Search Engineer | Solr | Java | Team SEARCH (f/m/d)

in Hamburg Zentrale
Direkt auf dem OTTO-Campus in Hamburg die Zukunft des E-Commerce vorantreiben und den E-Commerce-Spirit von OTTO und die Innovationskraft unseres Konzerns erleben. Die Zusammenarbeit aller Teams macht täglich erfolgreich und steuert in den Otto Group Funktionsbereichen 123 nationale und internationale Einzelgesellschaften. Das klingt spannend? Dann starten wir gemeinsam durch.

On our Hamburg-based OTTO campus, you will drive the future of e-commerce. Take advantage of OTTO's e-commerce spirit and the innovation power of the global acting Otto Group. Discover the teams that make the largest online retailer in Germany.

We are team SEARCH and ensure that our 8 million customers get the best search results. To achieve this, we use diverse ranking models to find the best products in the search of our customers. To find these products among millions of products is a great challenge for which we need your expertise!

Our Tech Stack:

  • Solr | Java | AWS | Python | Scala | Lucene

Was Dich erwartet:

  • You are responsible to guide us through the next 'black friday week', to have the best response time, stability and also correct ranking in the search results in an ecommerce search in Germany.
  • Be creative in finding solutions for problems of information retrieval in the domain of e-commerce.
  • Become part of our crossfunctional team - we work with agile methodologies: kanban, pair programming and test-driven development.

Do you have questions? - We will give you the possibility to contact Hendrik Wimmer of team SEARCH. Would you like to meet your future team and experience your workspace live? You will get the chance within our application process at a later stage within our process.

Was Du mitbringen solltest:


  • Strong experience in building high throughput and large scale search systems with Solr/Elasticsearch/Lucene.
  • Production experience in solving recall and precision problems and monitor search quality in the context of an e-commerce search.
  • Strong Java Knowledge.


  • Familiar with a CI/CD and the AWS-Stack.
  • Willing to contribute to the open source community.
  • Desire to work in pair programming.
  • Solid english skills.


  • Customer-centric prioritization and data-driven decision-making.
  • MVP mindset, continuous improvements of products and interal processes.
  • Interested in new developments by attending meetups and conferences.

Was wir dir bieten:

  • With us you will find an appreciative work environment and an open corporate culture.
  • Flexible working hours, 37.5 hours per week, flextime and home office options - your working day is designed by yourself.
  • Expert know-how and creative leeway - we support your personal and professional development.
  • 3 canteens, 2 bistros and a foodtruck on the campus - something for every taste.
  • Meditate in our meditation room, strengthen the team spirit in our company sport or use our own fitness lounge.
  • Meet your colleagues in the social spaces, use our libraries for undisturbed work or just work outside on the campus where is wi-fi everywhere - new work makes it possible.
  • Become part of our culture - you will find much more benefits here!

Deine aussagekräftige Bewerbung mit Bezug auf die Nummer
03033007 richte bitte an:

Otto (GmbH & Co KG)
Hannah Wilkens
Werner-Otto-Straße 1-7
22179 Hamburg
Tel.: 040/ 6461-6768

Tipps zur Bewerbung bei OTTO gibt es hier.



Otto (GmbH & Co KG)

Hannah Wilkens
Recruitment, Otto (GmbH & Co KG)
Werner-Otto-Straße 1-7
22179 Hamburg
Tel.: 040/ 6461-6768