BACKEND DEVELOPER

The Company:

VUI, Inc. is a startup based in Boston, MA and Trento, IT. Our team is revolutionizing how people communicate with digital interfaces through AI and machine-learning powered conversational interfaces. Our voice assistant enables businesses to connect with consumers in an unprecedented way. Join us to help shape the future of voice-enabled customer experience.

The Position:

We are looking for a Backend Software Engineer who shares our passion for shaping the future of voice-enabled customer experience solutions and providing the best possible experience for our customers. You will play a key part in advancing the VUI conversational experience by improving product usability and delivering new features that redefine the way voice and visual user engagement will happen! Your contributions will directly impact our customers and ultimately improve the overall user experience.

In this role you will:

You will help define the engineering culture and processes with us as we build out the team together. You are passionate about best practices, and know how to ensure your product is performant and high quality. Most importantly, you are skilled at finding the iterative path forward, helping your team take products from MVP to competence to excellence.

  • Design and deliver high-quality, well-tested, scalable backend software systems
  • Shape the engineering future of the company by contributing to architectural decisions for the overall platform strategy
  • Root-cause and resolve bugs during QA and production

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent
  • Understanding of software engineering fundamentals, and the ability to articulate design trade-offs
  • Experience with micro services and event-based architectures
  • Significant experience with at least one core object oriented language: Java, C++, Python, or JavaScript (Java preferred)
  • Experience with core areas of a modern web stack (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, HTTP WebSockets, Databases)
  • Strong understanding of web application architecture
  • Strong understanding of REST APIs
  • Ability to adapt and learn new tasks quickly and switch between them as required
  • Experience in profiling and optimizing systems, especially distributed ones

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Voice application and/or chatbot AI development experience
  • Real-time communication applications using WebSockets or WebRTC
  • CPaaS platforms (Twilio, Bandwidth, etc.)
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (Vue.js, React)
  • JavaScript/CSS/HTML5, Typescript (or strong ES6 experience), SAAS, Node.js
  • API, SDK, or developer portal experience where developers were your customer
  • Performance optimization of high-traffic websites
  • Experience with speech technologies and/or natural language processing
  • Contributions to open-source frameworks and/or libraries

VUI offers:

  • Ability to make real impact for enterprises seeking voice-first innovation
  • A highly experienced and dynamic startup team
  • A fast-paced, exciting, collaborative, and rewarding environment working with customers in a number of industries
  • Significant opportunity to grow and succeed

 

 

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Boston Office

179 South St., 6th fl.

Boston, MA 02111

USA

Trento Office

Piazza Manci, 17

Povo, Trento 38122

IT

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Get the latest updates on VUI

WE’RE HIRING

View our latest job postings

Boston Office

179 South St. 6th fl.

Boston, MA 02111

USA

Trento Office

Piazza Manci, 17

Povo, Trento 38122

IT

VUI, Inc.