Senior Technology Leader - Enterprise Search in Fort Lauderdale, FL

$250K - $500K(Ladders Estimates)

Citrix Systems, Inc   •  

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Industry: Enterprise Technology


15+ years

Posted 55 days ago

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

What we're looking for:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we are all about.

The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You will enjoy ourworkstyle within an incredible culture. We will give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

Citrix is seeking an experienced Enterprise Search Architect to join the global Citrix Engineering team for all Citrix products. As the lead Search Architect, you are responsible for all search related architecture choices across the Citrix portfolio serving over 100 million end-users. This role will provide high-level architectural guidance and advice to the technical staff building enterprise search capabilities. They will participate as a technical expert in design, architecture, and development throughout the organization.


  • All architectural and design choices around (full text) search technologies for all Citrix products
  • Educating the bigger Citrix team about search requirements and architectures
  • Create a strategy and vision for analytics over unstructured data
  • Mentor Citrix engineers
  • Speak at internal and external conferences

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Expert knowledge in open source and cloud search technologies such as Lucene, Elastic Search, Solr as well as good understanding in commercial available search technologies
  • Expert knowledge in text analytics technologies such as Word2Vec and various Natural Language Processing tools
  • Expert knowledge in scale-out architectures for large multi-tenant cloud environments
  • Expert in container technologies, micro-services and continuous deployment
  • Know the architecture differences between unconditioned searches and secure search
  • Know the difference in quality of search for different languages
  • Know how text vectorization techniques can impact a search strategy
  • Know what the difference in requirements for knowledge workers use cases versus e-discovery use cases
  • How Lucene index merge processes can ruin performance
  • How to make a tradeoff between update performance and read performance for secure search use cases
  • How secure facet computation impacts search performance
  • Strong presence at industry conference
  • Strong interest in educating the worldwide Citrix Engineering team


  • MS or PhD in Computer Science
  • 15+ years in search and information retrieval technologies

Valid Through: 2019-10-17