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Speech Scientist

Published date a month ago
Posted: a month ago
Company Speechgrinder
Company: Speechgrinder
Location Helsinki
Location: Helsinki

We are looking for an ambitious speech scientist to join our team. You have worked with modern ASR and NLU solutions. You are comfortable working with the latest machine/deep learning technologies and are not afraid to implement the latest research findings. You will be working closely with our Chief scientist, who has been developing Amazon Alexa, Echo and FireTV products.

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

  • Implementing machine learning algorithms for speech recognition and natural language understanding
  • Building data pipelines for model training and evaluation
  • Training and evaluating statistical models for ASR and NLU

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

  • Real passion and talent to develop outstanding ASR and NLU solutions
  • Experience in some of the following:
    • Speech and language processing
    • Machine learning
    • Software development
    • Cloud computing
  • Good programming skills to develop and prototype ML systems
  • Capability for data scraping, scripting and automation
  • Ability to learn new domains and technologies fast and independently
  • Analytical mindset
  • Good team work skills

We expect you to know most of the following tools and technologies and be eager and capable of learning fast:

  • Programming languages: Python, C/C++, Java
  • Machine learning: PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar
  • Scripting: Unix scripting
  • Developer tools: Git

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
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture

How to apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Please describe in your cover letter in detail what relevant experience you have from developing ASR and NLU solutions.