Software Engineer (SDE III) - Conversational AI Engine at Groupon
Chicago, IL, US

Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.

We are looking for a senior software engineer to join our AI Messaging team that connects merchants with their customers through 2 way messaging solutions enhanced by AI.

You will work on our NLU and Conversational engine.

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Build natural language understanding (NLU) and Conversational AI systems and applications

  • Be hands-on in technical feature development, design and code-reviews

  • Collaborate with teams in other organizations to coordinate and integrate

  • Create and maintain documentation for your projects

  • Mentor junior staff

  • Drive the discussion and decisions of technical topics related to the team

 

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Sciences or related fields

  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer

  • Strong knowledge of machine learning, NLP, and NLU

  • Good communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience with  building either conversational or voice applications

  • Experience with  SMS Messaging networks application development


Groupon's purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses.  To learn more about the world's largest local ecommerce marketplace,  click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to  check out the values  that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don't take our word for it.  Hear from real Groupon team members  and learn more about our  inclusive employee groups. If all of this sounds like something that's a great fit for you, then click apply and let's see where this takes us. 

 

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