Job Description

Elsa Speak is on a mission to help 1.5 billion people around the globe on English speaking fluency, and Forbes ranked Elsa among Top 4 Companies Using AI To Transform The World.

With the most powerful artificial intelligence technology to detect pronunciation accents, Elsa won numerous prizes and recognitions. The Silicon Valley based fast-growing startup’s key investors include Google Gradient Ventures. We are expanding our team to enable everyone to speak foreign languages with full confidence, via fun learning, in reaching their life and career opportunities.


  • Transform abstract ideas specifications into actionable engineering tasks

  • Design and implement new backend support for new ELSA features. Maintain existing

  • Interact with other technical and non-technical members of the ELSA team to build a
    high quality product

  • Write automated tests and technical documentation to increase code robustness and easy
    to use by other developers.

  • Track user bug reports to find their root cause in our backend code, and apply solutions to


  • 4+ years of experience as a backend or full-stack developer.
  • Extended experience in python and Linux.
  • Practice professional software development (Automated testing, code reviews, CI/CD)
  • Be curious and eager to learn, be a team player and be ready to put a lot of effort in the
  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written.

Bonus Skills and Experiences

  • End to end project planning and execution with cross team dependencies and prioritization handling.

  • Experience on any of AWS, ElasticSearch, SQL database, and Redis

  • Experience working with and / or leading remote team members in another continent with significant time zone differences.

  • Experience with software architecture design, large component overhaul, or building new features from scratch.

Why You Will Love Working Here

  • Competitive salary according to seniority
  • Stock options
  • Flexible working hours
  • Ample room to grow professionally, in a global environment
  • Friendly work environment, no office politics
  • Experience the true startup spirit of a fast growing and well funded Silicon Valley startup
  • Opportunity to work on a mission that can transform the lives of 1.5 Billion language
    learners around the

To Apply

Apply now to maximize your talents and make a real impact! Send your CV to [email protected] and we will get back to you.