Global Relay3.7
Senior Data Scientist - Speech Recognition
Rating Highlights
Compensation & Benefits : 3.3
Culture & Values : 3.7
Career Opportunities : 3.6
Work/Life Balance : 3.9
Job & Company Insights
Job Type : Full-time
Job Function : data scientist
Industry : Information Technology
Size : 501 to 1000 Employees
Your Role::
As a Senior Data Scientist in the Analytics group you will be building machine learning and speech recognition solutions for Global Relay’s customers. You will be applying a wide variety of models to very large audio communication archives in order to recognize and transcribe communication content. This is a new and exciting activity for Global Relay’s customer business so this is a great time to join.

Your Job:

  • Working closely with other data scientists and developers in building and deploying various machine learning models for Global Relay’s customers
  • Being a subject matter expert on current speech transcription and speaker identification techniques
  • Interacting with product managers on enhancements to our core products
  • Executing all steps in the data science process from understanding business requirements to deploying models
  • Producing reports detailing model performance

About You:

  • 5+ years of experience with solving machine learning/speech recognition problems
  • MSc or PhD in a STEM or Linguistics subject
  • Experience working with very large data sets in an enterprise-wide application environment
  • Knowledge of signal processing methods for audio processing and time series analysis
  • An understanding of different neural network architectures as applied to speech recognition such as: Attention-based models, RNNs and CNNs
  • Python, Bash and C++ experience
  • Knowledge of common machine learning libraries such as: Scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, HTK, Kaldi, Julius, Sphinx and others
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Nice to Have:

  • Data collection and cleaning experience
  • Data engineering skills
  • Experience building acoustic or language models for speech recognition
  • Experience with:
    • Natural language processing models
    • Kubernetes and micro services
    • Working in an agile development environment
About Us::
Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, information governance, surveillance, and eDiscovery solutions to the global finance sector. We help financial services firms preserve and supervise their communications data for regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and litigation readiness. We deliver our services to over 20,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, text, market data chat, social media, enterprise social networking, voice, trade data, websites, and more. Recently, we also launched a compliant messaging platform specifically for the finance industry.

Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in eight other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.

Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:
  • Company of the Year from the BC Tech Association
  • Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
  • Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies – Platinum
  • Technology Fast 50 – Leadership
We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.

To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit
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