Job Listings : Full Stack Software Engineer, Chatbots, and Natural Language Engineering

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

Full Stack Software Engineer, Chatbots, and Natural Language Engineering | Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time
Senior Full Stack 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.

Syllable currently develops technology in the following areas:
Decision tree understanding
Information extraction and semantic parsing
Language understanding and dialog building
Machine learning and theory formation
Question answering
Visual knowledge extraction and automated visual understanding
Task understanding and automation

Position Summary
As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, you'll be responsible for architecting, building, and maintaining the web
applications and services that will power our customer experience.

This includes:
Designing and building backend web services and APIs to power web applications

Designing and building modern and responsive web applications using state of the art web application frameworks
Building out our technical infrastructure to meet the demands of a growing user base
Taking ownership over projects end to end, bringing them from vision to reality
Working with product owners from creation of vision to QA of final product
Establish best practices for our codebase, building reusable, testable, scalable and well-documented code.

Additionally, as a lead engineer, you will have the opportunity to:
participate in our research projects
working to develop the long-term technical vision
taking a leading role in implementing a customer pilot through supporting the software development process
helping to develop collaborative and strategic relationships with relevant academic and industry organizations

Applicants should have experience designing and building web services and web applications from scratch and should have participated in several iterations of a product launch. This is a technical leadership role that will give the opportunity to establish a core part of our company's technology.

Minimum qualifications:
BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience
3+ years of prior full stack experience in modern web services/web application development
Development experience in JavaScript, Java, C++, or Python
Experience with markup languages such as HTML
Experience with structured data development using data representations in XML or JSON
Web application development experience

Preferred qualifications:
Master's or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related technical field
Signiō€¾cant experience developing customer-facing software
Experience engineering software systems of medium-to-large scope and complexity
Development experience designing object-oriented JavaScript
Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as React, AngularJS, Polymer or Closure.
Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server applications
Experience developing applications for Amazon AWS or Google Cloud Platform

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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