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ELSA Corp. is a rising star startup founded in San Francisco with engineering office in Lisbon. Our vision is to enable everyone to speak foreign languages with full confidence, which helps to reach a better life and career opportunities.

Open Positions

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JOB TITLE DEPARTMENT LOCATION
Senior Product Manager - Enterprise Saas Cloud Product Flexible
Frontend Engineer Engineering Ho Chi Minh City
Product Analyst Product Flexible
Senior Product Manager (Mobile App) - Artificial Intelligence Product Flexible
Senior Product Manager (Social and Growth) Product Flexible
Senior Designer Design Flexible
Senior iOS Developer Engineering Lisbon or Ho Chi Minh CIty
Senior Backend Engineer Engineering Lisbon
Backend Engineer Engineering Lisbon
Data Scientist Engineering Lisbon
Full Stack Developer (Growth Team) Engineering Flexible
Speech Scientist Engineering Lisbon
Senior Speech Scientist Engineering Flexible
Telesales Executive Sale Ho Chi Minh City
Senior Performance Marketing Specialist Marketing Ho Chi Minh City
Growth Lead Marketing Flexbile
Japan Country Manager Business Management Japan
Indonesia Country Manager Business Management Indonesia
General Accountant Accounting Ho Chi Minh City
Senior Business Development Specialist Business Development Ho Chi Minh City
Brand Marketing Executive Marketing Ho Chi Minh City

Job Description

Want to design the ultimate education solution for 1.5 Billion English learners around the world? Join Elsa, a Silicon Valley-based fast-growing startup with the powerful artificial intelligence technology that detects pronunciation accents. We’re on a mission to help people to speak English with confidence and empower them to reach their potential. Since launching in 2016, we grew organically to over 3 million users worldwide. We are seeking a Product Manager with a passion for language education to help bring leading AI technology to the palms of English learners across the world! As a PM, you will receive mentorship from a senior PM team, and have a responsibility to lead a cross-functional team (designers and engineers) to launch new features in an agile product development environment. Elsa has offices in Silicon Valley (USA), Lisbon (Portugal), and Saigon (Vietnam). Opening in Tokyo (Japan) soon.

Responsibilities

  • Drive features from conceptualization to launch and post-release iteratons.

  • Develop the long-term vision for the company’s enterprise product – you are will be a key driver of planning, strategy, and product innovation.

  • Collaborate closely with engineering and design throughout the product development process.

  • Work closely with customers to design efficient, creative solutions for users' problems.

  • Own growth KPIs. Work with BD, sales, marketing, and customer support teams to achieve company growth targets.

  • Work with a remote team (located in Silicon Valley, Portugal, and Vietnam)

Requirements

  • Proficiency in English

  • Passion for growing an education product in an international audience

  • Strong ability to lead a full stack engineering team to ship products

  • Deep understanding of user-centered design methods (UX wireframes, information architecture, swim lanes)

  • Experience with analytics tools (Google Analytics, Amplitude)

  • Experience working with remote teams; experience working as a full-time member of a fast-paced product company

  • Bonus points: proficiency in Japanese or Vietnamese

What we offer

  • Flexible hours (remote is OK)

  • Room to grow professionally

  • Silicon Valley startup experience

  • Opportunities to travel

  • Opportunity to work on a mission that can transform the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

To Apply

Email [email protected] with:

  • Your portfolio of work

  • Your LinkedIn profile or CV

  • Your dream job when you were a child

  • Why you're interested in working at Elsa

We are looking for an awesome Vue.js or React.js frontend developer to join ELSA and help us build beautiful frontend pages for internal and external customers. As part of your job you will interact with backend developers, designers and even speech researchers to build amazing web frontend pages full of functionality that showcase the different products and technology that we are building inside ELSA.

The role

You will be working hand-on-hand with ELSA’s marketing and business development teams as well as with the engineering and UX/UI teams to define and implement beautiful and feature-full web frontends.

As part of your role you will:

  • Write performant client-side code for interfaces both for desktop and mobile web browsers

  • Build reusable and elegant code and libraries for future use

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX concepts, interact with designers to achieve the best product

  • Optimize the applications for speed and scalability

  • Collaborate with the backend team to optimally integrate the frontend with the backend servers via API’s

  • Troubleshoot and debug issues that arise

  • Work closely and effectively with product owners to understand and address their needs

  • TMaintain technical documentation and follow good software engineering practices

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in building front end products

  • BS in Computer Science or similar

  • Experienced working with web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

  • Experienced working with client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks: React.js, Vue.js, etc

  • Knowledge of common security flaws on frontend and what are the best practices to mitigate them

  • Experience with standard software engineering processes following agile methodologies and code versioning using Git

  • Enjoy working in an international environment with people from many different backgrounds and cultures

  • Good communication and team collaboration skills

  • Fluent conversational English

Bonus Skills

  • Experience working both on server side as well as client side

  • Experience working with NGINX

  • Experience working with SQL/Postgres and other relational DBs

  • Experience working with Docker containers

What we offer

  • Competitive salary according to seniority

  • Stock options

  • Private health insurance

  • Your choice of a laptop and external monitor

  • Flexible working hours

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • Experience a full diversity of cultures and languages both locally and remotely across ELSA’s 4 offices

  • Yearly company retreat

  • 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 World

To Apply

Send your GitHub handle and either your LinkedIn profile or your CV to [email protected] and we will get back to you.

Job Description

Come help us make sense of the wealth of data we collect every day from our mobile and web apps to read conclusions that directly affect the business and optimize the learning journey of hundreds of thousands of our users. At ELSA we are building the best AI-powered English speaking assistant with over 5M app downloads.

Responsibilities

At ELSA we know how important it is to know our customers in order to serve them best. For this reason we adapt many aspects of the apps and the speech processing algorithms based on what we learn from our users over time. We would like to extend out data science team with a business analyst to lead the analysis of user behavior and manage the AB testing process for new features

As part of your role you will:

  • Organize and analyze anonymized data from our users to find patterns and explain their behavior

  • Propose changes in the app or our backend infrastructure to improve decision making and optimize the company’s OKRs. This requires deep understanding of our product, and collaboration with product, design, marketing and growth teams to conduct in-depth analyses that guide strategic decisions

  • Build data products and visualization dashboards around the information we have from users

  • Present actionable insights to both technical and non-technical team members

  • Design and run experiments that optimize existing features

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience as a product/data analyst

  • Strong experience using SQL queries on Redshift (or other similar Data Warehouse) and Python/Pandas for data search and cleanup

  • Strong experience using visualization tools like tableau/klipfolio/redash/google data studio and working experience using Amplitude or Mixpanel

  • Relevant experience in working with user data at consumer startup in order to draw relevant insights

  • Experience designing, running and extracting insights from AB tests

  • Strong business sense in order to connect the dots between data and product

  • Able to work with non-engineer people (meaning PM and executives) to present their insights

  • Some experience managing data at scale, optimally on a company setting

  • Good communication skills in English

  • Knowledge of the common metrics used in business for BI

What we offer

  • Competitive salary according to seniority

  • Stock options

  • Flexible working hours

  • Private health insurance

  • Friendly and flexible work environment, no office politics

  • Healthy food, teas, coffee and snacks in the office

  • Experience a full diversity of cultures and languages both locally and remotely across ELSA’s 4 offices

  • Yearly company retreat

  • Experience the true startup spirit of a fast growing and well funded Silicon Valley edTech startup

  • Opportunity to work on a mission that can transform the lives of 1.5 Billion language learners around the World

To Apply

Send your CV to [email protected]

Job Description

Want to design the ultimate solution for 1.5 Billion English learners around the world? Join Elsa, a Silicon Valley based fast-growing startup with the most powerful artificial intelligence technology that detects pronunciation accents. We’re on a mission to help people to speak English with confidence, and empower them to reach their potential. Since launching in 2016, we grew organically to over 3 million users worldwide. We are seeking a Senior Product Manager with a passion for language education to help bring leading AI technology to the palms of English learners across the world! As the senior PM, you will have opportunities to lead a team (designers and engineers) to launch new features in an agile product development environment. Elsa has offices in Silicon Valley (USA), Lisbon (Portugal), and Saigon (Vietnam).

Responsibilities

  • Drive features from conceptualization to launch and post-release experimentation

  • Work with both mobile and web (full stack) engineers to develop new features

  • Adopt a user and data-driven approach to product development - by marrying both quantitative (AB testing) and qualitative (user research & usability testing) in order to drive compounding improvements across all funnel metrics

  • Segment users based on quantitative and qualitative data and advised on product roadmap, product positioning, product messaging, and partnership opportunities

  • Work with a remote team (teams located in Silicon Valley, Portugal, and Vietnam)

  • Collaborate with a broader team from sales and marketing and champion new product ideas

Requirements

  • Demonstrated success with 5+ years as a PM for mobile apps

  • Proven track record of working with engineering team to ship products on time

  • Experience with analytics tools (Google Analytics, Amplitude), and AB Testing frameworks (Optimizely, Firebase)

  • Passion for growing an education product in an international audience

  • Strong ability to lead a full stack growth team to rapidly iterate on experiments

  • Deep understanding of user-centered design methods (UX wireframes, information architecture, swim lanes)

  • Experience working with remote teams; experience working as a full-time member of a fast-paced product company

What we offer

  • Flexible hours (remote is OK)

  • Room to grow professionally

  • Silicon Valley startup experience

  • Opportunities to travel

  • Opportunity to work on a mission that can transform the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

To Apply

Email [email protected] with:

  • Your portfolio, LinkedIn or CV

  • Your dream job when you were a child

  • Why you're interested in working at Elsa

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Product Manager with a passion for educational games to help bring amazing machine learning technology to the palms of English learners across the world! Want to design the ultimate solution for 1.5 Billion English learners around the world? Join Elsa, an artificial intelligence-powered app that teaches people to speak English. We’re on a mission to help people to speak English with confidence, and empower them to reach their potential. Since launching in 2016, we grew organically to over 3 million users worldwide. As the senior PM of Virality and Growth, you will have opportunities to lead a full-stack growth team (design and engineering) to launch growth initiatives in an agile product development environment. Elsa has offices in Silicon Valley (USA), Lisbon (Portugal), and Saigon (Vietnam).

Responsibilities

  • Focus on driving virality and monetization for the core product. Run a full-stack growth team.

  • Develop overall growth strategy which comprises of new customer acquisitions, monetization and virality across all channels and platforms

  • Adopt a user and data-driven approach to product development - by marrying both quantitative (AB testing) and qualitative (user research & usability testing) in order to drive compounding improvements across all funnel metrics

  • Develop and execute on monetization strategy, including pricing and packaging, and funnel metrics across activation, conversion, upgrades, and retention.

  • Launch and optimize customer communication channels; optimized email and push campaigns

  • Segment users based on quantitative and qualitative data and advised on product roadmap, product positioning, product messaging, and partnership opportunities

  • Work with a remote team (located in Silicon Valley, Portugal, and Vietnam)

  • Provide strategic design thinking and leadership

Requirements

  • Demonstrated success with 5+ years as a Growth PM for mobile consumer apps or gaming apps

  • Proven track record of achieving goals in virality and monetization

  • Passion for growing an education product in an international audience

  • Strong ability to lead a full stack growth team to rapidly iterate on new growth experiments

  • Deep understanding of virality and social gaming techniques

  • Excellent understanding of Apple's interface design guidelines and Android design guidelines

  • Experience working with remote teams; experience working as a full-time member of a fast-paced product company

What we offer

  • Flexible hours (remote is OK)

  • Room to grow professionally

  • Silicon Valley startup experience

  • Opportunities to travel

  • Opportunity to work on a mission that can transform the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

To Apply

Email [email protected] with:

  • Your portfolio of work

  • Your LinkedIn profile or CV

  • Your dream job when you were a child

Job Description

Want to design the ultimate solutions for 1.5 Billion English learners around the world? Join Elsa, an artificial intelligence-powered app that teaches people to speak English with less accent. We’re on a mission to help people to speak English with confidence, and empower them to reach their potential. Since launching in 2016, we grew organically to over 2 million users worldwide. We are seeking a Senior Product Designer with a passion for language education to help bring amazing machine learning technology to the palms of English learners across the world! You will be the lead designer for the company, with opportunities to expand your team in the future. We solve complex user challenges by collaborating with cross-functional teams (product, customer support, engineering) to develop solutions in an agile engineering environment. Elsa has offices in Silicon Valley (USA), Lisbon (Portugal), and Saigon (Vietnam).

Responsibilities

  • Design intuitive and engaging interactions for iOS, Android, and web platforms

  • Apply creative ideas and inspiration from the world of game-design

  • Break any design problem down into viable actionable chunks and solve them with clarity

  • Create and ensure a consistent Elsa brand across iOS, Android, and web platforms

  • Execute on all parts of the design process: design direction, user-research, ideation, flows, mockups, visual design, spec & asset production, usability testing

  • Work with a remote team (located in Silicon Valley, Portugal, and Vietnam)

  • Provide strategic design thinking and leadership

Requirements

  • Demonstrated success with 5+ years in mobile consumer apps and gaming apps; proven track record of delivering high-quality designs

  • Passion for designing engaging experiences that appeal to an international audience

  • Strong ability to recognize use-cases, including happy path and edge case, and incorporate them into designs

  • Deep understanding of UX design patterns for mobile and mobile games

  • Experience with translating high-level requirements to interaction flows and then to functional beautiful designs

  • Excellent understanding of Apple's interface design guidelines and Android design guidelines

  • Expertise with customer research and usability testing

  • Visual and design skills is a nice to have, not a must have

  • Experience working with remote teams; experience working as a full-time member of a fast-paced product company

  • Knowledgeable in Design Toolsets: Adobe Creative CC and Sketch

What we offer

  • Flexible hours

  • Room to grow professionally

  • Silicon Valley startup experience

  • Opportunities to travel

  • Opportunity to work on a mission that can transform the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

To Apply

Email [email protected] with:

  • Your portfolio of work

  • Your LinkedIn profile or CV

  • Your dream job when you were a child

The role

We are looking for a senior IOS developer (with an option to become the IOS team lead) that aligns with ELSA’s mission to help every language learner speak English fluently and confidently.
As part of ELSA’s team, you will build high-quality features for English learners in over 100 countries around the world. The features you build will get in the hands of hundreds of thousands of users in every sprint release.
Join our world-class team and be one of the personalities that make the ELSA culture awesome.

As part of your role you will:

  • Architect and implement new features for iOS, in Swift

  • Work with state of the art iOS development technologies such as MVVM and RxSwift

  • Contribute to a solid development process that includes tests, pull requests and peer code reviews, as well as keeping good programming practices

  • Apply lean startup best practices such as feature flagging and AB testing

  • Maintain and extend the test coverage of the app

  • Support the team with bug fixing and code maintenance whenever problems are reported by users

  • Communicate remotely on a daily basis with your colleagues around the world

  • Continue to learn and tackle new technical challenges

  • Mentor junior iOS engineers and students and share best practices you’ve learned

  • Get hands on with optimizing the CI/CD pipelines

Requirements

  • Computer science (or related) university degree

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in professional iOS development, with solid knowledge of Swift

  • Experience working in a team of mobile developers

  • Have contributed to release at least one iOS app in the App Store.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary according to seniority

  • Stock options

  • Flexible working hours

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • 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 World

To Apply

Send your GitHub handle and either your LinkedIn profile or your CV to [email protected] and we will get back to you.

The role

We are looking for an experienced Python backend developer to join our backend team in Lisbon. You will work closely with the technical management and product teams to define, build, scale and maintain new features and services powering ELSA’s products. If you have outstanding python programming skills and lots of experience developing backend services at scale, we would love to speak with you!

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement new backend services and API’s powering the ELSA apps and services

  • Participate in the entire product creation lifecycle focusing on technical planning and coding

  • Break product specs into engineering tasks and participate in the prioritization of their development

  • Write beautiful, scalable, efficient and good quality code

  • Create and maintain good documentation and high test coverage

  • Tackle needed improvements in legacy code and breaking existing monoliths into microservices

  • Prototyping and testing new ideas that could become new revenue streams for ELSA

  • Provide training, mentoring and support for internal teams and more junior developers

Requirements

  • Strong experience in python programming and building backend services

  • Strong understanding of backend architectures and their trade-offs

  • Be used to professional software development methodologies, such as automated testing, code reviews, CI/CD, agile methodologies, etc.

  • Experience in building software with scalability and fault tolerance in mind

  • Experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases

  • Good communication skills in English

What we offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options

  • Private health insurance

  • Your choice of a laptop and external monitor

  • Flexible working hours

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • Friendly and flexible work environment, no office politics

  • Healthy food, teas, coffee and snacks in the office

  • Experience a full diversity of cultures and languages both locally and remotely across ELSA’s 4 offices

  • Yearly company retreat

  • Experience the true startup spirit of a fast growing and well funded Silicon Valley edTech startup

  • Opportunity to work on a mission that can transform the lives of 1.5 Billion language learners around the World

To Apply

Is this what you were looking for? If so, send your CV in English to [email protected] indicating the position you are applying for in the title.

The role

At ELSA we have developed our own backend infrastructure using a python-based stack that manages everything that happens in the apps (user profile and scoring, purchases, content management, etc.). As a backend developer you will be helping improve and optimize the backend infrastructure that communicates with the apps. You will be responsible for the implementation of the backend components needed for all new features we will implement into the apps.

As part of your role you will:

  • Transform abstract ideas specifications into actionable engineering tasks

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

  • 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 them.

Requirements

  • 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 project

  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with software architecture design to design and implement new features from scratch.

  • Prior experience building the backend for end-customer products.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary according to seniority

  • Flexible working hours

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • 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 World

To Apply

Send your GitHub handle and either your LinkedIn profile or your CV to [email protected] and we will get back to you.

The role

At ELSA we know how important it is to know our customers in order to serve them best. For this reason we adapt many aspects of the apps and the speech processing algorithms based on what we learn from our users over time. We are now setting up a data science team to improve existing algorithms and further leverage this knowledge to improve our users’ learning journey.

As part of your role you will:

  • Organize and analyze anonymized data from our users to find patterns and explain their behavior.

  • Predict what our users might do next based on behavior events and other contextual data collected from our different data sources.

  • Propose changes in the app or our backend infrastructure to improve decision making and optimize the company’s OKRs

  • Work with backend engineers to improve existing data acquisition and processing pipelines.

  • Build data products around the information we currently have from users

  • Present the key findings in a clear way (e.g. through interpretable visualizations) to both technical and non-technical team members

We are looking to fill this position in US or Vietnam or remote

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience in data science or related areas

  • Relevant experience in doing data science at consumer startup in order to draw relevant insights

  • Strong business sense in order to connect between data and products

  • Able to work with non-engineer people (meaning PM and executives) to present their insights

  • Strong experience using Python with numpy, scikit-learn, Pandas, etc.

  • Be familiar with state-of-the-art methods for data analysis

  • Some experience managing data at scale, optimally on a company setting

  • Good communication skills in English

What we offer

  • Competitive salary according to seniority

  • Stock options

  • Flexible working hours

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • Friendly and flexible 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 World

To Apply

Send your GitHub handle and your CV to [email protected]

The role

At ELSA we have developed our own backend infrastructure using a Python-based stack and our frontend mostly based on Vue.js. All what happens in the apps and in the backend gets tracked and stored into our databases. As a full-stack developer on the growth squad you will be modifying both backend and frontend and analyzing the resulting data to help ELSA leadership team take important decisions on the ELSA product future.

As part of your role you will:

  • Transform abstract ideas specifications into actionable engineering tasks

  • Design and implement new backend and frontend experimental features for the ELSA products

  • Setup logs and metrics and evaluate how these experimental features are performing.

  • Derive conclusions from the obtained metrics and present them to the ELSA management team

  • Interact with other staff at ELSA to decide on which experimental features should be evolved and which ones should be killed.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience as a backend or full-stack developer.

  • University degree (bachelor or masters) in Computer Science (or similar)

  • Experience developing in python for backend and in some javascript framework for frontend

  • 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 project

  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary according to seniority

  • Flexible working hours

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • 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 World

To Apply

Send your GitHub handle and either your LinkedIn profile or your CV to [email protected] and we will get back to you.

The role

We are looking for a junior IOS programmer that aligns with ELSA’s mission to help every language learner speak English fluently and confidently. As part of ELSA’s team, you will build high-quality features for English learners in over 100 countries around the world. Your role will influence the future of the ELSA product vision and help the iOS team stay on cutting edge technologies.
Join our world-class team and be one of the personalities that make the ELSA culture awesome.

As part of your role you will:

  • Design and implement new features for iOS, in Swift

  • Maintain and extend the test coverage of the app

  • Support the team with bug fixing and code maintenance

  • Contribute to a solid development process that includes tests, pull requests and peer code reviews

  • Communicate remotely on a daily basis with your colleagues around the world

  • Continue to learn and tackle new technical challenges

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in iOS development in Swift (professionally or not).

  • Have contributed to release at least one iOS app in the App Store.

  • Practice professional software development (Automated testing, code reviews, CI/CD)

  • Master level degree in Computer Science or related subject.

  • Experience with Git.

  • Eager to learn and apply the software design patterns in your code

What we offer

  • Competitive salary according to seniority

  • Flexible working hours

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • 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 World

To Apply

Send your GitHub handle and either your LinkedIn profile or your CV to [email protected] and we will get back to you.

The role

We are looking for a Speech Scientist to join our team at ELSA and help us in our mission to help every language learner speak a foreign language fluently and confidently. As a speech scientist al ELSA you will be playing with state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms and applying them to tons of audio and text data, building new technology applications and improving existing algorithms. You will push your algorithms to production with the help of the ELSA engineering team and see your work used by millions of users Worldwide. With more than 3M app downloads, your research will be directly influenced by and will influence the many thousands of users that use our app daily.

As part of your role you will:

  • Investigate and implement new technology applications in speech and natural language processing.

  • Postprocess, organize and extract insight from the vast amounts of data collected daily from the usage of the ELSA app.

  • Propose new functionalities and investigate technical feasibility at scale, in a production environment. Work with the rest of the research team and with the development engineers to turn research into reality.

  • Maintain and improve the current speech and NLP technology stack following state-or-the-art developments and availability of new training data.

  • Do detective work to explore errors reported by our users and plan what changes are needed to prevent them.

Requirements

  • PhD in speech technology or related area (Masters level + relevant experience will also be considered).

  • Proven research and publications track record that shows you can think on your own and come up with novel approaches to real problems.

  • Good coding skills. You should be able to program in low level languages like C++, high level prototyping using Python, Matlab, or similar; and be able to glue all them together using Unix bash scripts.

  • Enthusiasm and readiness to dig into production results to correct corner cases of your algorithms and iterate to better technology.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and stock options according to seniority

  • Flexible working hours

  • Opportunities to travel

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • 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 World

To Apply

Send your GitHub handle and either your LinkedIn profile or your CV to [email protected] and we will get back to you.

The role

We are looking for a Senior Speech Scientist with sound expertise in acoustic modeling to join our team at ELSA and help us in our mission to help every language learner speak a foreign language fluently and confidently.
As a Senior Speech Scientist at ELSA you will be responsible for the evolution of the speech technology powering our language assessment services. Your efforts will translate directly to new voice-enabled features and better assessment quality for hundreds of thousands of language learners that use ELSA app. In addition, you will work directly with the CTO to define and drive the scientific roadmap of the company.
Join our world-class team and be one of the personalities that make the ELSA culture awesome.

Requirements

  • PhD in speech technology or very related area

  • 10+ years (post-PhD) of experience in speech research or building speech-related products

  • Expert in acoustic modeling or some area closely related to core ASR

Bonus skills

  • Leadership experience leading junior researchers and students

  • Experience bringing products to market

  • Knowledge of Kaldi-ASR at API level

  • Good programming skills in Python, C++ and shell ‘hacking’

  • Experience training multilingual ASR systems and working with languages other than English

What we offer

  • Flexible working location

  • Competitive salary and stock options according to seniority

  • Flexible working hours

  • Ample room to grow professionally

  • 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 World

To Apply

Send your CV to [email protected] and we will get back to you.

Responsibilities

  • Acquire an excellent understanding of our target customers, our product and its unique selling points. Training and telesales script will be provided

  • Continuously optimize sales script

  • Answer all sales inquiries within 24 hours

  • Promptly follow up with leads via the phone, consult and convince them to enroll ELSA membership packages

  • Achieve assigned KPIs such as sales revenue, conversion rate, daily calls, etc...

  • Update CRM system, telesales system for proper reporting according to the company's SOP

  • Deal with complaints to turn around unhappy customers

  • Keep records of calls and sales and record useful information

  • Collaboration with other functions such as marketing, support, product, delivery, etc… for related tasks

  • Other ad-hoc tasks to related to sales operation

Requirements

  • At least 1 year telesales experience with track record

  • Have a laptop

  • Intermediate English level and above

  • Familiarity with CRM

  • High standards of work ethics, driven by growth & productivity

  • Have a positive can do attitude

  • Ability to call customers (from home or office) in the evening and weekend

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Benchmarked base salary and high performance bonus

  • Work in a Silicon valley startup with exponential growth all around the world

  • Fun team; creative working environment

  • Inspiring office with park, gym, swimming pool, BBQ facilities, and the best view in HCMC

  • Maximize personal & professional growth and be rewarded for your talents & contribution

To Apply

Apply now to maximize your talents and make a real impact! Send your CV and a short introduction on why you want to join ELSA to [email protected]

This position develops, executes, and optimizes the performance of digital marketing campaigns to meet our business objectives & quality benchmarks. Join ELSA now and maximize your marketing talents to make a real impact!

ABOUT THE COMPANY

- An established A.I. tech startup with HQ in Silicon Valley
- Recently invested by Google AI’s fund
- Recognized as Top 5 Best Artificial Intelligence Apps (by Research Sniper); and Top 4 Companies Using AI To Transform The World (by Forbes)
- Proven mobile app product with a growing user base of 4 million people from 101 countries

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation with performance bonuses

  • Flexible hours; fun team; creative working environment

  • Experience the true startup spirit of a fast growing and well funded Silicon Valley startup

  • Opportunities to grow professionally and play a critical role to shape the next stage of our company's growth etc.

  • Opportunity to create an impact on the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

RESPONSIBILITIES

Performance Marketing
  • Employ an impeccable execution of online advertising, social media, SEO, SEM, ASO, email marketing, and content syndication.

  • Optimize targeting, segmentation, and allocation of budgets across multiple channels to generate cost effective user actions

  • Ensure that leads are converted into paid customers through well-crafted campaigns and close collaboration with the sales team

  • Work with internal and external production professionals in the delivery of activity, from proposals, design, and actual build.

  • Report timely on the effectiveness of campaigns, conversion rates, online-generated sales. Conducts analyses on the performance against ROI and KPIs. Estimate profitability of those campaigns.

  • Develop in-house marketing automation

  • Identify growth opportunities, develop new and innovative growth strategies

  • Seek & develop marketing partnerships

Brand Marketing
  • Acquire a clear consumer perception and better understand their needs

  • Collaborate closely with brand marketing function to co-plan and co-execute both brand marketing and performance marketing activities to create synchronization, optimization, and integration

Collaboration
  • Collaborates with sales, customer support, product team in an effort to optimize programs, campaigns, landing pages, CRM, based on the real-time performance and ROI

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 years experience with a track record in digital/performance marketing positions

  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in performance marketing

  • An “A-team” player with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Highly adaptable, collaborative, can learn quickly to come up with prompt solutions

  • Demonstrate high standards of work ethics, driven by growth & productivity

  • Have a positive can do attitude, have initiative and be proactive in problem-solving beyond the call of duty

  • Native Vietnamese with English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

  • A flexible, positive attitude with the ability to manage, prioritize tasks and make decisions in a fast-moving environment

To Apply

Send your LinkedIn profile or your resume to[email protected]

Responsibilities

  • Create a data-driven strategy to optimize demand generation, develop a qualified sales pipeline and move prospects through customer funnel.

  • Own and measure growth objectives, analyze data and translate it into actionable insights and tactics.

  • Build campaigns focused on apps stores, analytics, email, social media & display media strategies to grow reach and visitors across channels, including SEO, ASO, email, social media, partnerships.

  • Build process of creating growth hypothesis and testing users to validate new ways to drive acquisitions, conversion, engagement, retention across channels.

  • Lead product recommendations to the engineering team to drive app downloads, signups and usage.

  • Collaborate with engineering team, UX and product team to put in place a scalable growth model using an agile approach, iterative feedback loops and dynamic A/B testing.

  • Create regular reports on key growth KPIs. Update company executives with new findings and growth opportunities through report dashboard.

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience and strong track record of executing innovative, data-driven customer acquisition and retention strategies. Proven success of driving growth (100% YOY).

  • Proven track record in growth experimentation, funnel optimization, monetization.

  • Proven record of excellent execution with subscription business model.

  • Experience in marketing including SEO, ASO, and other marketing channels.

  • Experience as a key stakeholder of product & engineering organizations preferred.

  • Prior sales and business development experience preferred.

  • Prior gaming or education experience preferred

  • Strong analytical reasoning and cost-benefit analysis.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and stock options

  • Flexible working hours

  • Silicon Valley fast growing startup experience

  • Opportunities to travel as we have global team in Palo Alto, Lisbon and Ho Chi Minh city

  • Opportunities to grow professionally and play a critical role to shape the next stage of our company's growth etc.

  • Opportunity to create impact on the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

  • Flexible choice of location: Palo Alto (US-preferred), Lisbon (Portugal), or Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam).

To Apply

Send your LinkedIn profile or your resume to [email protected]

Who you are

  • You are a Japanese native having been recently living in Japan at least for a few years and deeply understand Japanese social and business cultures.

  • You are a true leader at heart who has proven achievements for 5-8 years in leveraging marketing and business development efforts to drive growth in a fast-pace market, preferably experience in startups.

  • You can lead fruitful partnerships with agencies, government, partners and local press, and at the same time, you are customer obsessed and love being our customer advocate.

  • You can own responsibilities in managing operations and budgets, and have connected with stellar people to build an A-team from scratch.

  • You are excited about being part of technology-driven world. You are curious about entrepreneurship and global innovative ideas, but you can adapt the product for local usage. You must have vision and think far, but you are also willing to roll up your sleeve and get your hands dirty.

  • Have MBA/higher graduate degree holder? Awesome. If not? Still great.

Responsibilities

  • Drive market growth, lead sales and strategic partnerships to take full accountability of all financial, operational and customer satisfaction metrics

  • Represent ELSA in Japan in all aspects, foster strategic relationships with partners and customers at the C-suite level, and facilitate PR & media relations

  • Build a process to generate local user insights, champion product improvements and launching by collaborating with product, marketing and engineering teams

  • Drive recruitment to build an A-team and oversee cross-functional operations to ensure all business aspects run smoothly

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and attractive stock option.

  • Experience in working at a unicorn Silicon Valley startup to scale up a business in your dear country.

  • Opportunities to travel as we have global team in Palo Alto, Lisbon and Ho Chi Minh city

  • Opportunities to grow professionally and play a critical role to shape the next stage of our company’s growth

  • Opportunity to create impact on the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

To Apply

If you think this is you and these responsibilities are the next level you want to do in your career, please write us an email with your resume at [email protected]

Who you are

  • You are a Indonesian native having been recently living in Indonesia at least for a few years and deeply understand Indonesian social and business cultures.

  • You are a true leader at heart who has proven achievements for 5-8 years in leveraging marketing and business development efforts to drive growth in a fast-pace market, preferably experience in startups.

  • You can lead fruitful partnerships with agencies, government, partners and local press, and at the same time, you are customer obsessed and love being our customer advocate.

  • You can own responsibilities in managing operations and budgets, and have connected with stellar people to build an A-team from scratch.

  • You are excited about being part of technology-driven world. You are curious about entrepreneurship and global innovative ideas, but you can adapt the product for local usage. You must have vision and think far, but you are also willing to roll up your sleeve and get your hands dirty.

  • Have MBA/higher graduate degree holder? Awesome. If not? Still great.

Responsibilities

  • Drive market growth, lead sales and strategic partnerships to take full accountability of all financial, operational and customer satisfaction metrics

  • Represent ELSA in Indonesia in all aspects, foster strategic relationships with partners and customers at the C-suite level, and facilitate PR & media relations

  • Build a process to generate local user insights, champion product improvements and launching by collaborating with product, marketing and engineering teams

  • Drive recruitment to build an A-team and oversee cross-functional operations to ensure all business aspects run smoothly

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and attractive stock option.

  • Experience in working at a unicorn Silicon Valley startup to scale up a business in your dear country.

  • Opportunities to travel as we have global team in Palo Alto, Lisbon and Ho Chi Minh city

  • Opportunities to grow professionally and play a critical role to shape the next stage of our company’s growth

  • Opportunity to create impact on the lives of 1.5 billion language learners around the world

To Apply

If you think this is you and these responsibilities are the next level you want to do in your career, please write us an email with your resume at [email protected]

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation

  • Fun team; international working environment

  • Social insurance, health insurance, unemployment insurance according to Labor Laws

  • 5 working-days per week (Mon-Fri) with flexible hours and work from home policies.

  • Opportunities to grow professionally and play a critical role to shape the next stage of our company’s growth

  • Experience the true spirit of a fast growing and well funded Silicon Valley startup

Responsibilities

Financial reporting
  • Prepare & interpret monthly, quarterly and annual reports, including statutory & management reports

  • Reconcile chart of accounts with balance sheet, P&L

Financial operation management
  • Monitor budgets: timely tracking & ensure spendings are within given budget set by management

  • Monitor the collection & account receivable (AR)

  • Monitor the payment to supplier (AP)

  • Ensure all entries are complied with VAS, internal compliance and VAT/ taxation requirement

  • Banking transaction management

  • Petty cash management

Tax & Legal compliance
  • All taxes report/ filing/ reconcile & settle all tax liabilities timely

  • Update & implement the changes of regulation/ legislation in relative with Industry & its operation

  • Handle all legal documents of Account

Payroll Administration
  • In charge of monthly payroll preparation and make other compensation & benefit payments to relative stakeholders

REQUIREMENTS

Professional Experience
  • University Degree in Financial Accounting

  • Be able to build an accounting system from scratch

  • Minimum 5 years full time working experience in similar positions, with good reference from former employers

  • In-depth experience of accounting practices, including both cash accounting and accrual accounting

  • Strong knowledge in legal compliances

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Good command of spoken and written English

  • Proficient in MS Office & Accounting system/software

Culture Fit
  • Familiarity or adaptability with fast-pace startup environment

  • High standards of work ethics and integrity: hardworking, extremely meticulous & organized, highly responsible

  • Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively

  • Ability to build and optimize accounting processes

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills

  • Flexible attitude and willing to take on ad-hoc duties outside of accounting scopes occasionally

To Apply

Apply now to maximize your talents and make a real impact! Send your CV and a short introduction on why you want to join ELSA to [email protected]

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation

  • Fun team; international working environment

  • Social insurance, health insurance, unemployment insurance according to Labor Laws

  • 5 working-days per week (Mon-Fri) with flexible hours and work from home policies

  • Opportunities to grow professionally and play a critical role to shape the next stage of our company’s growth

  • Experience the true spirit of a fast growing and well funded Silicon Valley startup

Responsibilities

  • Develop a robust pipeline of opportunities with potential B2B clients, influential individuals/affiliates, or communities through traditional approaches (such as cold/warm calls and emails, networking) and creative marketing campaigns (in collaboration with marketing team)

  • Present our company to potential clients, affiliates, partners

  • Identify client needs and suggest appropriate solutions

  • Collaborate with product team and customer support team to deliver customized product solutions and satisfactory services

  • Build long-term trusting relationships with clients, affiliates, partners

  • Proactively seek new business opportunities in the market to contribute to short-term, medium-term, long term growth.

  • Build and optimize in-house best practices for business development

  • Report weekly/monthly/quarterly results

REQUIREMENTS

Professional Experience
  • Proven work experience with track record in Business Development or similar roles

  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques (including cold calls), deliver engaging presentations

  • Experience with CRM

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, networking skills

  • Native Vietnamese with English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Culture Fit
  • Familiarity or adaptability with fast-pace startup environment

  • An “A-team” player: highly accountable, hardworking, able to work well both independently and collaboratively to deliver extraordinary results

  • Tech-savvy, strategic-minded, diligent action taker, lifelong learner

  • Passionate about Elsa’s mission

  • Driven by growth & productivity

  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, problem solving skills.

To Apply

Apply now to maximize your talents and make a real impact! Send your CV and a short introduction on why you want to join ELSA to [email protected]

About the company

ELSA - English Language Speech Assistant is a mobile application currently helping millions of learners to perfect their English pronunciation through our state-of-the-art voice recognition technology and Artificial Intelligence digital pronunciation coach.

We have built out our track records with high calibre teams:
- "The Best Digital Learning App" at Reimagine Education 2016
- The 2016 winner of the world’s largest startup competition SXSWEdu Launch
- Recently invested by Google AI’s fund
- Recognized as Top 5 Best Artificial Intelligence Apps (by Research Sniper); and Top 4 Companies Using AI To Transform The World (by Forbes)
- Proven mobile app product with a growing user base of 4 million people from 101 countries
We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated individual to join the team as Talent Acquisition Specialist in HCMC. You will have the opportunity to build, drive technical/engineering hiring for one of the hottest, fastest growing tech companies in Silicon Valley.

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary with attractive performance bonus

  • Work in a Silicon-Valley startup with exponential growth all around the world, hence a career growth opportunity beyond Vietnam

  • Flexible hours; fun team; creative working environment

  • Inspiring office with park, gym, swimming pool, BBQ facilities, and the best view in HCMC

  • Maximize personal & professional growth and be rewarded for your talents & contribution

RESPONSIBILITIES

Brand Marketing
  • Work closely with direct supervisor to prepare and implement brand marketing execution plans

  • Work closely with in-house team, freelancers, and agencies (advertising, market research, PR) to ensure impeccable execution of all brand marketing activities

  • Create creative content and marketing collaterals (i.e. POS, scripts, blog posts, social posts, etc.)

  • Assist direct supervisor to develop strong and good working relationship with media journalists, KOLs, influencers

  • Measure and report performance of all campaigns against goals (KPIs)

  • Monitor users reactions, market trends, and competitors’ activities to identify opportunities and key issues

  • Propose initiatives to increase market share and brand’s reputation

  • Perform other relevant tasks assigned by direct supervisor

Performance Marketing
  • Collaborate closely with performance marketing function to co-plan and co-execute both brand marketing and performance marketing activities to create synchronization, optimization, and integration

Collaboration
  • Partner with different functions (Product, Sales, Customer Support, Finance) for ongoing projects, budget phasing, media planning & tracking

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficient track record with 1 – 2 year of in-depth experience in executing brand communication campaigns across a broad online and offline, free and paid media mix

  • Strong creative skills, familiar with creative contexts and ideas

  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in marketing (including, but not limited to, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

  • Quick learner, passionate grower with work ethics

  • Sharp critical thinking and planning skill

  • Highly adaptable, collaborative, can learn quickly to come up with prompt solutions

  • Demonstrate leadership skills, high standards of work ethics, driven by quality & productivity

  • Have a positive can-do attitude, have a keen eye for detail, have initiative and be proactive going beyond the call of duty

  • Vietnamese with English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

To Apply

Apply now to maximize your talents and make a real impact! Send your CV to [email protected]