Senior Backend Developer – Python (Remote)

Job title: Senior Backend Developer – Python (Remote)

Company: AssemblyAI

Job description: AssemblyAI ( is the #1 rated API for Speech Recognition. Thousands of developers use our APIs to transcribe millions of videos, podcasts, phone calls, and zoom meetings every day – powering innovative products like visual voicemail, meeting summarizers, and closed captioning.

We’re backed by leading investors including Y Combinator, John and Patrick Collison of Stripe, Daniel Gross, and Nat Friedman. We were founded in 2017.


We’re looking for a senior backend engineer with strong software and cloud engineering skills. You’ll help us build highly scalable developer-centric APIs powered by state-of-the-art ML models. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Build new API features and endpoints
  • Build automated test suites and CI/CD pipelines
  • Integrate and deploy state of the art machine learning models into production
  • Build new batch and streaming applications
  • Refactor applications to eliminate tech debt
  • Troubleshoot production issues
  • Participate in the team on-call rotation

You’ll love this job if you….

  • Enjoy solving complex technical problems, even when there is no perfect solution.
  • Enjoy being in a fast paced, customer-facing role.
  • Thrive in small, cross-functional teams. We like to wear many hats here!
  • You’re excited to tackle big technical challenges like fast scaling of ML models and achieving zero-downtime deploys.


  • 7+ years of engineering backend applications using any popular language such as python, java, c#, javascript, go, c/c++
  • 5+ years of working with sql and no-sql databases
  • 2+ working with python backend frameworks like django, flask, or tornado
  • 2+ years developing rest APIs
  • 2+ years working with common AWS services
  • 2+ years of production support experience


  • Competitive salary
  • Platinum healthcare
  • Dental care and vision
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Equity
  • Fully remote
  • $1k budget for home office equipment

Expected salary:

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 22:51:33 GMT

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