Software Manager - UI - JavaScript, Node, Typescript - Robotics Firm - Boston, MA Area - Up to $150K+

Position Title – WRTPJSSWCL102017

Software Manager - UI - JavaScript, Node, Typescript - Robotics Firm - Boston, MA Area - Up to $150K+

Excellent Compensation Package – Base + Equity + Comprehensive Benefits

Local candidates Only - No Contractors/Consultants Please

Company

Private, AI social robotics firm – Well funded – Lots of upside

Position Summary:

My client is looking for a hands-on Software Manager to lead their Robot UI Skills team. This team develops the Robot’s applications (aka "skills"), which make him unique and lifelike! They deliver expression and emotion as well as functionality. They need a leader who has worked closely with user-interface design teams and delivered their vision into production. Experience managing remote employees and third party partners are critical to success in this role. You will have the opportunity work alongside some of the brightest minds in the business to help them create unforgettable user experiences. If you love the idea of working on robots and being part of something huge, they would like to talk to you!

Responsibilities:

• Develop robot skills including voice, graphics, motion, touch, camera inputs, touch inputs, and emotion expression

• Significant focus on Design, developing, and debugging code

• Rapidly update software based on feedback from customer research and UX Design teams

• Manage skills software teams including some offshore developers

• Collaborate with third party partners developing skills

• Work with platform and core technology leads to identify requirements, dependencies, API contracts, data formats, and optimization.

Required Skills and Competencies: • BS CS

• 5+ years developing interactive UI software

• JavaScript, node/npm, & Typescript

• Proven track record of shipping production quality software

• Ability to debug and profile large-scale code bases

• Experience leading a small team(s) of developers

Desired Qualifications & Experience:

• VUI/Speech interfaces

• Efficient use of memory, CPU, and bandwidth

• Game programming experience

• C++ and QT

• AWS

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - GaryWright@WrightAssociates.org - WEB Site – www.wrightassociates.org

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