Whisper.ai

Head of Infrastructure at Whisper.ai

San Francisco · Full Time

Whisper uses deep learning in hearing aids to amplify only the voices and sounds of interest - the #1 need for 360MM+ folks with hearing loss. Our system has 10x the noise reduction of existing products and builds the dataset and footprint for the best hearing and voice algorithms in the world. We have top audiologists and hospitals on board, tier1 investors, working prototypes, preorders, and an amazing engineering team. If you're passionate about helping people hear again and research grade technical work we'd love to talk to you!

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Job Description

As we're scaling our operations we're looking for a Head of Infrastructure to accelerate our research to the next level. Ideal candidates would have extremely strong experience building production data management and experimentation pipelines and systems. Work includes:

- anchoring and building out a world class deep learning infrastructure team
- architect and implement experimental frameworks to rapidly iterate on new ideas across very large datasets requiring significant hardware resources
- create modular systems allowing experimentation within any part of a large stack with automated end to end execution and evaluation from data collection to training and human raters
- solve customer problems by shaping metrics to deliver intelligible, aesthetically pleasing audio versus simply SoTA scores
- craft pipelines and strategies to assist with model quantization, compression, and hardware cognizant execution in coordination with the hardware team to deliver real time inference
- lead construction of distributed model training across multiple servers, coordinate data pipelines and versioning, lead infrastructure and tooling efforts
- must love working on challenging new problems and have strong leadership experience

If you're interested in research grade problems, immediate leadership and ownership of company defining decisions, top compensation, and work which directly helps 360MM+ people hear again - we'd love to hear from you.

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What We're Building

Whisper uses deep learning in hearing aids to amplify only the voices and sounds of interest - the #1 need for 360MM+ folks with hearing loss. Our system has 10x the noise reduction of the leading competitors with a lower price point - and builds the dataset and footprint for the best hearing and voice algorithms in the world. We've got top audiologists and hospitals on board, proof of concept functionality, preorders, tier 1 investors, and an amazing engineering team. If you're passionate about expanding the capacity of humankind, helping folks, and research grade technical work we'd love to talk to you!

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Whisper.ai Team

Dwight Crow
CoFounder Whisper.ai. Sold prior ML startup to Facebook. Ran eComm team at FB, was early Arista Networks, & CompSci President UC Berkeley.
Andrew Song
Co-founder, Whisper.ai. Led consumer messaging PM team @ Facebook. Software experience spanning embedded HW, software security, and mobile + web engineering.
Shlomo Zippel
Co-Founder, Whisper.ai
Emmett McQuinn
Effective Computer Scientist; Built amazing things at @Stanford Bio-X, @IBM Research, @San Diego Supercomputer Center, @Quid, @Skydio .
Zachary Rich
Hardware engineer, Whisper.ai. Previously: HW lead on Apple AirPods & Lightning Cables.

Whisper.ai Investors

Avichal Garg
serial entrepreneur; former Director of Product at @Facebook ; part-time at @Y Combinator
Lee Linden
Entrepreneur & Early Stage Investor Founder of @Tapjoy Founder of @Karma Ads/Commerce at @Facebook