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Speech Recognition Engineer

Creating a better language learning experience

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Who we are

With millions of regular users and more than 9000 hours of premium content, is growing fast while shaping the future of learning. We defined the market for online language learning, and today our product is available worldwide across multiple platforms. We're on an exciting new journey to change the way people learn languages. Our diverse team is at the forefront of the user journey, supporting the marketing department to promote our product. Using innovative marketing technologies, iterative development methods, and empirical data, we work to continuously optimise our product and processes.

How we work

Our team is organized in full-stack features teams. That means that our teams do everything from concept, UX/UI to analytics and DB, and of course web development. We create our product in an agile manner, and have dynamic and a fast growing team. We are continuously trying to identify problems and optimizing our agile engineering and management practices.

Who are we looking for

We are looking for a Speech Recognition Integration Engineer to help bring Babbel’s speech recognition system to the next level. You will collaborate closely with ASR experts at Babbel as well as platform specialists in different teams.

What you will be doing

  • Investigate and improve shortcomings of current system
  • Implement prototypes using third party APIs
  • Own and drive end-to-end ASR user experience
  • Use tracking data to understand and improve system
  • Investigate next generation speech recognition setup
  • Develop testing and implementation plan
  • Drive implementation and further team setup

Main requirements

  • Min. 3 years of experience in JS / front-end
  • Strong Speech Recognition background
  • Experience with the Web Audio API
  • Strong hands-on, get it done attitude

You should also be

  • An open, structured, straight to the point communicator
  • Open for receiving and giving feedback
  • Able to speak up
  • A person taking ownership & driving your ideas through

Nice to have

  • Experience in integrating 3rd party ASR providers
  • Experience with mobile platforms (Android, iOS)


  • At Babbel you can change the way of learning for millions of users worldwide
  • You have responsibility from day one and professional and personal growth
  • You have potential within a fast growing team
  • You can participate in hackdays, technology brown-bags
  • We have a lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours
  • You will be part of a vibrant international team from over 36 different nationalities
  • You will be working in our new office in the heart of the Berlin (Mitte)
  • You will get a High-End company bike, fresh fruits & drinks - because Babbel cares about your health

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