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Viva Translate

Viva Translate

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Viva Translate is seeking passionate individuals to join our team of ML researchers & engineers from top institutions such as Google and Stanford. We are creating a world where language is no longer a barrier to work and opportunity, and we are starting across Latin America.

Viva is building an AI tool that helps people read, write, and speak better across English, Spanish, and Portuguese. If you share our vision for a borderless future and are a motivated builder, idealist, and explorer, we would love to hear from you.

What you'll be doing

  • Write clean, scalable & efficient code
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Build reusable code libraries for future use
  • Design and implement RESTful APIs
  • Optimize the performance of applications for full-scale production deployments
  • Provide code documentation and other inputs to technical documents
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Set up and execute deployment processes and error monitoring (Sentry)
  • Perform troubleshooting and debugging to optimize performance

Must-have skills 💪

  • 4+ years of experience as a Backend Engineer or similar positions
  • Knowledge of Python, JavaScript, Typescript, Node.js, Express, Django, REST APIs.
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational databases
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Experience in container systems (Docker), microservices, GIT version control, CI/CD, and working in high-performance environments
  • Comfortable working in a highly agile, intensely iterative software development process
  • Positive and solution-oriented mindset
  • An inclination towards communication, inclusion, and visibility
  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions

Nice to haves 🍒

  • Experience with frontend technologies such as React, Redux, Vuejs, etc.
  • Experience with Websockets, Socket.io, WebRTC based technologies
  • Experience with cloud services (AWS, Google)
  • Familiar with DevOps

Our values 💛

  • Continuous growth - we take pride in setting new standards and taking ownership in our work
  • Data-driven - Decisions made together based on data and logic
  • Open integrity - we promote a low ego environment that treasures transparency, empathy, and feedback
  • Play - we champion diversity and creativity, and want everyone not be afraid to fail & fail quickly