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Senior Software Development Engineer - Speech and Language Technologies

Senior Software Development Engineer - Speech and Language Technologies

Job ID 
519090
Location 
PL-Gdansk
Posted Date 
9/28/2017
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 recent years? We built Amazon Alexa, the Amazon cloud service that powers devices such as Amazon Echo, Echo Dot FireTV, and Amazon Tap. We’re on a journey to build the Star Trek computer for customers. Come join us, together we will revolutionize the way people interact with devices and services! We are inventing the future.

As a leader of the development team you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.

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 team work, 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 extensive 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

  • 8+ years experience building successful production software systems
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Strong software design and development skills.
  • Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (C/C++, Objective C, Python, Java) and open-source technologies (Linux, Spring, Memcached, Elasticsearch).
  • Ability to communicate technical ideas with peers and non-technical peers.
  • Understanding of fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, complexity analysis and data structures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong personal interest in learning, researching, and creating new technologies related to foreign languages, linguistics and phonetics. Experience in developing in a Linux environment
  • Knowledge of speech technologies and NLP.
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Clear, professional communication skills able to contribute to team discussions, knowing when to contribute, when to listen, and when to ask questions.

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