Senior Backend Engineer, Python (Deep Learning Research Framework) at AssemblyAI

Posted on: 06/13/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

full time

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Tags: gcp nosql github sql python aws nlp javascript

**AssemblyAI is an AI company - we build powerful models to transcribe and understand audio data, exposed through simple APIs.** Hundreds of companies, and thousands of developers, use our APIs to both transcribe and understand millions of videos, podcasts, phone calls, and zoom meetings every day. Our APIs power innovative products like conversational intelligence platforms, zoom meeting summarizers, content moderation, and automatic closed captioning. **We’ve been growing at breakneck speed, and are backed by leading investors including Y Combinator’s AI Fund, Patrick and John Collision (Founders of Stripe), Nat Friedman (Former CEO of GitHub), and Daniel Gross (Entrepreneur & Investor in companies including GitHub, Uber, Coinbase, SpaceX, Instacart, Notion, and Cruise Automation).** AssemblyAI’s Speech-to-Text APIs are already trusted by Fortune 500s, startups, and thousands of developers around the world, **with well-known customers including Spotify, Algolia, Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal, and NBCUniversal.** As part of a huge and emerging market, AssemblyAI is well on its way to becoming the leader in speech recognition and NLP. **Join our world-class, remote team and help us build an iconic deep learning company.** **Our Team** ------------ **We are a fully remote team made up of problem solvers, innovators and top AI researchers with 20+ years of experience in Machine Learning, Speech Recognition, and NLP from places like DeepMind, Google, Meta, Amazon, Apple, and Cisco.** Our culture is super collaborative, low-ego, transparent, and fast-paced. We want to win - and have a flat organization where everyone can openly share ideas (regardless of their title or position) in order to get the best idea. As a remote company, our team members are given a lot of trust and autonomy to work where and how they want. We look for people to join our team who are ambitious, curious, and self-motivated, and we put a lot of trust and autonomy into everyone on our team. **We want to empower everyone to do their best work with whatever tools, structures, or resources they need to perform at their highest potential.** **The Role** ------------ AssemblyAI is growing quickly, and we’re searching for a senior backend engineer to help create and own our Deep Learning research framework. You'll need strong software and cloud engineering skills along with framework/library maintainer experience. **Some of your responsibilities will include:** * Help to design our new experiment framework and integrate it with an open source management platform * Enable researchers to launch many experiments in the cloud across 100s of accelerators by running a single shell script * Design, implement, and maintain the experiment framework, databases, and documentation that all our researcher depend on everyday to perform research * Ensure that model code is hermetically packaged so that it can be easily deployed to production **You'll love this job if you....** * Enjoy solving complex technical problems, even when there is no perfect solution * Enjoy having ownership of a mission critical software * Enjoy working on a system that enables large scale deep learning research * Thrive in small, cross-functional teams. We like to wear many hats here! **Requirements** ---------------- * 3+ years of engineering backend applications using Python and/or other backend language(s) such as Java, C#, JavaScript, Go, C/C++ * 2+ years of working with SQL and NoSQL databases * 2+ years working with common AWS or GCP services * 2+ years of being a maintainer of a heavily used library or framework * 2+ years of working with accelerator backed compute (GPU or TPU) **Benefits** ------------ * Competitive Salary + OTE * Equity * 100% Remote team * Unlimited PTO * Premium Healthcare (100% Covered for you + dependents) * Vision & Dental Care * $1K budget for your home office setup * New Macbook Pro (or PC if you prefer) * 3-4x/year company paid team retreat