About the role:
We are looking for a Frontend Software Engineer who shares our passion for shaping the future of customer experience solutions and providing the best possible experience for our customers. You will play a key part in advancing the VUI search experience by improving product usability and delivering new features that redefine the way user engagement will happen!
Your contributions will directly impact our customers and ultimately improve the overall user experience.
In this role you will:
Collaborate closely with design, engineering, and product teams to create the best experience for our customers (onboarding, portals) and end users (interactive interfaces for digital channels)
Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code and compelling user-facing interfaces
Build and maintain reusable software components and front-end libraries for future use
Optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent
Experience with common front-end development tools such as webpack, Babel, npm, etc.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and workarounds
Strong understanding of web application architecture
Strong understanding of REST APIs
Writing clean, scalable, standards-compliant and reusable code with strong focus on quality
Ability to adapt and learn new tasks quickly and switch between the as required
3+ years experience as a frontend developer
Experience with search technologies and/or natural language processing
Real-time communication applications using WebSockets or WebRTC
Native mobile software development experience (iOS and/or Android)
Proficiency in test-driven development libraries
Performance optimization of high-traffic websites
Experience in data visualization using D3.js or other visualization library/tools
The ability to make real impact on enterprises seeking search innovation
Fully-paid health benefits
Fully remote work environment with an office in downtown Boston
15 paid company holidays (including your birthday!)
Significant growth opportunities
About the Company
VUI, Inc. is a startup based in Boston, MA and Trento, Italy. VUI's AI-powered eCommerce search solution accurately finds the products customers want. Our team is revolutionizing online and in store search using patented natural language query understanding, deep learning technology, and an optimized search engine to return the most relevant search results. Join us to help shape the future of product search!
VUI is an equal opportunity employer. VUI recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.