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Senior Solr Developer

HarmonyTech is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Apache Solr Developer, to work within a team to drive the development and delivery of enterprise search solution.  The ideal candidate will design, administer and  contribute to development of search applications utilizing Java and Solr technology stack.  The candidate will work with customers to translate business requirements into software solution, utilizing best practices to formalize Solr implementation & usage.  Additional duties include production operations support, test and debugging software.

Position is available in McLean, VA location (no telework), requires public trust clearance, and US citizenship.


  • Requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years of related experience or equivalent.
  • At least 7 years of web application development experience in search field
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in administering large scale SOLR or ElasticSearch clusters.
  • Experience with Apache Solr - installation, configuration, administration, patching, upgrade and migration.
  • In depth knowledge of Solr services including custom plugins
  • Advanced Java expertise
  • Solid understanding of consuming RESTful APIs
  • Ability to write & document clean and efficient code
  • Understanding of common development principles and design patterns
  • Agile development experience


  • Relevant training and certifications
  • Experience working with the federal government
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance
  • Experience with Linux a plus

About HarmonyTech

We have been delivering information technology services and solutions across the Federal government and commercial clients for over a decade. Our employees are the most important assets of our company because they delivery value and care for our clients. We are a company of passionate technologist constantly evolving in our understanding and application of technology to best fulfill our client’s mission needs. We operate under a flat and efficient organizational structure to ensure our hand-picked consultants have the flexibility to take risks and be innovative. We typically work in small, agile teams as we design and develop solutions to address our client’s business challenges. Our success is measured with every satisfied customer and employee.

Why you want to join us

  • You have a passion for solving our customers complex business problems
  • Awesome learning and professional development opportunities
  • A culture built on teamwork and excellence


HarmonyTech offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance (company contributes 85% of the entire premium)
  • Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Commuter Benefits (company contributes $100/mo for you to allocate between mass transit and parking expenses)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Paid Federal Holidays
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
  • Click the benefits package link above to check out the benefits we offer


HarmonyTech believes in a policy of equal employment and opportunity for all people based on merit. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and Drug Free Workplace Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. Additionally, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of HarmonyTech.

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