Job: Senior Machine Learning (Speech)Engineer

Title Senior Machine Learning (Speech)Engineer
Start Date 2018-05-23
Location Kiev, Ukraine
Job Information

Looking for highly responsible and motivated Senior Machine Learning (Speech) Engineer 

Client – well-funded startup using artificial intelligence to transform the immense world of audio transcription.

Job description – building the algorithmic back end together with CTO and VP Engineering


  • Highly self driven and responsible
  • Five years experience with applied machine learning
  • Comfortable with python, feels at home on linux
  • PhD in computer science, math or similar

As a plus:

  • Experience leading applied research independently or with a team
  • Experience with ML python tools such as scikit, Tensorflow, Keras, numpy
  • Experience with NLP tools such as srilm
  • Experience with ASR


As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer, you will build, extend and optimize spoken language understanding systems:

  • Implementing and improving acoustic modeling tools, training recipes and prototypes in Kaldi utilizing programming skills in Python and/or C++
  • Conducting experiments to assess the quality of speech recognition and natural language processing models and to study the effectiveness of different modeling techniques
  • Collecting and analyzing data in order to identify areas of possible improvement or enhancement of the system
  • Presenting and discussing ideas and results

Your daily tasks will include:

  • Train and assess acoustic and language models using existing or modified recipes in Kaldi
  • Work with NLP tasks such us text classification or punctuation error identification using PyTorch and/or TensorFlow
  • Work on ASR related tasks such as music detection or speaker diarization
  • Deploy ML models into production

Conditions we offer:

  • Opportunity to work at a start-up environment and international team
  • Generous terms and equity as we want our employees to share in Verbit’s success
  • Relocation program for people from other cities

Don’t hesitate to contact us!

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