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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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Summer 2020 Graduate Research Intern
Summer 2020 Graduate Research Intern
5001+ employees
Are you a MS or PhD student interested in a 2020 Graduate Research Internship in the fields of Speech, Robotics, Computer Vision, Machine Learning / Deep Learning and/ or Data Science?<br><br>Do yo...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Summer 2020 Graduate Research Intern
5001+ employees
Summer 2020 Graduate Research Intern
Are you a MS or PhD student interested in a 2020 Graduate Research Internship in the fields of Speech, Robotics, Computer Vision, Machine Learning / Deep Learning and/ or Data Science?<br><br>Do yo...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Business Intelligence Engineer - Search Knowledge team (Boston)
Business Intelligence Engineer - Search Knowledge team (Boston)
5001+ employees
We are seeing highly experienced and skilled Business Intelligence Engineer to join our Search Knowledge team in Boston, MA.<br><br>Search Knowledge is part of Amazon Search - the engine that power...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Business Intelligence Engineer - Search Knowledge team (Boston)
5001+ employees
Business Intelligence Engineer - Search Knowledge team (Boston)
We are seeing highly experienced and skilled Business Intelligence Engineer to join our Search Knowledge team in Boston, MA.<br><br>Search Knowledge is part of Amazon Search - the engine that power...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Development Engineer - Search Platform
Senior Software Development Engineer - Search Platform
5001+ employees
The Amazon Search team owns the software that powers Search - a critical customer-focused feature of Amazon.com. Whenever you visit an Amazon site anywhere in the world, it's our technology that de...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Development Engineer - Search Platform
5001+ employees
Senior Software Development Engineer - Search Platform
The Amazon Search team owns the software that powers Search - a critical customer-focused feature of Amazon.com. Whenever you visit an Amazon site anywhere in the world, it's our technology that de...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
The Team: Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout-you just grab and go! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of f...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
The Team: Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout-you just grab and go! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of f...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Development Engineer (Search)
Senior Software Development Engineer (Search)
5001+ employees
Can Alexa help anyone experience the music they enjoy? Even if they don't know what they'd like to listen to in this moment? Or, if they know they want "Happy rock from the 90s", can she help them ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Development Engineer (Search)
5001+ employees
Senior Software Development Engineer (Search)
Can Alexa help anyone experience the music they enjoy? Even if they don't know what they'd like to listen to in this moment? Or, if they know they want "Happy rock from the 90s", can she help them ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Alexa Communications is seeking an outstanding Research Scientist to uncover key insights on how customers use Alexa for communications. As a Research Scientist, you will bring customer insights in...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Alexa Communications is seeking an outstanding Research Scientist to uncover key insights on how customers use Alexa for communications. As a Research Scientist, you will bring customer insights in...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Product Discovery
Software Development Engineer - Product Discovery
5001+ employees
1. THE Amazon Business Product Discovery TEAM<br><br>Amazon Business Search is a new group of seasoned engineers, product managers, designers and scientists DETERMINED to redefine how business cust...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Product Discovery
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Product Discovery
1. THE Amazon Business Product Discovery TEAM<br><br>Amazon Business Search is a new group of seasoned engineers, product managers, designers and scientists DETERMINED to redefine how business cust...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Do you want to be involved in predictive models from huge volumes of past data such as customer usage, firmographic data, characteristics of services and their relations, prices, and promotions, co...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Do you want to be involved in predictive models from huge volumes of past data such as customer usage, firmographic data, characteristics of services and their relations, prices, and promotions, co...
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.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Have you ever wanted to work on machine learning challenges that will make a lasting impact on society and solve key problems that impact the experience of millions of Amazon customers? Do you like...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Have you ever wanted to work on machine learning challenges that will make a lasting impact on society and solve key problems that impact the experience of millions of Amazon customers? Do you like...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in hundreds of ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in hundreds of ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery and Live Sports API
Sr. Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery and Live Sports API
5001+ employees
The Prime Video Discovery team is hiring a Senior Engineer to lead engineering initiatives for Prime Video's expansion into Live Sports and Channels. Discovery is at the center of Prime Video, enab...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery and Live Sports API
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Engineer, Prime Video Discovery and Live Sports API
The Prime Video Discovery team is hiring a Senior Engineer to lead engineering initiatives for Prime Video's expansion into Live Sports and Channels. Discovery is at the center of Prime Video, enab...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Community/Discovery Team - Goodreads
Software Development Engineer - Community/Discovery Team - Goodreads
5001+ employees
With over 80 million members, Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. As a Top 100 web destination, our mission is to help people find and share books they love....
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Community/Discovery Team - Goodreads
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Community/Discovery Team - Goodreads
With over 80 million members, Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. As a Top 100 web destination, our mission is to help people find and share books they love....
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Manager - Search Ranking & Relevance
Software Development Manager - Search Ranking & Relevance
5001+ employees
Amazon.in, Amazon's marketplace in India, is looking for a software development manager (SDM) for the Search Ranking and Relevance team.<br><br>As the leader of the team you will be instrumental in...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Manager - Search Ranking & Relevance
5001+ employees
Software Development Manager - Search Ranking & Relevance
Amazon.in, Amazon's marketplace in India, is looking for a software development manager (SDM) for the Search Ranking and Relevance team.<br><br>As the leader of the team you will be instrumental in...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
External Job Description<br><br>Help Amazon delight millions of customers around the world! Meet one of the behind-the-scenes teams that enable our Human Resource and Operations Leaders make inform...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
External Job Description<br><br>Help Amazon delight millions of customers around the world! Meet one of the behind-the-scenes teams that enable our Human Resource and Operations Leaders make inform...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
The Amazon Topology team determines how many, what kind, and where to place new buildings for Amazon's supply chain. These facilities range from million-square-foot Fulfillment Centers with thousan...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Research Scientist
The Amazon Topology team determines how many, what kind, and where to place new buildings for Amazon's supply chain. These facilities range from million-square-foot Fulfillment Centers with thousan...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
C++ Software Developer - AWS Discovery Service
C++ Software Developer - AWS Discovery Service
5001+ employees
Software Developer - Amazon Web Services - Seattle, Washington.<br><br>We are rapidly expanding the AWS Application Discovery Service in the Amazon Web Service (AWS) Development Center located in d...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
C++ Software Developer - AWS Discovery Service
5001+ employees
C++ Software Developer - AWS Discovery Service
Software Developer - Amazon Web Services - Seattle, Washington.<br><br>We are rapidly expanding the AWS Application Discovery Service in the Amazon Web Service (AWS) Development Center located in d...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Development Engineer, Recommendations
Sr. Software Development Engineer, Recommendations
5001+ employees
Are you interested in being a technical leader for building an amazing recommendations platform which involves machine learning systems, rule based analysis, and big data processing? Are you intere...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Development Engineer, Recommendations
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Development Engineer, Recommendations
Are you interested in being a technical leader for building an amazing recommendations platform which involves machine learning systems, rule based analysis, and big data processing? Are you intere...
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.
Software Development Engineer 2, Prime Video Discovery
Software Development Engineer 2, Prime Video 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 2, Prime Video Discovery
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer 2, Prime Video 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.
Sr. Research Scientist
Sr. Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Amazon Fashion is launching a new business for a highly strategic area for Amazon, and reinventing how customers shop for fashion. We are implementing cutting edge ML frameworks and technologies in...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Sr. Research Scientist
Amazon Fashion is launching a new business for a highly strategic area for Amazon, and reinventing how customers shop for fashion. We are implementing cutting edge ML frameworks and technologies in...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer II - Large Scale Distributed Systems, Recommendations
Software Development Engineer II - Large Scale Distributed Systems, Recommendations
5001+ employees
Amazon's Personalization (P13N) organization is responsible for the core components that drive the Amazon website and customer experience. Serving millions of customer page views and orders per day...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer II - Large Scale Distributed Systems, Recommendations
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer II - Large Scale Distributed Systems, Recommendations
Amazon's Personalization (P13N) organization is responsible for the core components that drive the Amazon website and customer experience. Serving millions of customer page views and orders per day...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer II - Large Scale Distributed Systems, Recommendations
Software Development Engineer II - Large Scale Distributed Systems, Recommendations
5001+ employees
Amazon's Personalization (P13N) organization is responsible for the core components that drive the Amazon website and customer experience. Serving millions of customer page views and orders per day...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer II - Large Scale Distributed Systems, Recommendations
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer II - Large Scale Distributed Systems, Recommendations
Amazon's Personalization (P13N) organization is responsible for the core components that drive the Amazon website and customer experience. Serving millions of customer page views and orders per day...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Fire TV Personalization
Software Development Engineer - Fire TV Personalization
5001+ employees
Fire TV is the #1 best-selling streaming media player is the US - a tiny box that connects your HDTV to a world of online content. This is an opportunity to join Fire TV Discovery Team focused on c...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Fire TV Personalization
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Fire TV Personalization
Fire TV is the #1 best-selling streaming media player is the US - a tiny box that connects your HDTV to a world of online content. This is an opportunity to join Fire TV Discovery Team focused on c...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Product Discovery
Software Development Engineer - Product Discovery
5001+ employees
1. THE Amazon Business Product Discovery TEAM<br><br>Amazon Business Search is a new group of seasoned engineers, product managers, designers and scientists DETERMINED to redefine how business cust...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Product Discovery
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Product Discovery
1. THE Amazon Business Product Discovery TEAM<br><br>Amazon Business Search is a new group of seasoned engineers, product managers, designers and scientists DETERMINED to redefine how business cust...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Resiliency Technical Lead - AWS Well-Architected
Resiliency Technical Lead - AWS Well-Architected
5001+ employees
AWS is seeking a Principal Technical Lead to specialize in working with our customers to build highly resilient systems.<br><br>The Role<br><br>The world's most critical services, like healthcare, ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Resiliency Technical Lead - AWS Well-Architected
5001+ employees
Resiliency Technical Lead - AWS Well-Architected
AWS is seeking a Principal Technical Lead to specialize in working with our customers to build highly resilient systems.<br><br>The Role<br><br>The world's most critical services, like healthcare, ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Research Scientist
Sr. Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Global Specialty Fulfillment (GSF) comprises Prime Now, Fresh, Pantry, Restaurants, Whole Foods, Special Handling, Treasure Truck, and Campus operations, where last mile capacity management and wor...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Research Scientist
5001+ employees
Sr. Research Scientist
Global Specialty Fulfillment (GSF) comprises Prime Now, Fresh, Pantry, Restaurants, Whole Foods, Special Handling, Treasure Truck, and Campus operations, where last mile capacity management and wor...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Development Engineer - Search Customer Experience Team
Systems Development Engineer - Search Customer Experience Team
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 engineers to manage the infrastructure and op...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Development Engineer - Search Customer Experience Team
5001+ employees
Systems Development Engineer - Search Customer Experience Team
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 engineers to manage the infrastructure and op...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
SDE II, Prime Video Discovery
SDE II, Prime Video Discovery
5001+ employees
The Prime Video Discovery team aggregates and delivers personalized Home, Search and Detail pages to Web, iOS, Android, Living Room and FireTV. Our team is at the heart of the customer journey to f...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
SDE II, Prime Video Discovery
5001+ employees
SDE II, Prime Video Discovery
The Prime Video Discovery team aggregates and delivers personalized Home, Search and Detail pages to Web, iOS, Android, Living Room and FireTV. Our team is at the heart of the customer journey to f...
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.

How HIRED Works

Tell your story

Showcase your skill set, passions and career aspirations on your personalized Hired profile.

Companies apply to you

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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