Technical Lead - Search

Mumbai, India
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Technical Lead - Search




JioSaavn is South Asia’s leading audio streaming service to access, discover, and listen to favourite songs & Podcasts across languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more.





At JioSaavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world. Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.

JioSaavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experience. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose JioSaavn, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr etc.

Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

JioSaavn prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination. We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.


If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you.


ROLE: Technical Lead with a team handling experience of 2+ years.



● Designing and developing scalable solutions.

● Working closely within/cross team and mentoring juniors

● Coming up with the best approach from a list of solutions

● Maintenance, Upgradation and Monitoring of the system

● Taking ownership of the project from initial design to the complete deployment



● Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field from a reputed college (The CS degree is good

to have but should not be a requirement. Relevant experience in the same field can also count

towards eligibility)

● 4+ years’ experience in building Search applications

● Knowledge about SOLR and have worked with Search related projects

● Strong technical knowledge related to NLP, NLU, Transformer models, named entity recognition,NER models, BERT, spell correction, phonetics handling, token based matching, vector search and search ranking.

● Experience with leading projects in search relevance

● Strong CS fundamentals, problem-solving skills, data structures and algorithms

● Worked with highly scalable system design, architecture and technology selection related projects.

● Experience in a microservices architecture is a plus

● You are comfortable working with a dynamic team with rapidly shifting priorities

● Excellent verbal and written communication skills



At JioSaavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company. You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously to make a difference in the way the world experiences music


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