Sr. Software Engineer - Speech, Search & AI SoundHound
SoundHound is creating and productizing transformative technologies that improve life. Join us.
After amassing a global user community nearly 150 million strong, a large portfolio of core technologies and award winning products, we decided that is not enough. So, we put together a team of some of the smartest people in the world to work on the next big thing.
You will be joining this team to work on a stealth and disruptive platform that will change the way we interact with computers and information.
At SoundHound we value creativity, innovation, hard work, open communication and fast iteration, which allow us to act on valuable feedback from employees and users alike. SoundHound's culture is one of impromptu coffee breaks, less-impromptu fitness sessions, group lunches, and weekly happy hours. In vino veritas!
We offer a competitive salary, SoundHound stock options, unique camaraderie, catered lunches, and even occasional visits from recording artists (recently including Seal). SoundHound is an equal opportunity employer.
You are excited about being one of the first people to become proficient in a new programming paradigm.
You are passionate about search technologies, human computer interactions, artificial intelligence and speech recognition.
Your dream job involves building/owning the systems that improve the lives of millions of users every day.
You view coding as an art form, and your love of coding is second only to your love of deprecating even more code.
You are detail-oriented -- you notice opportunities to improve the system you are working on and care enough to go to the effort of putting in the improvements.
You are a fast learner with strong software development skills, enabling you to meet aggressive deadlines while producing scalable and maintainable systems.
Highly proficient in C/C++ and a scripting language such as Perl or PHP
Expertise with databases
Expertise in manipulating and managing large amounts of data
Strong experience with data conditioning and relevancy
Experience with text search algorithms and related systems
Strong English language communication skills
Nice to Haves:
Experience working with third-party APIs or datasets
Experience working in a client-server Agile development environment.
Familiarity with web crawling and related concepts
Fluent in Unix environment
How to Apply:
Please send us your resume and cover letter. Tell us why you would like a job at SoundHound in particular.
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