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Conversational AI Application Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Conversational AI Application Engineer

Koko Home is seeking a Software Engineer to join our Conversational AI application engineering team who is excited about working on topics in the IoT and AI space, interacting with our Koko Home hardware-technology. We'd like you to be curious and love the challenge of solving problems. You will be part of a core group that plays a direct role in determining company direction and ultimately the success of the product.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • This is a hands-on engineering role that requires SW development experience. This is not a research position. You will write production-ready code that is shipped and used by our customers.
  • Take a major role in building our real-time multimodal pro-active voice interaction assistant
  • Contribute to our backend code-base powering our voice interaction system
  • Collaborate on designing and implementing data models that define the behavior of our assistant
  • Work with a high performing team of passionate engineers
  • In addition you will have the opportunity to learn and work on various parts of our product (embedded device, front-end, back-end, aws, kubernetes, etc.).


  • MS in Computer Science
  • At least 3 years of industry experience writing production ready code in Typescript
  • Experience in building Typescript applications that interact with LLMs, including prompt engineering, testing, RAG chunking and retrieval strategies
  • Strong development experience in Typescript and Node.js
  • Strong understanding of data-model design
  • SQL experience desirable
  • Python and FastAPI experience desirable
  • Beneficial: Experience in a full stack environment developing features on the backend and front-end
  • Excellence at communicating ideas and collaborating in oral and written form with the team

About Koko Home

Koko Home ( is a leading healthcare technology company focused on leveraging radar, AI, and LLMs to deliver remote monitoring and digital caregiver support. The Company’s multi-modality platform emerges as a beacon of innovation and compassion to improve outcomes, patient and caregiver experiences, and independence for the rapidly growing and diverse needs of the aging population and others in need of home care. The platform provides healthcare providers with visibility into patients' homes, monitoring early health risk indicators, engagement levels, and medical compliance, while empowering patients with easy access to personalized and direct care. The Company’s bold mission is shaping a future where personalized, immediate care is accessible to all using the simple power of their voice.


We offer competitive compensation and equity along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days and 401(k) plans.


Preference for candidates located in Sunnyvale, CA, or Los Angeles, CA.

No Visa Sponsorship

Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for work authorization in the United States at this time.

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