Automate phone calls with AI

Senior Backend 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’ll be helping build and scale our AI infrastructure – while building the backend for our products. This includes work on our API, supporting our dashboard, organizing and collecting data, bot conversational mechanics, and more.

Looking for a top 1% generalist that can help with the above and take massive ownership over different product initiatives (across voice, conversation mechanics, language model, scaling our infra, maturing our APIs etc).


Proven track record of exceptional engineering or research ability.

  • Work at previous high caliber startups or larger orgs
  • 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