? EC2 is Amazon's virtual machine compute platform. Many other services are built on top of it...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Are you interested in building models and creating algorithms to power the world's largest public cloud? EC2 is Amazon's virtual machine compute platform. Many other services are built on top of it...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist II
Research Scientist II
5001+ employees
The Promise Optimization team seeks to identify the optimal delivery option for whatever a customer wants. We believe that finding an optimal promise and living up to it consistently improves our c...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist II
5001+ employees
Research Scientist II
The Promise Optimization team seeks to identify the optimal delivery option for whatever a customer wants. We believe that finding an optimal promise and living up to it consistently improves our c...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer - Extensions Discovery & Management
Software Engineer - Extensions Discovery & Management
5001+ employees
Twitch's vision is millions of creators sharing realtime video experiences with their communities. Twitch Developers' mission is to enable any developer in the world to build a business around thos...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer - Extensions Discovery & Management
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - Extensions Discovery & Management
Twitch's vision is millions of creators sharing realtime video experiences with their communities. Twitch Developers' mission is to enable any developer in the world to build a business around thos...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Reserach Scientist
Reserach Scientist
5001+ employees
How often have you had an opportunity to be a founding member of a project team that is tasked with solving a huge everyday problem through innovative technology? Would you like to know more about ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Reserach Scientist
5001+ employees
Reserach Scientist
How often have you had an opportunity to be a founding member of a project team that is tasked with solving a huge everyday problem through innovative technology? Would you like to know more about ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Amazon Fulfillment Services is looking for a motivated individual with strong analytical skills and practical experience to join our Modeling and Optimization team. We are hiring specialists at all...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Amazon Fulfillment Services is looking for a motivated individual with strong analytical skills and practical experience to join our Modeling and Optimization team. We are hiring specialists at all...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Prime Video Discovery
Software Development Engineer, Prime Video Discovery
5001+ employees
The PV (Prime Video) Discovery/Storefront team is looking for high energy and experienced engineer to help us build the future of digital video streaming services. Our team is at the heart of the P...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Prime Video Discovery
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Prime Video Discovery
The PV (Prime Video) Discovery/Storefront team is looking for high energy and experienced engineer to help us build the future of digital video streaming services. Our team is at the heart of the P...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery & Live Sports
Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery & Live Sports
5001+ employees
The Prime Video Discovery team aggregates and delivers personalized Home, Search and Detail pages to all Prime Video apps. Our team is at the heart of the customer journey to find content throughou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery & Live Sports
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery & Live Sports
The Prime Video Discovery team aggregates and delivers personalized Home, Search and Detail pages to all Prime Video apps. Our team is at the heart of the customer journey to find content throughou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery & Live Sports
Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery & Live Sports
5001+ employees
The Prime Video Discovery team aggregates and delivers personalized Home, Search and Detail pages to all Prime Video apps. Our team is at the heart of the customer journey to find content throughou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery & Live Sports
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery & Live Sports
The Prime Video Discovery team aggregates and delivers personalized Home, Search and Detail pages to all Prime Video apps. Our team is at the heart of the customer journey to find content throughou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video Search & Discovery
Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video Search & Discovery
5001+ employees
Prime Video is a premium entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choices in what to watch, and how to watch it. Prime Video delivers movies and TV shows instantly to TVs, tablets, ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video Search & Discovery
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video Search & Discovery
Prime Video is a premium entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choices in what to watch, and how to watch it. Prime Video delivers movies and TV shows instantly to TVs, tablets, ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Engineer - Discovery Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer - Discovery Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. As a software engineer in the Twitch discovery team, you will help develop next-generation products, which will improve the discovery exp...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Engineer - Discovery Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Discovery Infrastructure
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. As a software engineer in the Twitch discovery team, you will help develop next-generation products, which will improve the discovery exp...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Research Scientist
Sr. Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Amazon aims to exceed the expectations of our customers by ensuring that their orders, no matter how large or small, are delivered as quickly, accurately, and cost effectively as possible. To meet ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Sr. Research Scientist
Amazon aims to exceed the expectations of our customers by ensuring that their orders, no matter how large or small, are delivered as quickly, accurately, and cost effectively as possible. To meet ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Paid Search
Software Development Engineer - Paid Search
5001+ employees
Amazon's Search Marketing team is building the Internet's largest-scale fully-automated advertising system. The team is responsible for a scaled, high availability system, and the algorithms that a...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Paid Search
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Paid Search
Amazon's Search Marketing team is building the Internet's largest-scale fully-automated advertising system. The team is responsible for a scaled, high availability system, and the algorithms that a...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Paid Search
Software Development Engineer - Paid Search
5001+ employees
Amazon's Search Marketing team is building the Internet's largest-scale fully-automated advertising system. The team is responsible for a scaled, high availability system, and the algorithms that a...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Paid Search
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Paid Search
Amazon's Search Marketing team is building the Internet's largest-scale fully-automated advertising system. The team is responsible for a scaled, high availability system, and the algorithms that a...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Amazon Music is awash in data and data will fuel our organizations growth. To enable this, the Music Data Quality team ensures the quality of our largest and most important dataset, behavioral even...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Amazon Music is awash in data and data will fuel our organizations growth. To enable this, the Music Data Quality team ensures the quality of our largest and most important dataset, behavioral even...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer, Catalog Publishing & Search
Software Engineer, Catalog Publishing & Search
5001+ employees
Amazon Selection and Catalog Systems (ASCS) builds the systems that host and run the world's largest e-Commerce products catalog. Our high scale distributed systems process hundreds of millions of ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer, Catalog Publishing & Search
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Catalog Publishing & Search
Amazon Selection and Catalog Systems (ASCS) builds the systems that host and run the world's largest e-Commerce products catalog. Our high scale distributed systems process hundreds of millions of ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer, Catalog Publishing & Search
Software Engineer, Catalog Publishing & Search
5001+ employees
Amazon Selection and Catalog Systems (ASCS) builds the systems that host and run the world's largest e-Commerce products catalog. Our high scale distributed systems process hundreds of millions of ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer, Catalog Publishing & Search
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Catalog Publishing & Search
Amazon Selection and Catalog Systems (ASCS) builds the systems that host and run the world's largest e-Commerce products catalog. Our high scale distributed systems process hundreds of millions of ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Consider the following problem: every day, millions of customers with unique interests and needs come to Amazon looking for products out of a catalog of over a billion items. On each page, we need ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Consider the following problem: every day, millions of customers with unique interests and needs come to Amazon looking for products out of a catalog of over a billion items. On each page, we need ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Consider the following problem: every day, millions of customers with unique interests and needs come to Amazon looking for products out of a catalog of over a billion items. On each page, we need ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Consider the following problem: every day, millions of customers with unique interests and needs come to Amazon looking for products out of a catalog of over a billion items. On each page, we need ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Consider the following problem: every day, millions of customers with unique interests and needs come to Amazon looking for products out of a catalog of over a billion items. On each page, we need ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Consider the following problem: every day, millions of customers with unique interests and needs come to Amazon looking for products out of a catalog of over a billion items. On each page, we need ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Consider the following problem: every day, millions of customers with unique interests and needs come to Amazon looking for products out of a catalog of over a billion items. On each page, we need ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Consider the following problem: every day, millions of customers with unique interests and needs come to Amazon looking for products out of a catalog of over a billion items. On each page, we need ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Research Scientist
Sr. Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Amazon is looking for outstanding principal scientist to help build next generation selection/assortment systems. As an machine learning scientist you will work with software engineers, product man...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Sr. Research Scientist
Amazon is looking for outstanding principal scientist to help build next generation selection/assortment systems. As an machine learning scientist you will work with software engineers, product man...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Research Scientist, AWS Lambda
Senior Research Scientist, AWS Lambda
5001+ employees
AWS Lambda (https://aws.amazon.com/lambda) is changing the way that companies big and small think about computing in the cloud. Lambda functions offer customers a "serverless" way to create applica...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Research Scientist, AWS Lambda
5001+ employees
Senior Research Scientist, AWS Lambda
AWS Lambda (https://aws.amazon.com/lambda) is changing the way that companies big and small think about computing in the cloud. Lambda functions offer customers a "serverless" way to create applica...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
The Mission Experience team is responsible for Amazon's content optimization platform. We build the systems and algorithms that decide what content to show to a given customer and how to show it.<b...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Personalization
The Mission Experience team is responsible for Amazon's content optimization platform. We build the systems and algorithms that decide what content to show to a given customer and how to show it.<b...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Next Generation of Amazon Search<br><br>Amazon is the 4th most popular site in the US (source:<br><br>http://www.alexa.com/topsites/countries/US). Our product search engine,<br><br>one of the most ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Next Generation of Amazon Search<br><br>Amazon is the 4th most popular site in the US (source:<br><br>http://www.alexa.com/topsites/countries/US). Our product search engine,<br><br>one of the most ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Search Knowledge team (Boston)
Software Development Engineer - Search Knowledge team (Boston)
5001+ employees
We are seeing a highly skilled and experienced Software Engineer to join Search Knowledge team in Boston, MA.<br><br>Search Knowledge is a part of Search Shopping Technologies (SST) the engine that...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Search Knowledge team (Boston)
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Search Knowledge team (Boston)
We are seeing a highly skilled and experienced Software Engineer to join Search Knowledge team in Boston, MA.<br><br>Search Knowledge is a part of Search Shopping Technologies (SST) the engine that...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Search Customer Experience
Software Development Engineer, Search Customer Experience
5001+ employees
Hundreds of millions of customers. Billions of queries per year and dollars in revenue. The scale and impact of Amazon search is HUGE and we need smart and creative engineers to imagine and develop...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Search Customer Experience
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Search Customer Experience
Hundreds of millions of customers. Billions of queries per year and dollars in revenue. The scale and impact of Amazon search is HUGE and we need smart and creative engineers to imagine and develop...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Amazon.com Services, Inc. is looking for a motivated individual with strong analytical skills and practical experience to join our Modeling and Optimization team. We are hiring specialists at all l...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Amazon.com Services, Inc. is looking for a motivated individual with strong analytical skills and practical experience to join our Modeling and Optimization team. We are hiring specialists at all l...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

How HIRED Works

Tell your story

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Top Industries hiring Search Engineers

  1. eCommerce
  2. Information Tech
  3. Analytics
  4. Media and Content
  5. Consumer Mobile

Top Skills for Search Engineers

  1. Java
  2. C++
  3. C
  4. Python
  5. PHP