Deepgram is looking for a Backend software engineer to lead the design and implementation of Deepgram’s products. You will design and implement secure, robust, and scalable services for speech processing; efficient, distributed data storage; optimized scheduling, and more. Your skill at building highly reusable code that overcomes technical challenges is paired with an intuition for delightful user experiences. You will be a critical voice in Deepgram’s Product and Engineering teams, driving high impact products from start to finish.


What You’ll Do


  • Improve Deepgram’s core ASR (automatic speech recognition) services including areas in networking, speech processing, scheduling, etc
  • Develop processes for measuring, building, and optimizing services to maximize system performance
  • Debug complex system issues that include networking, scheduling and high performance computer interactions
  • Customize backend services to support our customer needs
  • Design and implement new services, features, and/or products end to end.


You’ll Love This Role If You


  • Thrive in a fast-paced, impact-driven environment where learning new skills on-the-fly is encouraged.
  • Enjoy rapidly learning new technologies, libraries, frameworks, and languages.


It’s Important To Us That You Have


  • 5+ years of experience in an industry role
  • Programming experience in C, C++, or Rust, with competence in Python
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal.
  • A high level of experience and understanding of version control; preferably git.
  • Comprehensive experience with UNIX-style systems.


It Would Be Great if You Had


  • A basic understanding of the processes involved in modern machine learning frameworks
  • Experience with CUDA and comfortable with writing software that optimizes and/or interfaces to GPUs

Salary range of USD $120,000 to $200,000 base plus variable and equity regardless of location

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