Elastic Search Developer

Job Title: Elastic Search Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: £350 - £389 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EH+%2F+16969
Contact Name: Emily Heyworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 01, 2017 11:38

Job Description

Elastic Search Developer required for a large organisation to implement the replacement search technology platform for their website.  We’re looking for a highly experienced developer/architect who has worked with the NHS or organisations on a similar size.


The role:
  • Update ISS monitoring User Interface and SQL database to improve performance and ability
  • Developing and implementing Elastic Search Solutions
  • Rewrite parallel feeders from scratch
  • Defining, architecting and implementing enterprise search solutions

Person specification:
  • Significant experience in developing and implementing Elastic Search solution
  • Significant and recent experience with Visual Studio 2005/2008
  • SQL Server 2005/2014 experience
  • Experience of developing and deploying containerised solutions using Docker and Rancher
  • Ability to write code to interface with MS SQL Server
  • Ability to write Unit tests and use test driven development to deliver functionality
  • Practical experience of developing and continuous integration with GitHub        
  • Experience in Service Oriented Solutions, SOAP messages
  • Experience with Linq and Generics
  • Experience of Xml, Xml entities and Xml encoding types
  • Web Services
  • Knowledge of data standards
  • Excellent knowledge of CSS3, HTML5
  • Excellent knowledge of Javascript frameworks and Ajax
  • Regular Expressions (REGEX)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. A good communicator including preparation and delivery of presentations, workshop design/ facilitation
  • Excellent problem solving skills and scientific method
  • Strong inter-personal, analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Successful track record of engaging and influencing senior executives internally and externally on complex initiatives

For an informal discussion please contact Emily Heyworth on 01543 622 389 or

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