C++ Backend Engineer

Buenos Aires
ASAPP, an AI startup with offices in NYC, San Francisco, Mountain View and Buenos Aires, is seeking a Software Engineer for a full-time job opportunity to be the first member of the Speech team in Buenos Aires. The ideal candidate will share our passion for developing scalable, easy-to-use products.

You’ll have strong experience with C++, and flexibility to work as well with either Python or Javascript, and hopefully have experience with cloud architecture environments. This is a critical role to help us revolutionize our customer interaction platform. If you thrive in an environment of deep thinking, impactful research, and startup-paced execution, ASAPP is the ideal place for you.

What you'll need:

    • Bachelor or M.S. in Computer Science (or related fields) or equivalent work experience.
    • In-depth in concurrent programming
    • Excellent algorithm and data structure skills (time and space complexity analysis, optimization, etc.)
    • In-depth in networking protocols such as tcp, websocket, http
    • Strong object-oriented programming and design skills, at both the systems level and application level
    • Proficiency in C++, flexibility to code in Python, javaScript and other type of script language
    • Proven ability to quickly learn and modify large, existing code base
    • Strong communication skills to work well with cross-functional engineering teams
    • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking
    • Good at working in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities

We'd like to see:

    • Development experience with large scale and distributed service is a huge plus
    • Experienced with cloud-based speech applications, or knowledge of how speech recognition or synthesis works (also a plus)
    • Experience in event driving framework such as event loop is a big plus
    • Familiarity with Kubernetes and Docker container development
    • Familiarity with large-scale data processing and data analytics such as Hadoop, Hive and Spark is a big plus
    • Ability to maintain a fun, casual, professional, and productive team atmosphere
    • Familiarity and interest in learning more about AI technologies including natural language processing and machine learning


    • Competitive compensation
    • Stock options
    • Annual performance bonus program
    • Free Lunch Daily
    • OSDE 410 for the family group
    • Fully Stocked Kitchen
    • Wellness Perks 
    • Mac equipment
    • 3 weeks vacation
    • Training and development
    • English lessons
ASAPP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability and need assistance with our employment application process, please email us at jobs@asapp.com to obtain assistance.