Our client's mission is to push the envelope in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), and Audio Signal Processing, in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers. Your work will directly impact our customers in the form of products and services that make use of speech and language technology. You will leverage our client's heterogeneous data sources and large-scale computing resources to accelerate advances in spoken language understanding.
Our client's mission is to push the envelope in Machine Learning (ML) for Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), in order to provide the best-possible experience for our customers. We’re looking for a Software Development Engineer to help build industry-leading conversational technologies and machine learning systems that customers love.
As a Software Development Engineer for our clients team, you will be responsible for translating business and functional requirements into concrete deliverables with the design, development, testing, and deployment of highly scalable distributed services. You will also partner with scientists and other engineers to help invent, implement, and connect sophisticated algorithms to our cloud based engines. Prior domain knowledge including ML is a preferred, though not required. However, strong motivation to learn ML is critical for successful candidates. Candidates should also be very agile in developing flexible software with respect to scientific, experimentation methods and usage patterns. Additional responsibilities include:
Designing, developing and maintaining core system features, services and engines
Helping define product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product
Working with scientists and other engineers to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology, and evaluate technical feasibility
Operating in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules
2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience.
Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design.
1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, or related technical field
1+ years experience in programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Perl or Python and open-source technologies (Apache, Hadoop)
1+ years experience in algorithm design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis
Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs
Experience optimizing for short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities
Ability to prototype and evaluate applications and interaction methodologies
Ability to produce code that is fault-tolerant, efficient, and maintainable
Academic and/or industry experience with standard AI and ML techniques, NLU and scientific thinking
Experience working effectively with science, data processing, and software engineering teams
Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly
Written and verbal technical communication skills with an ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
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