Senior Software Engineer, Speech Recognition

  • SoundHound Inc
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 03/06/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

SoundHound Inc. builds voice AI products that make it easier for people to engage with the world around them. We do this by creating custom voice assistants that make it possible for companies to extend their brand in new and meaningful ways. Today, our customized voice AI solutions allow people to talk to phones, cars, smart speakers, mobile apps, coffee machines, and every other part of the emerging 'voice-first' world.

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join our core speech technology team. You will collaborate with researchers and software engineers to ship various speech technology solutions. Team projects include deep learning acoustic models, wake word detection, voice biometrics, and sound event detection.

Our team is distributed across our office in Europe and North America. We enjoy flexible working hours and a high level of ownership across our projects.

In this role, you will:
Productionize deep learning acoustic models for our Houndify Voice AI Platform

Build feature extraction tools and inference engines

Guide junior teammates on projects and share best practices

We would love to hear from you if:
You have five-plus years of industry experience

You graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science

You are well-versed writing production level C++ or Python code

You are adept with algorithms and data structures

You do your best work when you're in a creative and diverse environment

We'd be especially excited if you have experience with large-vocabulary speech recognition engines and toolkits such as Kaldi. Be sure to let us know how comfortable you are using deep learning frameworks like Tensorflow and PyTorch. Familiarity with real-time audio and signal processing is also a plus!

Here at SoundHound, diversity, equity, and inclusion are key to who we are as a company. With a mission to build Voice AI for the world, creating a team with global perspectives is critical to our success.

We care deeply about fostering an environment where everyone is supported and can do their best work. SoundHound will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits of employment.

Employees enjoy comprehensive health care, paid time off, discounted fitness classes, and flexible working hours. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and culture at https://soundhound.com/careers/.

Come join our growing team and bring your unique voice to our mission!