ABOUT THIS ROLE
Bots made with Rasa are only as good as the data that goes in and our tools are designed to make that training process intuitive, interactive and power-user friendly. We have two great open source libraries in Rasa Core and Rasa NLU, and for our enterprise users we have Rasa X, a powerful set of tools that enhance the development process. We design our user experience to be simple, customisable and giving as much power to the user as possible. Our codebase is a large React application with Redux state management and fully typed using Flow. We have an emphasis on functional programming, easily testable components and solving problems with high quality, maintainable solutions and minimum technical debt.Please keep in mind that we are describing the background we imagine would best fit the role. Even if you don’t meet all the requirements, yet you are confident that you are up for the task, we absolutely want to get to know you!
- You are a capable and versatile engineer who can build great products for the web.
- You can use functional programming and static typing to write code that’s reliable, readable, and fast.
- You are primarily motivated by building and shipping great products, and you’re happy to look at build systems and backend code when necessary.
THINGS YOU WILL DO
Come up with creative and sensible solutions to interesting and often unique problems (this may be your favourite part!)
Architect, code and test a large frontend codebase
Improve the user experience of our documentation (a crucial part of the product!)
Contribute, be it with code or informed feature requests, to our Python backend services. Those services support the frontend we make, but we also encourage our customers to use them to make their own tools, so API design is crucial.
Be involved in collecting qualitative feedback from customers
Contribute expertise to defining the future of the product, including features, priorities and UX.
Work closely with our other frontend developer, reviewing each others code and holding each other to a high standard.
Work with driven people across all areas of the company—from marketing and business development to machine learning research and UX design—to create the tools to let all makers build AI assistants that everyone can use.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US
- Flexible hours, work from home when you need to
- 1000 Euro’s personal development fund to help you grow within your role
- 26 days paid holiday per year
- A new Macbook, and other Tech to help you to do your job
- Your choice of snacks, fresh fruits + drinks at the office
- We have regular team events, as well as regular social events
- 2 team offsites every year, our last one was 3 days in beautiful Brandenburg.
At Rasa, we're building the standard infrastructure for conversational AI. With over half a million downloads since launch, our open source tools are loved by developers worldwide, and Rasa runs in production everywhere from startups to Fortune 500s. Our friendly community is growing fast, with developers from all over the world learning from each other and working together to make text- and voice-based AI assistants better.
Rasa's machine learning-based dialogue tools allow developers to automate contextual conversations. What are contextual conversations? Real back-and-forth dialogue that is handled seamlessly. Taking AI assistants beyond fixed question / answer pairs creates exciting new use cases for people and business. The tip of the iceberg includes automation of sales & marketing, internal processes, and advanced customer service that integrates into existing backend systems. With Rasa, companies control their own destiny, investing in AI that they own and ship instead of relying on third parties.
Rasa has raised $14 million in total funding from Accel, Basis Set Ventures and open source founders such as Ross Mason (MuleSoft), Mitchell Hashimoto (Hashicorp) and Florian Leibert (Mesosphere). The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with R&D offices in Berlin, Germany and was founded in 2016.
Rasa is an equal opportunity employer. We are still a small team and are committed to growing in an inclusive manner. We want to augment our team with talented, compassionate people irrespective of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.