RELX Group Search Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

Search Engineer


Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Senior Engineer OR Principal Engineer, Search Relevance

LexisNexis is creating the preeminent search tool for the legal industry, delivering content and software services, and next generation products to our customers while advancing the rule of law wherever we operate.

Our engineers design, develop and deploy products used by thousands of clients daily, to access more than 2.5 petabytes of legal and business information. Our search relevance team works to maximize the quality and effectiveness of the search experience for all LexisNexis products globally.

As a vital member of this team, you will be challenged with meaningful work that pushes you to be your best, both professionally and personally. We utilize cutting-edge technologies to create connections between billions of data points and present untapped insights through a fantastic, visual customer experience. Your contributions are critical to our success; you will have the tools, team, and benchmarks needed to succeed.

We are seeking a senior relevance engineer to help design and build the next generation of our search technology that powers the targeted retrieval of LexisNexis legal data. This role requires a technical leader comfortable with ambiguity and skilled at organizing teams through the complexity of building search models to improve our clients’ experience. The ideal candidate will have experience building machine learning models and information retrieval systems at scale.

As a Senior Engineer on the Search Relevance team you will:

  • Serve as a technical lead on cross-product projects

  • Decompose complex problems into simple solutions

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of web-scale data processing

  • Has experience in search relevance engineering

  • May have contributed to open source or internal projects

  • May have a working knowledge of Elastic Search, Solr etc

LexisNexis Legal & Professional ( is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis- and Nexis- services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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