Ink Database Engineer M/F

Published: 18th July 2017

View the French version of this job description : Ink database engineer FR 2017

For more than 15 years, MyScript® has earned recognition and acclaim as the core technology powering the industry’s most advanced handwriting recognition engines. MyScript handwriting recognition and digital ink management technology provides optimal, consistent results with any digital writing device. In addition to the industry most comprehensive and accurate text recognition technology, MyScript can recognize complex mathematical equations, geometric shapes, and music notation.

By enabling a truly natural human machine interface, MyScript creates transformative opportunities for next-generation applications in the mobile, automotive, enterprise, education, and many other sectors.

With nearly 100 languages supported and a truly international team, MyScript serves customers worldwide from its headquarters in Nantes, France, and regional offices located in Paris, USA, Japan and South Korea.

With more than 350 millions of users worldwide, MyScript is strongly focused on innovation and high technology.

At the CES 2017, MyScript won the “best application” award for Nebo, our note taking app.

Ink Database Engineer

MyScript wishes to strengthen the management of its digital ink database. The database is composed of millions of handwriting samples we collected around the world or coming from our cloud activities.

It is crucial our R&D team as well as our product teams can easily access and query these data. The complexity of both the current infrastructure and growth of volume lead MyScript to transition to a NoSQL implemented with MongoDB.

Here is your responsibility scope:

  • Finalizing and maintaining our production pipeline implemented with a MongoDB database
  • Keeping inventorying data sources used (or needed) by our researchers, do triage and cleanup, before uploading them into the database
  • Developing Javascript based dashboards and GUIs (with Vue.js) to make visualization and querying easy to anybody in the company
  • Improving the existing infrastructure in close collaboration with the users
  • Defining how the infrastructure should evolve based on upcoming projects (e.g. evolving the data model to make it compatible with new cloud needs)
  • You will work in the SDK Platform team which is responsible for the whole technical infrastructure and continuous integration activities. You’ll collaborate closely with all the database users.

    Profile

  • Graduated from college or engineering school in computer science, you are experienced in technical infrastructure management and in particular in databases management, both in information storage and access to these databases tools
  • Ideally you have already been involved in major IT projects development including a significant component of data management, both in volume and performance
  • You know the NoSQL technologies, Big Data and distributed storage systems as well as the data visualization aspects. Knowledge in programming languages such as C, C + +, Java or JavaScript would be highly appreciated
  • Your technical curiosity and good interpersonal skills are driving your life and allow you to define the most appropriate solutions through a constant dialogue with demanding and highly qualified employees
  • Dynamic and rigorous, fast and accurate, communicating and enthusiastic, you will be able to create the referral database within MyScript and bring all teams to use it and make it live
  • You are fluent in English.
  • In an international context, you wish to join a dynamic team working on exciting projects.

    Within MyScript, you contribute to a cutting edge technology and are able to identify your direct contribution to the production. You integrate a human scale company which promotes creativity, initiatives, share experience and friendly atmosphere.

    The position is located in Nantes (West of France)

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