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Staff Research Scientist, Speech Recognition



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

The Opportunity

Do you want to develop cutting edge AI technology to help people get unparalleled value from meetings and conversations? Do you want to contribute fundamental research to product development and drive the industry forward? Come join our core AI team responsible for ASR and work alongside industry-veteran scientists and engineers. With your subject matter expertise in ASR models you’ll have a high impact on our product and mission to make conversations more valuable.

Your Impact

  • Design and develop algorithms for accurate and efficient speech recognition
  • Train, evaluate, and optimize ASR models for various factors including accuracy, latency, and resource utilization
  • Preprocess and curate large speech datasets for training models
  • Stay updated on the latest advancements in speech recognition and related technologies
  • Collaborate with backend team to deploy new models to production

We're looking for someone who

  • 10+ years of industry experience, ideally working on end-to-end ASR
  • Masters or Ph.D. degree in computer science, machine learning, speech/language processing or related field
  • Strong programming skills with working knowledge of Python & C++
  • Comfort working in a Linux command-line environment
  • Team player with good communication skills (oral and written)

About Otter.ai

We are in the business of shaping the future of work. Our mission is to make conversations more valuable.

With over 1B meetings transcribed, Otter.ai is the world’s leading tool for meeting transcription, summarization, and collaboration. Using artificial intelligence, Otter generates real-time automated meeting notes, summaries, and other insights from in-person and virtual meetings - turning meetings into accessible, collaborative, and actionable data that can be shared across teams and organizations. The company is backed by early investors in Google, DeepMind, Zoom, and Tesla.

Otter.ai is an equal opportunity employer. We proudly celebrate diversity and are dedicated to inclusivity.

*Otter.ai does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies without a written agreement in place for permanent placements. Any resume or other candidate information submitted outside of established candidate submission guidelines (including through our website or via email to any Otter.ai employee) and without a written agreement otherwise will be deemed to be our sole property, and no fee will be paid should we hire the candidate.

Salary range

Salary Range: $210,000 to $275,000 USD per year.

This salary range represents the low and high end of the estimated salary range for this position. The actual base salary offered for the role is dependent based on several factors. Our base salary is just one component of our comprehensive total rewards package.