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. 

About You:
  • Your dream job involves building and owning the systems that improve the lives of millions of users every day.
  • You are passionate about building a user experience that is innovative and delightful.
  • You love writing code, reviewing code, deprecating code, and mentoring other engineers.
  • You are detail-oriented — you notice subtle UI/UX issues and care enough to go to the effort of fixing them.
  • You are interested in the front-end space and stay up-to-date on the latest developments.
  • You are a fast learner with strong software development skills, enabling you to meet aggressive deadlines while producing scalable and maintainable systems.
  • You can operate independently but are not afraid to seek help when you need it.
  • Bonus: You have a GitHub profile and have contributed to, or created open source projects.
Responsibilities:
  • Play a central role in the rapid development and launch of game-changing products
  • Play a key role in the design process by providing rapid prototypes to the team absent of complete requirements
  • Collaborate with the product team, UX team, and server-side developers to develop compelling and delightful user experiences
  • Provide mentorship, leadership and guidance on design and technology decisions
Requirements:
  • 4+ years of experience in HTML, CSS, Javascript, and version control (eg. Git) 
  • 3+ years of experience with the latest web frameworks and libraries such as NodeJS, Express, React, Redux, and SASS
  • Knowledge of relational databases such as MySQL, as well as NoSQL databases 
  • Comfortable with high levels of responsibility and ownership
  • Experience integrating with REST and service-based architectures
Nice to Haves:
  • Side projects and interests that demonstrate your technical knowledge and highlight your interests.
  • A GitHub profile 
  • Product focused with an eye for UI/UX 
  • Fluent in Unix environment
  • Interest in music and speech recognition technologies

What we offer: 

  • A supportive team that helps you grow and succeed as an engineer 
  • The opportunity to work on game-changing products in a rapidly growing organization 
  • Flexibility and autonomy 

To Apply: 

  1. A link to an application or personal project you have worked on, OR
  2. Link us to a web application you love using and tell us why. 

 

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