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Speech Recognition Engineer

€50k – €80k • 0.0% – 0.1%
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**About Us**

SoapBox Labs builds speech recognition technology for children ages 3 to 12, and powers products across a wide range of areas from literacy and language learning, to toys and games. Our technology leverages state-of-the-art deep learning techniques and thousands of hours of real world children’s voice data. Thanks to our proprietary data and platform, SoapBox Labs is the most accurate speech recognition solution in the world.

The SoapBox platform allows developers to voice enable their digital apps and products for online and offline use.

We are a research driven, privacy by design solutions company, and are fully GDPR and COPPA compliant. We will never commercialise our data for profit.

**About the role**

You will work with our team to help scale our speech recognition platform for children’s speech. You will be apart of a brand new project, focusing on on-device multi-modal AI platform, encompassing both voice and vision, that offers the user complete privacy while driving deeper and more natural interactions with smart toys, games, AR/VR, and smart home device.

Our ideal candidate will already have experience with speech recognition technology and demonstrate an interest in learning more about embedded systems and neural networks with Tensorflow and similar technologies.

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed candidates who thrive in a dynamic, self-directed team environment.

**About you**

We are open to hearing from a range of candidates with;

* A Masters or PhD in with an audio/speech recognition component
* 3+ years relevant work experience in speech recognition product implementation
* Comfortable with C++ and/or Python development
* Proficient working with voice/speech data

**Desirable skills or able to demonstrate interest in learning about;**

* Speech recognition implementation in embedded systems
* Neural networks development with tensorflow or similar

This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of children’s voice technology in a growing deep tech startup based in Dublin City. It’s a dynamic, friendly and supportive team, with a competitive remuneration package (with stock options).

**Please attach your CV and include a cover letter explaining why and how you are the right person for the role. Applications without a relevant cover letter will not be reviewed.**

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