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Speech Graphics - IT Technician


IT Technician

 

Summary

As IT technician, you will be responsible for the smooth running of internal computer systems, network, replacements and upgrades, software issues, website maintenace, and some delegated Dev Ops tasks like setting up a build server. Speech Graphics is engaged in machine learning, big data processing and real-time communication in the cloud. As the company grows there is lots of room for increasing responsibilities for the right person.

 

Qualifications

  • 1 or more years’ experience in an IT support role, or relevant position
  • Understanding and experience with
    • Computer hardware and machine builds
    • Windows, Linux and Mac OS
    • Networking experience (LAN, VPN, TCP/IP etc)
    • Backup solutions
  • Strong Unix background for scripting and automation (bash, rsync, cron)
  • High personal integrity, honesty, reliability and dedication
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

 

Other preferred skills

  • Experience with Docker, git, and repository management
  • Experience with continuous integration methods
  • General programming experience (python, javascript, C++)
  • Experience with database management (PostgreSQL)

 

About Speech Graphics

Speech Graphics is an award-winning startup providing pioneering facial animation technology for the games industry and beyond, with big name clients as Warner Brothers, Microsoft, Square Enix,  and Def Jam Recordings. Based on over 20 years of R&D in speech technology, machine learning and procedural animation, our software produces high-quality facial animation from audio alone, with no need for motion capture. Our technology has been used for a variety of applications, including AAA game development (such as Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Gears of War 4, and Call of Duty WWII); language education (Saundz.com); live avatars for VR and mobile (Linden Lab’s Sansar); and AI assistants (TBA).

Join our growing interdisciplinary team to work in an exciting and rewarding atmosphere. Our main office is at CodeBase, the tech centre by the castle in the heart of Edinburgh.

 

Benefits

·              Private health insurance

·              Track for receiving stock otions

·              Fun team outings and weekly beer nights

·              Located in a tech centre surrounded by young startup community with frequent social events