SOLR Subject Matter Expert

Alexandria, VA

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a SOLR Search SME to support a critical mission for one of our Federal customers. 


  • Leverage SOLR Cloud with Big Data expertise to provide advice and validation of the architecture's performance and efficiency
  • Work with the customer to provide advice and validation of the technical architecture configuration
  • Provide advice and validation on SOLR Cloud and Zookeeper performance tuning, issues related to sharding, replica configuration, tuning for JVM, Disk, Network and other related areas
  • Provide advice and validation for query optimization measures


Skills & Requirements

  • 10+ years of professional experience
  • SOLR Cloud 4.X
  • Hadoop and/or Big Data skills related to SOLR Cloud and search indexing and parsing
  • Planning technical architecture, design and development of applications and data storage for complex systems, software and system development methodologies such as Scrum and Agile
  • Data migration and ETL experience from legacy to next generation systems
  • Expertise in automated systems performance including load, stress, data interface, code coverage and security evaluation
  • Web services and messaging experience


  • BS degree 


  • Alexandria, VA 


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of the time.

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