Building foundational AI for speech transcription and understanding.

Applied Engineer, Presales

$150K - $200K
Remote (US)
Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

Deepgram is looking to hire an Applied Engineer to build AI automation tooling to support our customers and prospects. You will work closely with the engineering and research teams to identify pivotal AI technologies, integrations, and workflows to streamline the support experience. Additionally, you’ll work with the sales and success teams to understand fundamental customer issues that you can automate solutions for. By interacting with prospective and signed customers and support tickets directly, you’ll be able to create new training data and vet your automation tooling. You will work closely with engineers, customers, and go-to-market teams to triage immediate issues, problem-solve subtle and evasive bugs, and make product improvements to enhance the customer experience. You will be energized to engineer novel AI automation solutions to solve customer hurdles, advise on integration best practices and caveats, leverage technology to drive business value, and dive into a highly technical codebase.

What You’ll Do

-Take state-of-the-art AI, including large language models (LLMs), and integrate them into the support process.

-Vet your automation pipeline by interacting directly with customers and closing support tickets.

-Provide a white-glove, high-touch experience to high-value clients by applying AI automation to guide their onboarding experience.

-Serve as the lead technical product contact for prospects throughout the sales process

-Use your engineering background to develop efficient improvements to our existing products as well as develop new integrations between Deepgram and other platforms

-Create working examples with our API for customer reference and provide ongoing feedback to product, engineering, and research regarding customer’s experiences using Deepgram products

-Continuously evolve best practices to align with technical product adoption and customer success criteria via our Help Center documentation

You’ll Love This Role If You

-Enjoy problem-solving and building side projects with APIs, especially using LLMs and other AI technologies

-Consider yourself a generalist and enjoy learning new technologies - you can build end-to-end systems to automate real support systemsBelieve in the world transforming power of AI and want to deploy large language models (LLMs) in novel ways.

-Have a think smart, act first mindset (one of our core values)

-Believe that we live in a post-sales and post-support world that is dying to see AI automation provide superhuman support.

It’s Important To Us That You Have

-Technical background and an aptitude to learn about new technology quickly

-Programming experience with scripting languages (Python, Javascript, etc), the ability to read and write code in multiple languages

-Experience delivering software demonstrations to audiences ranging from the C-suite, developers, and less-technical end-users

-5+ years related experience in building and supporting software products to IT organizations in a customer-facing role

It Would Be Great if You Had

-The desire to redefine the benchmark for excellence, be part of something big and learn as much as you can in the process

-Experience with systems languages Rust, C/C++, Java, etc.

-Experience running Docker containers and using orchestration tools such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, or Nomad

-A basic understanding of the processes involved in modern machine learning frameworks, e.g. PyTorch, ONNX, TensorRT, HuggingFace models.

About Deepgram

Deepgram is a foundational AI company building state of the art, production-ready AI models that streamline human-computer interaction and amplify productivity. By enabling seamless communication between humans and machines, we believe we can harness the untapped potential of AI and help pave the way for a more productive future. We passionately believe in the potential of audio data to transform lives, businesses, and interactions across the globe - which is why Deepgram is trusted by well-respected companies like NASA, Twilio, Auth0, and Spotify to push the boundaries of what is possible in voice technology!

Backed by prominent investors including Y Combinator, Madrona, Tiger Global, Wing VC and NVIDIA, Deepgram has raised over $85 million in total funding after closing our Series B funding round last year. If you're looking to work on cutting-edge technology and make a significant impact in the AI industry, we'd love to hear from you!

Our tech advantage is end-to-end deep learning, but our strength lies in our diversity of people, ideas, and experiences that allow our company to create amazing STT products for people who are true innovators in the field. We believe every voice should be heard—and understood—from our transcriptions to our customers to our employees. Come join our revolution to unlock the power of voice technology for everyone. We want to hear what you’ve got to say.

Team Size:115
Location:San Francisco
Scott Stephenson
Scott Stephenson