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Senior Software Engineer

We’re searching for an exceptional senior software engineer to advance the Furhat platform. The successful candidate will be a phenomenal technologist, excellent mentor, and skilled communicator. This person strives to empower our customers, and is passionate about making robots that will change the world, all while thriving in a fast-paced startup environment. If all of those items don’t describe you, this won’t be for you.

As a senior software engineer at Furhat, you’ll play a key role in advancing our platform. You’ll be responsible for making decisions about architecture and technology adoption, and accountable for the security, performance, maintainability, and customer impact of those decisions. You’ll be a member of a highly effective, cross-functional team, driving design meetings and agile processes necessary to achieve timely, high quality results.

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills & Experience

  • At least 10 years of professional, real world experience as a software developer
  • Proven architectural skills across multiple products
  • Experience in shipping and maintaining both installed-on-device and cloud-based software
  • At least five years of experience in Java (preferred) or C#
  • At least three years of experience in Kotlin
  • At least two years of experience with Node in JavaScript or TypeScript
  • Familiarity with C++
  • Extensive experience debugging complex distributed systems
  • Experience working within and developing for Linux systems (Ubuntu preferred)
  • Strong communication skills necessary to drive effective communication in a global, hybrid workplace environment
  • Strong understanding of best practices across a wide variety of technologies, including both functional programming and OOP methodologies
  • Strong ability to decompose large complex problems into manageable, loosely coupled tasks
  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining customer-facing APIs

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A bachelor's degree or better in computer science or related discipline
  • Familiarity with chatbots or other conversational agents
  • Understanding of user interface design principles
  • Experience with GCP, Azure, or AWS (preferred)
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Experience with shell scripting (BASH preferred) and systemd
  • Familiarity with React
  • Experience designing and implementing conversational systems
  • Familiarity with statistical machine learning and deep learning algorithms
  • Familiarity with both relational and document-based database systems

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Competitive option package

  • Paid vacation & parental leave

  • Monthly workout grants

  • Personal health insurance & life insurance

  • Free beverages, snacks, team ginger shots

  • Choose your own tech gear

  • Located at Södermalm, close to Södra Station

  • Friday breakfast

  • Team building. Game nights, AWs, cook-offs etc.

  • Easily accessible for commuters

  • Work with the coolest technology around

About the company

Furhat Robotics, the industry leader in social robotics, is revolutionizing the way people interact with technology. Our robots provide the most accessible platform for creating deep, engaging, and impactful experiences. By leveraging a unique combination of core platform and artificial intelligence technologies, we empower our customers to build sophisticated, human-like, socially-aware interactions.

We’re a growing startup company that originated within the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Because of this, our robots are built with strong fundamentals in human robot interaction (HRI) and conversational system design. Our experience and deep expertise gives our customers the advantage in creating interactions that would otherwise be impossible. We’re leading the robot revolution, and in search of others who believe in inspiring the future of early adopters and innovators around the world.

Morgan Bell | Contact Person

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