Careers in Voice Biometric Authentication

Location:  Remote/Home-Based within +/-5 GMT
Department:  Platform, Technical Architecture/Software Engineering
Contract Type:  Annual, Rolling
Reports to:  Platform Development Manager

What you’ll be doing

  • Build the components of a new Voice Biometrics SaaS platform based on AWS serverless architecture
  • Engage in architectural design discussions and collaborate with the team to produce scalable and resilient systems
  • Implement testable and resilient features on the platform projects with a focus on Go/Golang for the new SaaS stack and Java/Kotlin for classic platform services
  • Assist with bugfixes and troubleshooting requests
  • Apply clean coding best practices and refactor existing code to keep it maintainable
  • Ensure code coverage for our internal quality gates by writing unit/integration/API tests depending on the project
  • Write and maintain technical documentation where appropriate
  • Facilitate CI/CD processes on the platform development flows
  • Work with the Platform Development Manager and Product Owner to ensure priorities from the sprint are implemented accordingly
  • Actively engage in Refinement/Planning sessions to clarify business requirements, estimate use stories and plan for the next sprint
  • Participate in daily SCRUM ceremonies

Must haves

  • 7+ years of joint object-oriented application design and development
  • 5+ years of active development using Java 8 / 11 or later, or Python
  • Proficiency in AWS Cloud Platform (API Gateway, AWS Lambda, EventBridge, RDS DynamoDB, etc.)
  • Provable proficiency in Go programming
  • Use of Java frameworks (Spring boot/Cloud)
  • Experience using source and version control management tools
  • Build optimized, scalable, and modular software using the required technologies
  • Utilize object-oriented and tiered design methodologies
  • Proven success in executing unit and integration tests
  • Ability to develop, deploy and maintain microservice architecture
  • Previous utilization of Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
  • REST/Streaming API development
  • Use of relational databases (Postgres, MySQL, SQL Server, etc)
  • A structured approach to systems analysis and development
  • An affinity for other coding languages
  • Proven track record of creating and maintaining clean code, and thorough documentation

Nice to have

  • Front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript/TypeScript, Angular, etc.)
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Azure services experience
  • Cucumber framework knowledge
  • Use of the Docker and/or Kubernetes containers
  • Unix/Linux experience
  • Experience using various SSO solutions
  • Technical experience using Gradle / Maven
  • Working in Agile development methods such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Application of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery practices (CI/CD)
  • Familiarity with VoIP and other voice engineering tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related fields

What will make you standout

  • Hands-on audio streaming experience
  • Experience using Flutter
  • Experience using SAML protocols (OAuth / OpenID Connect)
  • Use of CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and/or Gitlab CI
  • Previous experience working in Voice Biometrics
  • AWS Certification
  • Active involvement and contribution in tech communities such as Stack Overflow

Location: Remote
Department: Finance and Administration
Employment Type: Full-Time / Salary
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Who We Are

ValidSoft is a leading voice biometrics software company with a long history of innovation in speech science, voice authentication, and biometrics. Our technology is at the forefront of the industry and is built using active/dynamic active, passive, and continuous passive voice-based authentication, guaranteeing that the speaker is who they are, always. Our solutions are designed to counter Lapsus$ and Social Engineering type attacks and render identity credential theft useless Built around voice biometrics, our multi-factor authentication protects Online, Smartphone, Card, and Telephone transactions. We work primarily in the Enterprise, Technology, Financial Services, Payments, and Healthcare sectors. Companies that choose to work with ValidSoft see strong authentication and a great user experience as keys to business success.

What’s The Gig

We are looking for an HR Generalist who will manage day-to-day HR tasks and begin to gain experience in Global HR initiatives, including culture, collaboration, performance, and recruiting. This is a remarkable opportunity to get your foot in the door in the global market. This role is 75% tactical and 25% strategic.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Performs routine tasks and updates in HR Management, Applicant Tracking, Benefits, and Payroll systems.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, culture, and training and development.
  • Own administration of HR systems, such as payroll, applicant tracking, performance management, benefits (internal and external), multiple-state employment, electronic documentation, and employee data.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance initiatives for multi-state and global employment regulations.
  • Own benefits and other total rewards programs throughout the entire organization.
  • Facilitates the talent acquisition process, with the assistance of hiring managers and third-party recruiting.
  • Leads onboarding and offboarding processes, and procedures.
  • Working with vendors on a regular basis.
  • Own and update policies, procedures, programs, and documentation that are HR related.
  • Provides guidance and recommendation for strategic HR programs.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Maintains knowledge of best practices, and regulatory changes, and provides data, and employee, driven recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Create weekly and monthly updates for staff.

What We’re Looking For…

  • Exquisite communicator with in-depth experience discussing initiatives, programs, and employee relations with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, or experience.
  • 3+ years of HR generalist experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Proven experience using Gusto HRMS (Human Resource Management Systems).
  • Ability to see the “big picture” and maintain balance in a global environment.
  • Ability to prioritize skills independently, ask for help when needed, and take on tasks outside of the HR field (finance assistance).
  • Ability to problem-solve issues with HR systems and a general tech-savvy mindset.
  • Enjoys working in an extremely fast-paced, growing company.
  • Wants to be the best at what they do, and is looking to grow their skill set and career development at ValidSoft.
  • Ability to be nimble and adapt to frequent changes.
  • A team player that can work collaboratively with other colleagues to drive their and other’s success.

What Will Make You Standout

  • SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR, or other related HR certifications
  • Global HR experience
  • Experience in the following systems:
    • Personio
    • Smart Recruiters
    • Lucid Chart
    • Microsoft O365
    • Adobe DC Pro
    • Typeform, or other surveying tools
  • Tax Registration, Employment UI, and other multi-state regulatory initiatives.
  • Exceptional vendor management skills.
  • Payroll & Benefits reconciliations

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