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A global company with a universal vision

Founded in New York City with over 1,200+ employees spanning 6 continents and dozens of countries, LivePerson has reimagined the office-centric workplace to focus on an employee-centric workforce. Employees are empowered to do their jobs safely and effectively from their optimal location in the COVID era and beyond.

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Our global team of 1,200+ experts use a set of principles to guide our daily actions in pursuit of our mission: making life easier for people and brands everywhere through trusted Conversational AI.

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SDE II - Node.js Engineer

at LivePerson (View all jobs)

Mountain View, CA or remote-US    

LivePerson is a transformational force in how brands and consumers communicate. With over 18,000 brands, including HSBC, Disney, Verizon, and Home Depot, we are on a mission to make life easier for people and brands everywhere through trusted Conversational AI. We believe in a future where conversations are the norm for getting your intentions fulfilled - whatever they are.  

We are an innovative, intent-driven company that believes in building the future and we are looking for growth minded, unconventional thinkers, developers and builders to join the team.

You will thrive here if:

You can operate in a fast paced, dynamic environment

You can build partnerships that move our business forward

You build code that is simple, understandable, and clean  

You see feedback or failure as motivation to learn and to grow

You believe data-driven decision making is the norm

You relate to our core principles (link) and want to work with Conversational AI experts

In this role you will:

  • Designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance
  • Design complex high performance backend services using NodeJS
  • Development of technical specifications and documentation
  • Debug production issues and help maintain existing code
  • Participate in on-call rotations
  • Work with Bots & Automation team in building next generation bot runtime platform

You should be an expert in:

  • Strong programming skills in NodeJS/Typescript with good knowledge of Websockets and data streaming services
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience integrating with third-party APIs
  • Experience debugging/testing distributed microservice applications
  • Knowledgeable of technologies such as SocketIO, Kafka, Redis, RabbitMQ
  • Experience building RESTful microservices
  • Familiar with basic DevOps tasks for deploying applications in dev/test environments
  • Experience with Git, Jenkins, and other Development tools
  • Experience in Kubernetes a plus

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience building successful production software systems

Why you’ll love working here:

LivePerson was named to FastCompany’s World’s most innovative companies of 2020 list for the Artificial Intelligence category. We offer top tier tech & data science colleagues, along with opportunities to push your own limits. We embrace invention and experimentation. Most importantly, you’ll have an ability to make an impact at work and at brands across the globe as we build the future with trusted Conversational AI together.

At LivePerson, people from diverse backgrounds come together to do their best work and be their authentic selves. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

   

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