Audio Software Engineer

Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

This position is based in Mountain View, CA

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced audio software engineer to join a team that empowers you to grow, be your authentic self, and do your best work every day. We need your experience in building cross-platform audio solutions and to help stream desktop audio to our machine learning systems to empower our Otter for the Desktop in meeting transcription elevating our user experience in meeting collaboration. No idea is too big or too small to matter, our reputation is based on innovation and trust, and that begins with an open, collaborative work environment where every voice is heard.

We are looking for someone who

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Comprehensive knowledge in data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, operating systems and system design/integration
  • Is an infinite learner and thought leader
  • Revels in collaboration with fellow engineers to bring the best in yourself and others
  • Takes pride in the scale of your work and its reliability
  • 5+ years of experience in developing/architecting audio solutions for Windows or macOS
  • Strong proficiency in writing clean, reusable C++ code for Windows and/or MacOS
  • Experience writing unit, integration, and UI tests and a strong ability to debug code that is reusable, testable and efficient.
  • Knowledge in JUCE, Audio DSP, and familiarity with WASAPI, AVFAudio is a great plus.
  • Built systems with an in-depth understanding of how things work underneath the hood.
  • Desire to build out video/image capture utilizing operating system APIs a plus
  • Desire to expand their scope into building Otter Pilot solutions is a great plus.


We are in the business of shaping the future of work. Our mission is to make conversations more valuable.

With over 1B meetings transcribed, is the world’s leading tool for meeting transcription, summarization, and collaboration. Using artificial intelligence, Otter generates real-time automated meeting notes, summaries, and other insights from in-person and virtual meetings - turning meetings into accessible, collaborative, and actionable data that can be shared across teams and organizations. The company is backed by early investors in Google, DeepMind, Zoom, and Tesla. is an equal opportunity employer. We proudly celebrate diversity and are dedicated to inclusivity.

* does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies without a written agreement in place for permanent placements. Any resume or other candidate information submitted outside of established candidate submission guidelines (including through our website or via email to any employee) and without a written agreement otherwise will be deemed to be our sole property, and no fee will be paid should we hire the candidate.

Salary range

Salary Range: $155,000 to $210,000 USD per year.

This salary range represents the low and high end of the estimated salary range for this position. The actual base salary offered for the role is dependent on several factors. Our base salary is just one component of a comprehensive total rewards package.