Senior Data Scientist - Speech Recognition

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Your Role::
As a Senior Data Scientist in the Analytics group you will be building machine learning and speech recognition solutions for Global Relay’s customers. You will be applying a wide variety of models to very large audio communication archives in order to recognize and transcribe communication content. This is a new and exciting activity for Global Relay’s customer business so this is a great time to join.

Your Job:

  • Working closely with other data scientists and developers in building and deploying various machine learning models for Global Relay’s customers
  • Being a subject matter expert on current speech transcription and speaker identification techniques
  • Interacting with product managers on enhancements to our core products
  • Executing all steps in the data science process from understanding business requirements to deploying models
  • Producing reports detailing model performance

About You:

  • 5+ years of experience with solving machine learning/speech recognition problems
  • Experience working with very large data sets in an enterprise-wide application environment
  • Knowledge of signal processing methods for audio processing and time series analysis
  • An understanding of different neural network architectures as applied to speech recognition such as: Attention-based models, RNNs and CNNs
  • Python, Bash and C++ experience
  • Knowledge of common machine learning libraries such as: Scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, HTK, Kaldi, Julius, Sphinx and others
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Nice to Haves:

  • MSc or PhD in a STEM or Linguistics subject
  • Data collection and cleaning experience
  • Data engineering skills
  • Experience building acoustic or language models for speech recognition
  • Experience with:
    • Natural language processing models
    • Kubernetes and micro services
    • Working in an agile development environment
About Us::
For more than 20 years Global Relay has set the standard and trends in compliant communications with our multi-award winning unified communications, data capture, and data analysis platform. We securely capture and manage the world’s communications data and give its owners greater control and visibility to drive value and ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements of a large variety of industries and authorities.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits and all the other typical things you expect, but we are not your typical company. Global Relay is a career-making company. It is a place for big ideas, new challenges, and cutting-edge innovation. It is a place where you can make an impact.

At Global Relay there is no ceiling. This is the land of opportunity for the energetic, intelligent, and driven people that make this company great. The combination of the right people in the right positions and a rapidly growing company means unlimited career potential.

You will receive the mentoring, coaching, and support that you need to reach your personal and career goals. You’ll be part of a culture that promotes and rewards hard work and creativity and will grow into the new opportunities that are available to you.

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