Senior Machine Learning Scientist

Santa Clara, CA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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SoundHound Inc.

SoundHound’s advanced, independent voice AI platform is connecting people with brands through “Conversational intelligence that’s more human™

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SoundHound builds Voice AI products with conversational intelligence that’s more human. We voice-enable everything from cars, devices, services, apps, and more so we can interact with technology like we do with each other–by speaking naturally. In turn, this allows our customers to extend their brand in new and meaningful ways. 

As a Machine Learning Scientist you will apply Machine Learning research to improve our Language Models, NLP models, and End-to-End ASR models, that serve our voice AI products. You will contribute to high-visibility products and see your research in production. Your ideas and contributions will 

As a member of the Language Modeling team, you will have opportunities to collaborate with your teammates spread across North America and Europe. As someone working on Machine Learning Research, you will have opportunities to present your research as well as learn from the research of others. 

In this role you will:

  • Research state-of-the-art methods for neural language models, NLP tasks, Transfer Learning, and End-to-End ASR
  • Prototype and productionize novel Machine Learning models
  • Mentor team members and lead technical discussions that drive project direction

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You have at least three years of relevant industry experience
  • You have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or in a related quantitative discipline
  • You have publications, patents or extensive research work in Natural Language Processing
  • You are adept at machine learning algorithms
  • You take pride in writing clean Python code
  • You thrive in a culture that values diversity, community, and growth
  • You love to learn and share your knowledge with teammates

We’d be especially excited if you have experience training Deep Neural Network models on GPU clusters and possess deep fluency in academic fields relevant to language modeling. Be sure to mention if you have publications in the field of Natural Language Processing or any experience in implementing and pushing Transformers (and its variants) to production.

Here at SoundHound, diversity, equity, and inclusion are key to who we are as a company. With a mission to build Voice AI for the world, creating a team with global perspectives is critical to our success. 

We care deeply about fostering an environment where everyone is supported and can do their best work. SoundHound will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits of employment.

Employees enjoy comprehensive health care, paid time off, discounted fitness classes, and flexible working hours. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and culture at 

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Come join our growing team and bring your unique voice to our mission!

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Tags: GPU Machine Learning NLP Python Research Transformers

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Startup environment

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
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