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Senior Speech Recognition Researcher

Ramat Gan (Hybrid)


Shield is growing and expanding fast and we’re looking for an important piece of the puzzle.  

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Speech Recognition Researcher to start our journey into the speech recognition world. If you love solving a big problem of speech recognition in the financial world, and have prior experience in NLP & Voice technology we are the place you want to grow with.

The position is based in Tel Aviv, and you’ll report directly to the VP Data Science.

Let’s get down to business: 

In this role, you will join our Data Science Team and be responsible for developing a speech recognition engine that is custom-built to our needs. You will use unique data which we already have as part of our data platform in order to enhance the accuracy of the voice transcription. This development is critical to Shield’s ability to find the needle in a haystack in the world of structured & unstructured data of electronic communication. 


Experience and skills 

  • MSc in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or other related fields
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in development of data driven algorithms for speech and language processing
  • Technical experience in deep learning
  • Experience in machine learning platforms such as TensorFlow or Cognitive Toolkit
  • Experience in Natural language processing – an advantage
  • Creative mind and high analytical skills
  • Ability to lead, take ownership of your territory and guide others

Oh hey, you made it all the way down! 

So, in case you were wondering, 

Shield is a fast-growing start-up in the domain of financial services. We’re solving complex challenges for financial enterprises, using a blend of regulatory expertise, and technology, sprinkled with artificial intelligence. 

Our platform analyses digital interactions to fight financial crimes and market manipulations.

We’re currently in a rapid growth mode. After being bootstrapped for over 3 years, we’ve successfully completed a $15M Series A and closed recently round B as well. 

We believe that we’ve built a special and limitless place to work where individuals are encouraged to bring their passion and align to our shared purpose and culture of excellence and innovation. 

We are a global company with offices in Tel Aviv, London, New York, and Lisbon.

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