Your career with us

We are a team of experts with long experience from industry leading companies developing state-of-the-art technologies used by billions of users every day.

We believe in modern self-organizing teams where world-class professionals respect each other and organize their work in the smartest possible way, while contributing to the shared objectives

We believe in an open and fair work environment where a good day at work includes fun and laughter Our ambition is nothing less than building the leading voice technology company challenging some of the well known names in the market.

We are looking for talented and ambitious team members to join our journey in fundamentally changing how people interact with machines and each other

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Senior speech scientist

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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Speech scientist

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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NLU engineer

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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Developer evangelist

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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Senior software developer

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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Visiting Fellow

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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Machine learning trainee / Master’s Thesis Worker

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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Growth Manager

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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Senior speech scientist

We are looking for an experienced speech scientist. You have been building modern ASR and NLU solutions and are up-to-date with the latest developments within the academia. You are comfortable working with the latest machine/deep learning technologies and are not afraid to independently implement the latest research findings. You will be working very closely with our Chief scientist, who has been developing Amazon Alexa, Echo and FireTV products.

You will be a central part of our fast growing speech science team responsible for:
  • Developing our in-house speech recognition and natural language understanding systems
  • Prototyping novel ASR and NLU solutions
  • Designing automated data processing pipelines for speech and language data
  • Large-scale training of statistical models for ASR and NLU
  • Evaluating and benchmarking the ASR and NLU systems
You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:
  • Real passion and talent to develop outstanding ASR and NLU solutions
  • Strong background in machine learning and previous experience in ASR or NLU
  • Good programming skills to develop and prototype ML systems
  • Familiarity with large-scale data processing
  • Good team work skills
  • Traits of an inspiring team lead and have been mentoring junior scientists
We expect you to master most of the following tools and technologies:
  • Programming languages: Python, C/C++, Java
  • Machine learning: PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar
  • Cloud: AWS, Google Cloud
  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes
  • ASR tools: OpenFST, LM tools
  • Developer tools: Git, Github
We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechgrinder.com. Please describe in your cover letter how have you in very practical terms been developing ASR and NLU solutions. Also please reflect how it compares to the modern state-of-the-art end-to-end architectures.

Speech scientist

We are looking for an ambitious speech scientist to join our team. You have worked with modern ASR and NLU solutions. You are comfortable working with the latest machine/deep learning technologies and are not afraid to implement the latest research findings. You will be working closely with our Chief scientist, who has been developing Amazon Alexa, Echo and FireTV products.

You will be part of our fast growing speech science team responsible for:
  • Implementing machine learning algorithms for speech recognition and natural language understanding
  • Building data pipelines for model training and evaluation
  • Training and evaluating statistical models for ASR and NLU
You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:
  • Real passion and talent to develop outstanding ASR and NLU solutions
  • Experience in some of the following:
    • Speech and language processing
    • Machine learning
    • Software development
    • Cloud computing
  • Good programming skills to develop and prototype ML systems
  • Capability for data scraping, scripting and automation
  • Ability to learn new domains and technologies fast and independently
  • Analytical mindset
  • Good team work skills
We expect you to know most of the following tools and technologies and be eager and capable of learning fast:
  • Programming languages: Python,  C/C++, Java
  • Machine learning: PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar
  • Scripting: Unix scripting
  • Developer tools: Git
We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechgrinder.com. Please describe in your cover letter in detail what relevant experience you have from developing ASR and NLU solutions.

NLU engineer

We are looking for an experienced NLU engineer to join our ambitious and fast growing team. We are developing the next generation of NLU tools for enabling the next killer application for voice. You have built cool real world NLU applications, know the latest technologies and sometimes get frustrated of their limitations. You will be working very closely with our CTO, who has been developing Apple Siri.

You will be part of our fast growing NLU team responsible for:
  • Working closely together with our CTO and implementing NLU algorithms
  • Developing our NLU APIs and developer tools
  • Helping build scalable reusable NLU tools for internal and external use
  • Contributing to interesting pilot projects
You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:
  • Experience in implementing real world NLU applications
  • Experience or at least passion for modern machine learning based NLU approaches
  • Good programming skills to develop and prototype ML systems
  • Ability to learn new domains fast and independently
  • Analytical mindset
  • Good team work skills
We expect you to know most of the following tools and technologies and be eager and capable of learning fast:
  • Programming languages: Python, Javascript, C/C++, Java
  • Machine learning: PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar
  • NLU: Language modeling, POS tagging, Entity detection, Parsing, Lemmatization, Embeddings, FST
We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechgrinder.com. Please list in your cover letter practical examples where you have programmed NLU solutions and which programming languages and technologies did you use and why. Also list the languages you have done NLU for.

Developer evangelist

We are looking for a developer evangelist to join our experienced and talented team. We are building the developer tools required to create amazing voice UIs. Ideally you would be a known guru within your field and have credibility among developers. You have a solid developer background but enjoy talking to other developers and getting them excited about the latest state-of-the-art tools. You feel at home in Hacker News, Stack Overflow, Github and also like presenting to people.

You will be our first developer evangelist setting up the function and responsible for:
  • Contributing to our developer evangelism strategies and plans together with our CEO and CTO
  • Planning & preparing developer marketing materials and documentations
  • Building inspiring demos, sample apps and continuously improving our developer experience
  • Planning, organizing and participating in developer evangelism events and activities
  • Championing and presenting our APIs in events and conferences
  • Community managing the developer community and providing hands-on support
  • Channeling developer feedback directly into product development processes
You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:
  • Experience developing with relevant modern languages
  • Capability to translate complicated technical concepts into easy to understand inspirational stories
  • Developer credibility, e.g. hacker level skills, amazing products built or super active in the community
  • Good written and spoken communication skills, especially with developer audiences
  • Ability to pull off killer presentations and demos inspiring technical developer audiences
  • Passion for building stuff for fun, but still want to be out there talking to other developers
  • Possibility and interest for travelling
  • Fluent (preferably native) in English language
We expect you to master or at least have mastered most of the following tools and technologies:
  • Programming languages: Python, Javascript, C/C++, Java
  • Cloud: AWS, Google Cloud
  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes
We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechgrinder.com. Please describe in your cover letter what kind of developer experience do you have and how have you been engaging with the wider developer community.

Senior software developer

We are looking for an experienced software developer to join our ambitious and fast growing team. We are building a suite of APIs and SDKs that enable developers to easily add voice UIs into their own creations. You will be helping us build the world's best developer tools, globally scalable APIs and support for the most modern platforms. You enjoy solving tough challenges and being part of a superstar tech team building world class technology.

You will be part of our fast growing DevOps team responsible for:
  • Designing, implementing and scaling Speechgrinder’s APIs
  • Contributing to client-facing SDKs
  • Building and improving compute infrastructure together with our team of speech scientists.
You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:
  • Real passion and talent to develop awesome software solutions
  • Several years of advanced software development under your belt
  • Experience in machine learning, voice and language applications, and data engineering is a bonus but not required
  • Understanding of embedded applications and low level code optimization might come in handy
We expect you to master most of the following tools and technologies:
  • Programming languages: Python, Node.js, C/C++, Go-lang
  • Clouds: AWS, Google Cloud
  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Web technologies: http APIs, gRPC
We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechgrinder.com. Please describe in your cover letter what kind of cloud solutions have you been building and what programming languages do you prefer and why.

Visiting Fellow

We are looking for an ambitious and hands-on academic in the fields of Speech recognition or Natural Language Understanding to join our team for a temporary or permanent basis. You have a solid academic background and would like to get hands-on experience building practical applications leveraging the state-of-the-art research. You want to expand your perspective outside the academia, while staying close to those roots. You are an adept developer who gets stuff built fast and like trying things out in practice and measuring the results.

You will be working closely with our research teams responsible for:
  • Implementing new machine learning solutions based on the latest academic research
  • Helping build scalable and reusable ASR/NLU tools for internal and external use
  • Contributing to our internal research projects and pilot projects
  • Co-authoring scientific research based on our collaborative efforts
  • Collaborating with research institutions in sharing research findings both ways
You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:
  • Deep research experience in some of the following fields:
    • Speech recognition
    • Natural Language Understanding
    • Deep learning
  • A track record of great academic results
  • Good programming skills to develop and prototype ML systems
  • Familiarity with large-scale data processing
  • Good team work skills
We expect you to master most of the following tools and technologies:
  • Programming languages: Python, C/C++, Java
  • Machine learning: PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar
  • Cloud: AWS, Google Cloud
  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes
  • ASR: OpenFST, LM tools
  • NLU: Language modeling, POS tagging, Entity detection, Parsing, Lemmatization, Embeddings, FST
  • Developer tools: Git, Github
We can offer you a rare opportunity to complement your academic career with in-depth practical work building amazing technology products with us, and of course also:
  • Opportunity to contribute to academic research while building cool technology
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechgrinder.com. Please describe in your cover letter your research topics and practical implementation experience of ASR or NLU solutions. Also please reflect how your current research topics could be used in our company’s context and what we could achieve by working together.

Machine learning trainee / Master’s Thesis Worker

We are looking for an ambitious machine learning savvy developer to join our fast growing and experienced team. You are not afraid to implement machine learning solutions to different problems using modern technologies. You are passionate about new technologies and able to learn fast.

You will be supporting our different technical teams in:
  • Implementing machine learning algorithms for speech recognition and natural language understanding
  • Training and evaluating statistical models for ASR and NLU
You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:
  • Real passion and talent to develop outstanding ASR and NLU solutions
  • Experience in some of the following:
    • Speech and language processing
    • Machine learning
    • Software development
    • Cloud computing
  • Good programming skills to develop and prototype ML systems and write scripts for automation
  • Ability to learn new domains and technologies fast and independently
  • Analytical mindset
  • Good team work skills
We expect you to know most of the following tools and technologies and be eager and capable of learning fast:
  • Programming languages: Python, C/C++, Java
  • Machine learning: PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar
  • Scripting: Unix scripting
We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechgrinder.com. Please describe in your cover letter what kind of machine learning implementations have you been doing? What kind of contributions would you like to make for voice technology?

Growth Manager

We are looking for an experienced Growth Manager to join our team. We are building a growth engine that allows us to reach and connect with enterprises and developers everywhere effectively and efficiently. You love data, like to experiment and believe in automation. You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get stuff done fast. You have a proven track record of delivering growth leveraging some of the latest technologies or can learn really really fast.

You will be our first growth manager setting up the function and responsible for:
  • Working closely with our CEO and contributing to our end-to-end growth strategies and plans
  • Building and developing the capabilities and tools powering our growth engine
  • Analyzing data to identify opportunities and hands-on developing, testing and optimizing customer acquisition and retention tactics
  • Developing and testing relevant content across different channels for maximizing ROI
  • Managing direct marketing channels and leveraging paid channels when needed to generate high quality leads
  • Demoing our products to potential customers
  • Working together with potential customers and our technical team in finding the right ways to create value with our technology
  • Optimizing our sales funnel KPIs and owning our sales and marketing reporting
You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:
  • Great interest and some experience in working with modern growth tools(analytics, testing & targeting, marketing automation, direct marketing, data platforms…)
  • Can comfortably consult clients in finding an optimal solution for their problems using state-of-the-art technology
  • Ability to learn and try new tools and technologies independently with ease
  • Analytical mind set with drive for experimentation
  • Solid with numbers while creative with tactics
  • Driven and ambitious “just do it” attitude
  • Relevant experience in consulting considered plus
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Experience in consulting
  • Possibility and interest for travelling
  • Fluent (preferably native) in English language
We expect you to have some familiarity to the following tools and technologies and be eager and capable of learning fast:
  • Analytics: Google analytics, Adobe analytics or similar
  • A/B testing: Google Optimize, Optimizely, Adobe target or similar
  • CRM: Pipedrive, Hubspot CRM, Salesforce or similar
  • Marketing automation: Hubspot, Marketo, Salesforce Pardot, Adobe Campaign or similar
  • Data management platforms: Adobe Audience Manager, Salesforce DMP, Relay 42 or similar
We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:
  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture
  • Opportunity to develop your career towards more senior commercial positions either in sales or marketing depending on your interest
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@speechgrinder.com. Please describe in your cover letter what kind of exposure to the modern marketing tech stack do you have and how have you worked with clients in the past.