Overview

ABOUT US

Our mission is to help organisations put Voice First.

Opearlo is a Voice Innovation agency. We help brands make their products, services, and content accessible through Voice by building apps for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Other cool things about us:

  • We’ve already built loads of stuff on the Echo Show ( … the screen based Echo device).
  • We’ve built our own Analytics and CMS platform – and are one of only four Amazon recommended vendors.
  • We’ve got a roof terrace.

ABOUT THE JOB

We are looking for a Node.js developer who will be responsible for building and maintaining Alexa Skills for our client base, as well as training and mentoring more junior members of the team. Your primary focus will be developing the back end code which communicates between Alexa and the user, so you should be very comfortable with JavaScript and Node.js. You will be able to write clean, reusable and maintainable code, and have a strong understanding of serverless architecture using AWS services such as Lambda.

The ideal candidate should be well organised and confident in managing their own workload. You should also be prepared to occasionally attend client meetings and feel comfortable contributing to the project management and design aspects of future projects. We may also be rebuilding our CMS platform in the near future, so you would potentially be expected to lead that, ideally using a modern web technology such as React.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing code for Alexa Skills & Google Actions.
  • Building Voice Interaction models no the Amazon Developer Portal and API. AI.
  • Deploying code to AWS & Google Cloud and other related DevOps tasks.
  • Reviewing and maintaining existing projects.
  • Managing ongoing project plans and timelines.
  • Training junior developers and providing assistance where necessary.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 2-3 years professional experience using Node.JS/JavaScript(ES6).
  • Ideally will have worked with AWS for a year or more (Lambda,DynamoDB,S3etc.). •
  • React, Redux, Sass and other related web development technologies.
  • Comfortable with Agile methodologies.
  • Unit/integration/functional testing.

We build Voice Apps for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Visit us at www.opearlo.com

  • Bonus: Google Cloud Platform.
  • Bonus: Alexa Skills Kit/Google Actions.
  • Bonus: Serverless Framework.
  • Bonus: Other programming languages e.g.C#, Python, Java etc.

OTHER THINGS

Our offices are located near London Paddington, very close to the canal and other nice stuff. In general, we want you to come in! Occasional days at home are ok during crunch time, but we want you to be part of the team, and the banter.

CONTACT DETAILS

If you are interested, please apply now!

Opearlo is an equal opportunities employer. Job applicants may be asked to provide evidence of their ability to work and live in the country where the role exists.

Location: Paddington, London

 

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