Cognitive Search Specialist

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Date: 29-May-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:120721 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Reporting to Insight Engine Platform Expert, purpose of this role is to build inhouse technical expertise for solutioning and building use case based on Sinequa platform.


Primary Goals and Objectives-

This role will be responsible for design, build and maintain Sinequa based Global search application in a DevOps model.

Person will work closer with Platform Expert to implement scalable Sinequa based solution for cognitive search use cases across multiple Metiers within Alstom. Implement search features, custom plugins such as connector and enhance the user experience in terms of relevancy and search engine optimization.



  • Act as Technical Expert on Sinequa platform and address all queries related to Sinequa platform
  • Understand business problem and provide solution utilizing Sinequa capabilities
  • Responsible for creating multiple POC, MVP to ensure SInequa is the right technology to solve business pain points
  • Work closely with architects from different fucntions to identify use case and align on solutions using Sinequa
  • Create technical documentations like Solution Design, Architecture Design Documents, Coding Statdard, Connector documents
  • Extend and customize the Sinequa platform to meet highly-specific customer needs, particularly for information access, presentation, and navigation
  • Configure the Search platform to connect to data sources, index and analyze documents, optimize searches, and present results to business users.
  • Design & Implement search features for the indexed data – Query intent based search, Entity extraction, Faceting, Sorting, Filtering, Relevance Boosting, Autosuggestion, Security etc.
  • Generate audit reports for search, administration and indexing events to enhance the user experience in terms of relevancy and for search engine optimization.
  • Implement custom connectors and develop UI using Angular framework
  • Manage multiple aspect of Sinequa platform - Infrastrtcure, Security, Accessibility, Performance, Scalability, Upgrades
  • Identify and implement Improvement Opportunity of the platform
  • Interact with BPO, Key Users to ensure better adaption of the platform and effectively manage communication.
  • Ensure technical governace is implement and followed for the use cases delivered by Partners
  • Continuosly interact with Sinequa team to lean and implement new featuers and fuctionalities of Sinequa platform
  • Experienced in processing unstructured data (NLP, text processing)



  • This is individual contributor role and hand on development is expected


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Should have strong 5years technical experience using Sinequa with upto 7years of overall experience in IT.
  • Should have worked on development of Enterprise Search use cases
  • Agile methodology & Devops processes
  • UI / UX basics is a plus





  • A strong sense for collaboration and being a team player
  • Structured thought process and articulation
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Analytical bent of mind and be willing to question the status quo
  • Possess excellent soft skills Sense of urgency, go-getter attitude Proactive,Self-motivated, quick learner is a must.


Technical experience on Sinequa is MUST.

  • Language Skills: English
  • IT Skills: Sinequa, Java, C#, Angular, API, NLP, ML
  • Experience in HTML / CSS / JavaScript development
  • Developing connectors using Java / .Net
  • Have knowledge on RDBMS , SQL queries and views
  • Location for the role? Travel? If yes, how much (%) - Bangalore. 5%.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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