Senior Python Engineer, Backend at AssemblyAI

3 weeks ago Development & Programming Middle, Senior Full-Time 120,000-160,000 $/Year
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We're looking for a senior backend engineer with strong software and cloud engineering skills. You'll help us build highly scalable developer-centric APIs powered by state-of-the-art ML models.


Skills & requirements

  • 5+ years of engineering backend applications using Python and/or other backend language(s) such as Java, C#, JavaScript, Go, C/C++
  • 5+ years of working with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • 2+ working with Python backend frameworks like Django, Flask, or Tornado
  • 2+ years developing REST APIs
  • 2+ years working with common AWS services
  • 2+ years of production support experience


Description

AssemblyAI (http://www.assemblyai.com) is the #1 rated API for Speech Recognition. Thousands of developers use our APIs to transcribe millions of videos, podcasts, phone calls, and zoom meetings every day - powering innovative products like visual voicemail, meeting summarizers, and closed captioning.

We're backed by leading investors including Y Combinator, John and Patrick Collison of Stripe, Daniel Gross, and Nat Friedman. We were founded in 2017.

Responsibilities:

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Build new API features and endpoints
  • Build automated test suites and CI/CD pipelines
  • Integrate and deploy state of the art machine learning models into production
  • Build new batch and streaming applications
  • Refactor applications to eliminate tech debt
  • Troubleshoot production issues
  • Participate in the team on-call rotation

You'll love this job if you....

  • Enjoy solving complex technical problems, even when there is no perfect solution.
  • Enjoy being in a fast paced, customer-facing role.
  • Thrive in small, cross-functional teams. We like to wear many hats here!
  • You're excited to tackle big technical challenges like fast scaling of ML models and achieving zero-downtime deploys.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity
  • 100% Remote team
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Premium Healthcare (100% Covered)
  • Dental Care
  • $1K budget for your home office setup
  • New Macbook Pro (or PC if you prefer)
  • 3-4x/year company paid team retreats
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