We are looking for an experienced speech scientist. You have been building modern ASR and NLU solutions and are up-to-date with the latest developments within the academia. You are comfortable working with the latest machine/deep learning technologies and are not afraid to independently implement the latest research findings. ## You will be working very closely with our Chief scientist, who has been developing Amazon Alexa, Echo and FireTV products.

You will be a central part of our fast growing speech science team responsible for:

  • Developing our in-house speech recognition and natural language understanding systems
  • Prototyping novel ASR and NLU solutions
  • Designing automated data processing pipelines for speech and language data
  • Large-scale training of statistical models for ASR and NLU
  • Evaluating and benchmarking the ASR and NLU systems

You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:

  • Real passion and talent to develop outstanding ASR and NLU solutions
  • Strong background in machine learning and previous experience in ASR or NLU
  • Good programming skills to develop and prototype ML systems
  • Familiarity with large-scale data processing
  • Good team work skills
  • Traits of an inspiring team lead and have been mentoring junior scientists

We expect you to master most of the following tools and technologies:

  • Programming languages: Python, C/C++, Java
  • Machine learning: PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar
  • Cloud: AWS, Google Cloud
  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes
  • ASR tools: OpenFST, LM tools
  • Developer tools: Git, Github

We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:

  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture

How to apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechly.com. Please describe in your cover letter how have you in very practical terms been developing ASR and NLU solutions. Also please reflect how it compares to the modern state-of-the-art end-to-end architectures.