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Software Development Engineer – Text-to-Speech on Fire OS (Android)

Software Development Engineer – Text-to-Speech on Fire OS (Android)

Job ID 
543731
Location 
PL-Gdansk
Posted Date 
9/14/2017
Company 
IVONA Software Sp. z o.o.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Are you interested in speech and language technologies? Do you have experience with Android platform? Have you ever wanted to see your work used on millions of devices world-wide? This position offers a great opportunity to be part of a team that works on an industry-leading Text-to-Speech solution for Fire OS (Android) based devices such as Fire Tablets, Fire TV and last but not least, Amazon Echo Show powered by Alexa – Amazon virtual voice assistant.

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 passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track of record in delivering new features and products. A commitment to teamwork and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are required. Creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance products requires technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building low-level solutions. This person has succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in an innovative environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Programming in Java and C++ (NDK) for Android in Linux/Mac environment
  • Basic knowledge of Python and Bash
  • Experience in building software using Gradle
  • Knowledge of Android API evolution
  • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in developing applications in Android using Text-to-Speech API
  • Experience in developing Android services
  • Experience with speech and language understanding systems
  • Experience with Fire OS devices
  • Deep knowledge of Android architecture
  • Experience in building Android images from source code

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