SoundHound Inc. builds voice AI products that make it easier for people to engage with the world around them. We do this by creating custom voice assistants that make it possible for companies to extend their brand in new and meaningful ways. Today, our customized voice AI solutions allow people to talk to phones, cars, smart speakers, mobile apps, coffee machines, and every other part of the emerging ‘voice-first’ world.

As part of our Cross-Platform team, you will be optimizing resource consumption and integrating SoundHound’s speech technology into edge devices. We support SoundHound’s Houndify Voice AI platform and solutions such as automatic speech recognition (ASR), wake words, natural language understanding (NLU), and text-to-speech (TTS).

You will join a passionate and creative team that is distributed across our Berlin, Paris, and Santa Clara offices. 

In this role, you will:

  • Take on challenging embedded projects and deploy our software on various platforms
  • Adapt our ASR technology to efficiently run on embedded boards
  • Collaborate with core speech and machine learning teams
  • Provide technical guidance to more junior team members 

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You have at least ten years of industry experience, primarily in cross-platform development
  • You are well-versed in system profiling and multi-threaded programming
  • You have spent considerable time writing production-level C++ code in a Linux orenvironment
  • You are proficient in Bash, Python, or Perl
  • You are self-motivated and committed to producing quality work
  • You enjoy solving difficult problems while bringing out the best in your teammates

We’d be especially excited if you have experience running deep learning networks on edge devices. A background in CUDA, SNPE, OpenCL, Arm NN, or the like, would be very relevant. Also, don’t forget to mention if you have a background in AI and NLU.


Here at SoundHound, diversity, equity, and inclusion are key to who we are as a company. With a mission to build Voice AI for the world, creating a team with global perspectives is critical to our success. 

We care deeply about fostering an environment where everyone is supported and can do their best work. SoundHound will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits of employment. 

Employees enjoy comprehensive health care, paid time off, discounted fitness classes, and flexible working hours. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and culture at https://soundhound.com/careers/. 

Come join our growing team and bring your unique voice to our mission!


 

In this role you will:

  • Solve software challenges that arise in cross-platform development tasks
  • Deploy our software on various platforms

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You have ten years of relevant industry experience
  • You have a Bachelor’s in Computer Science or in a related quantitative discipline
  • You have extensive experience in system profiling and multi-threaded programming
  • You have a deep knowledge in cross-platform development
  • You are well versed in Linux and Linux tools
  • You take pride in writing clean, efficient C++ code
  • You are proficient in Bash, Python, or Perl

We’d be especially excited if you have experience with CUDA, SNPE, and/or OpenCL. If you have a background in AI and Natural Language Understanding (NLU), don’t forget to mention it.


At SoundHound Inc., we believe every brand should have a voice. As the leading innovator of conversational technologies, we’re trusted by top brands around the globe. Houndify, our independent Voice AI platform, with 70,000+ users, allows brands to create custom voice assistants that deliver results with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

Our mission is to enable humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally. We’re making that a reality through our SoundHound music discovery app and Hound voice assistant and through our strategic partnerships with brands like Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Deutsche Telekom, and Pandora. Today, our customized voice AI solutions allow people to talk to phones, cars, smart speakers, mobile apps, coffee machines, and every other part of the emerging ‘voice-first’ world.

Our diverse team of engineers, UX/UI designers, writers, data scientists and linguists are all passionate about creating a world with more conversations. With more than 14 years of expertise in voice technology, we have hundreds of millions of end users, and a worldwide team in six countries building solutions for a voice-first world.

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