We are seeking an experienced Product Manager to initiate, plan, and execute projects focusing on our Houndify ASR (automatic speech recognition) product. 

The highly optimized, tunable, and scalable ASR engine supports millions of users around the world across industries such as auto, mobile applications, medical devices, appliances, and more.  Houndify ASR is an integral part of the overall Houndify developer platform.

In this role you will:

  • Own the Houndify ASR roadmap and be able to define, prioritize, and execute based on input from a variety of stakeholders
  • Translate product goals into product requirements, specs, user stories, and wireframes
  • Drive delivery by working with cross functional teams including engineers, business development, marketing, designers, and data-scientists
  • Make data driven decisions and set KPIs for the product 
  • Keep an eye on the market and the industry including competitive and market research
  • Champion the product by giving demos to customers highlighting new and innovative features as well as key benefits and advantages 
  • Contribute anything and everything to make the product successful

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You have 3-5+ years of experience as a software Product Manager or equivalent, in a speech recognition field
  • You have successfully shipped software products at scale in fast paced environments
  • You are comfortable working directly with customers 
  • You believe communication and documentation is critical to a project’s success
  • You are self motivated, collaborative, and hands on
  • You have experience writing code, code samples, blog posts, and developer facing documentation
  • You have worked with a number of developer platforms and understand what makes them successful
  • You have a degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent

We’d be especially excited if:

  • You have hands on software development experience
  • You have the ability to create functional prototypes and conduct user research
  • You understand both embedded and cloud solutions
  • You have prior startup experience
  • You have exposure to voice, search, natural language understanding, and related technologies
  • You have a desire for periodic hands-on coding role in addition to the above responsibilities

This role can be based in our Santa Clara, CA office or Toronto, Canada office

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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