Reality Defender

Enterprise Deepfake Detection

Research Engineer (Audio)

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Job Type
3+ years
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Gaurav Bharaj
Gaurav Bharaj

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About The Role

Reality Defender seeks audio researcher engineers to join the R&D team. You’d work on product-oriented research for synthetic (deepfake) audio detection, and tackle cutting-edge deep learning and audio problems with an emphasis on classification and adversarial methods.


  • Develop and train deep learning models for classification problems.
  • Propose and publish novel solutions to improve synthetic audio detection.
  • Collaborate with fellow scientist and engineers across the organization.

About You

  • Experience (academic or industry) with Audio Synthesis, Deep Learning, and Signal  Processing for (1) Neural networks CNNs, RNNs, Autoencoders, etc., and transfer learning, (2) Generative deep learning method, esp. for audio synthesis, (3) Audio classification, and signal processing techniques.
  • You can independently implement and evaluate ideas on modern deep learning stack - Python, PyTorch, and GPU-enabled cloud compute (like AWS).
  • You have implemented or published research papers from/at top academic conferences, such as InterSpeech, ICASSP, etc. on a modern deep learning stack for voice synthesis applications.
  • Team player with a positive attitude, sincerity, and good communication skills.
  • _Nice to have: _You ideally hold an MS, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or equivalent experience.

About Reality Defender

Reality Defender is a for-profit company that works on applied research and products, centered around detection of synthetic media.

Why you should join Reality Defender

Reality Defender is a rapidly growing technology startup building the future of deepfake detection technology.

You will help create an AI-first state-of-the-art scalable platform that supports multiple AI models processing thousands of user uploaded videos, images and audio files per day in real time.


Reality Defender
Team Size:10
Location:New York
Gaurav Bharaj
Gaurav Bharaj
Benjamin Colman
Benjamin Colman
Ali Shahriyari
Ali Shahriyari