Senior Backend Engineer (Python)





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About the role

We are currently looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our Tel Aviv office. In this role, you will take part in the development of solutions that enable us to revolutionize the transcription industry. Develop and improve transcription platforms, media ingest and delivery, ASR, NLP, real-time human workforce allocation and the delivery systems which allow our end-users to consume captions and transcripts.

The teams in our R&D department are cross-functional - including backend and frontend, and contributing to multiple projects and services. We make an effort to use a modern development stack, i.e. serverless python cloud-native microservices, with react on the frontend. R&D works closely with other departments including Product, Research, Data Science and Operations.

If you want to join our journey, you’ll need:

  • At least 5 years of experience in software development
  • At least 2 years of experience in Python
  • Experience with web technologies: HTTP / WebSockets / WebRTC
  • Experience with cloud ecosystems (AWS an advantage)
  • Experience with cloud technologies: docker, serverless, microservices, scaling
  • Experience with databases: no-SQL, Redis
  • Strong grasp of SaaS architecture and design practices
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently both individually and within a team

It will be even better if you have:

  • Formal education in relevant fields (CS, Math, Electrical Engineering etc.)
  • Experience with large scale SaaS solutions
  • Experience with real-time media streaming technologies
  • Experience with performance profiling & optimization
  • Experience with Speech technologies (ASR, NLP, ML)

What makes Verbit unique? 

Verbit’s team is committed to putting our customers words to work! Join a team of 500 incredible individuals who share a vision of making all video and audio content accessible to people with disabilities and more actionable and engaging for everyone. Verbit’s in-house, AI-based solutions take live and recorded audio and video to the next level. We do more than just provide the best captioning, transcription, translation and audio description - we offer helpful insights through Generative AI and other features on top of these tools. With Verbit, our 3,000 customers globally can make the most out of their content, events and conversations. Leading universities, corporations, legal agencies and media entities benefit from Verbit’s customized offerings and verbal intelligence platform which is built for the needs of speech-intensive industries. 

Do you have Verbit DNA?

Verbit’s people are committed to “winning together” through constant collaboration to have an impact on the world. They share a “do good” mentality and apply it daily in their work. 

We’re a group of:

  • Tech-savvy individuals who are always open to growth and learning
  • Adaptable and flexible people who thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative minds who rethink and question how to outperform past results
  • Effective communicators who can promote and represent Verbit’s tech and brand