Job Listings : Front-end Software Engineer, Chatbots, and Natural Language Engineering

Company : NEA
Post Date : 05/12/2017
Type : Full Time

Front-end Software Engineer, Chatbots, and Natural Language Engineering | Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time
Front-end Software Engineer, Chatbots, and Natural Language

Syllable is a funded startup company in Sunnyvale, California. We develop intelligent assistance through text and voice using natural language for high value interactions. The initial product focus is in the automotive, energy and healthcare sector. Our software assists those who seek services, such as a customer or patient, and those who provide services, such as a customer service representative or caregiver.

Our mission is to provide intelligent assistance with machine learned technology for interactions between an organization and an individual that involves multiple human participants.

Position Summary
As Lead Front-end Engineer, you'll be responsible for designing and building front-end web application for our platform that enables rapid development of chatbots and virtual agents using natural language and machine learning.
Your responsibilities will include:
Using frameworks such as React and Redux to build modern and responsive web applications.
Taking ownership over projects end to end, bringing them from design to production.
Establish best practices for our front-end codebase, building reusable, testable, scalable and well documented code.
Opportunity for leadership of frontend projects

As a lead developer, you will also have the opportunity to participate in our research projects working to develop the long-term technical vision

Applications should have experience in leading development of web applications and will be required to manage all aspects of software design and development for the front-end, as well a provide input into important aspects of testing and operations.

Minimum qualifications:
3+ years of experience in modern web application development
Experience with modern web frameworks such as React / Redux or Angular
Hands on experience with test and QA of web applications
Experience with structured data development using API driven JSON data representations
Experience developing applications for Amazon AWS or Google Cloud Platform

Preferred qualifications:
BS degree or greater in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience
Significant experience developing customer-facing software
Experience engineering software systems of medium-to-large scope and complexity
Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server applications

Work Environment
Our work environment focuses on the following core values
We value diversity of thought and believe diverse backgrounds and different approaches to problemsolving
can contribute to our mission
We are a learning organization and we strive, with empathy, to study the respective industries we
serve as we build better human-computer interfaces
We are collaborative and transparent and respect our customers. We believe transparency is critical to
serving our industries
We work diligently to create a workplace that supports work/life balance. As a team we want our
work ethic to include serving the needs of our families at home

Thank you for your consideration.

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