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Backend Software Engineer @ Deepgram

The Opportunity

Deepgram is looking for a Backend software engineer to lead the design and implementation of Deepgram’s products. You will design and implement secure, robust, and scalable services for speech processing; efficient, distributed data storage; optimized scheduling, and more. Your skill at building highly reusable code that overcomes technical challenges is paired with an intuition for delightful user experiences. You will be a critical voice in Deepgram’s Product and Engineering teams, driving high impact products from start to finish.

About Deepgram

Deepgram is the leader in high performance computing (HPC) solutions for next-generation speech analytics. Our software works closely with GPU hardware to provide a low-latency, high-throughput, scalable speech API that our customers engage with. At Deepgram, you would be designing products powered by the latest deep learning technologies; implementing secure, robust, and scalable customer-facing services; and working with customers to ensure they are fully leveraging Deepgram’s product offerings. Ideal candidates would thrive on a faced-paced, impact-driven environment where learning new skills on-the-fly is encouraged.


  • Improving Deepgram’s core ASR (automatic speech recognition) services including networking, speech processing, scheduling, etc
  • Measuring, building, and optimizing services to maximize system performance
  • Debugging complex system issues that include networking, scheduling and high performance computer interactions
  • Customize backend services to support customer needs
  • Designing and implementing new services, features, and/or products.


  • Ability to rapidly learn new technologies, libraries, frameworks, and languages.
  • Expert competence in C, C++, or Rust (preferably Rust), with competence in Python.
  • Competence in version control (preferably git).Competence with UNIX-style systems.
  • Competence in working with and developing distributed systems.
  • Desired: Basic understanding of the processes involved in modern machine learning
  • Desired: competence in CUDA and comfortable with writing software that optimizes and/or interfaces to GPUs

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Last Modified: 2020-10-4 4:29:46
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