Automate phone calls with AI

Applied ML Engineer

$115K - $180K / 0.50% - 2.00%
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Type
3+ years
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Kian Hooshmand
Kian Hooshmand

About the role

Why Vocode:

We’re building the best voice bots with the latest in AI – our Python library, vocode-python, is the most popular implementation of LLM-based voice bots available in the world.

  • Top Investors: backed by Google and graduated top of our YC class.
  • Exceptional team: ex-Berkeley researchers, Stripe, Nuro, Apple, Scale, Brex.
  • Challenging work: we’re tackling some of the hardest linguistics / AI problems in collaboration with teams at Google and other AI startups.
  • Ownership and autonomy – help define the course of the company.
  • Competitive salary, equity, and benefits – competitive salary and generous equity stake in the company.
  • In person default / remote – we are SF based by default but flexible when it comes to travel and remote.


You will develop and improve our AI systems, working on things like:

  • fine-tuning language models
  • developing and building a framework for model evals
  • scraping and indexing custom datasets
  • optimizing latency and costs associated with model inference


Proven track record of exceptional ML engineering or research ability.

  • Work at previous high caliber AI startups or research orgs
  • Experience productionizing models in real-time or high stakes AI products
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute and own product initiatives
  • Thriving with uncertainty and highly motivated

About Vocode

Vocode is building the future of voice interfaces on top of language models.

Team Size:2
Location:San Francisco
Kian Hooshmand
Kian Hooshmand
Ajay Raj
Ajay Raj