ELSA (which stands for English Language Speech Assistant) is a fast growing Silicon Valley-based startup in the edTech area with offices in San Francisco, Portugal, India and Vietnam. In business since 2015, the company has received many prizes and recognitions for its state-of-the-art language assessment AI (https://tinyurl.com/y3ut7pnx) and has recently closed a funding round (round A) with Google Gradient Ventures as a key investor. Our vision is to enable everyone to speak a foreign language with full confidence, reaching better life and career opportunities. Our flagship product, ELSA speak, is a personal mobile coach who improves our users' English pronunciation using our own state-of-the-art speech recognition technology. More than 5M people have downloaded and used the app so far, including some celebrities (https://youtu.be/Pghn5HfX5IU?t=147).
Palo Alto, California, US, North America
Senior python developer
ELSA Corp.Remote friendly, EuropeContract8 months ago
How we ensure that remote work is successful
We work constantly with people from other offices and people working remote. Here are some of the things we do to optimize our work: - We have an engineering rulebook that makes sure everyone knows how to work with each other and how ELSA's tech team collaborates - We have a daily standup for engineering where people come online for 10-15 minutes and talk about what they did, what they are blocked on and what they plan to do next. - We have virtual standups for everyone that is not able to make it to the daily standup. We use slack for this and standuply to remind us. - We do weekly team meetings per team, where things are discussed more in detail. - Extensive slack, whereby, jira/confluence, ...
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