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Full-stack developer: Interactions

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

We are looking for a full-stack developer to join our Interactions team. Full-stack for us means working on the back-end (mainly Kotlin, but also Nodejs) and front-end (mainly ReactJS) of robot applications and tools used to build the same, as well as working with cloud infrastructure and databases.

As part of the Interactions team, you will have a unique opportunity to work both on developing the tools for developers to build robot applications, as well as build robot applications yourself. To clarify, on one hand you will work on our social robot platform, specifically tools used for skill developers and designers to build applications for Furhat. Ont he other hand, you will work with our dialog designers to build applications on top of the platform, stretching what social robots are capable of.

You will work side by side with our Speech Technology experts and get a chance to become a thought leader in this space - defining how social robot applications are built. As part of this, you will get the chance to teach 3rd party developers the principles of Furhat development.

By joining Furhat, you will join us on a journey to create world leading conversational robots that interact with us the way we interact with each other, and be in the driver’s seat of developing a new genre of applications between human and machines. You will be part of a very ambitious team of scientists, entrepreneurs and engineers building the most advanced social robotics platform on the market. Furthermore, you will be an early employee at one of the most promising and high impact startups, backed by some of Europe’s most prominent investors.

As a full-stack developer in our Interactions team, you will:

  • Work together with UI/UX designers to architect and implement features on our developer-facing parts of the platform - such as tools for dialog design and natural language modeling

  • Together with dialog designers build social robot applications for Furhat, both working on live products and proof-of-concept projects.

  • Collaborate with other developers, platform engineers, product owners and other stakeholders.

  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies, especially in speech technologies and DSLs

Skills & Requirements

To be an ideal candidate, you have:

  • Solid full-stack (web) development experience

  • Experience from at least one typed language

  • Experience setting up and maintaining cloud infrastructure

  • >3 years industry experience

  • Proven ability to perform well in a fast-paced, agile environment

  • >= BSc degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Bonus points if you also have:

  • Solid experience in the ReactJS ecosystem

  • Experience of Kotlin/Java

  • An interest and experience in designing interfaces and UX

  • Creativity and an interest in the artistic creation of social robot applications

  • Experience leading other developers and projects

Note: We will currently only be able to accept candidates that are eligible to work in Sweden without a visa sponsorship. For exceptional candidates, exceptions can be made.

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Located at top technical university, KTH

  • Choose your own tech gear

  • Free beverages, snacks, team ginger shots

  • Personal health insurance & life insurance

  • Monthly workout grants

  • Paid vacation & parental leave

  • Competitive option package

  • Breakfast at the office

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

  • Easily accessible for commuters

  • Work with the coolest technology around

About the company

We are an artificial intelligence and social robotics startup with the vision to make interaction with technology truly human. Founded by four PhDs in social robotics at KTH, we are an ambitious, small team of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs backed by prominent investors. Our product is the most expressive and customizable social robot on the market, powered by a state-of-the-art multi-modal conversational platform and a developer suite used by 3rd party developers to build robot applications. We are now looking for high-achievers that share our passion, to join our ride.

Ludvig Linse | Hiring Manager

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