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Software Development Engineer - TTS Engine & SDK

Software Development Engineer - TTS Engine & SDK

Job ID 
494285
Location 
PL-Gdansk
Posted Date 
5/22/2017
Company 
IVONA Software Sp. z o.o.
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Want to work on one of the coolest and most innovative pieces of technology in the recent years? We built the state-of-the-art Text-to-Speech system and cloud services Amazon Polly and Amazon Alexa. Our technology is available through Amazon Web Services (AWS) and powers devices such as Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Tap, Fire Tablets and FireTV. And this is just the beginning. We’re on to build the Star Trek computer and you have a chance to be part of this. Come join us, together we will revolutionize the way people interact with devices and services! We are inventing the future.

Are you interested in speech and language technologies? This position offers a truly exceptional opportunity to be part of a team working on an industry-leading speech-enabled platform. You will have a chance to work alongside Software Developers and Researchers who are subject matter experts in speech synthesis and related fields and become an expert yourself!

The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building low-level solutions. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field such as mathematics, engineering, or related field, or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience with C
  • Experience with Java, C++, C# or Objective C
  • Strong fundamentals of Computer Science: data structures, algorithm complexity analysis, algorithm design, OOP/D, low level data manipulation, networking basics.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's or higher degree in computer science or related field such as mathematics, engineering, or related field, or equivalent industry experience
  • Python or other scripting languages
  • BASH scripting experience
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix environment
  • Knowledge of Android or iOS development
  • Familiarity with Speech Technologies
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning
  • Familiarity with Digital Signal Processing

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