Deep Learning (Wake-up word detection)
Mountain View, California, United States
We are looking for the best

At 42dot, we're pioneering voice technology to make communication within vehicles more intuitive. Our WWD (Wake-up Word Detection) technology recognizes wake-up words during user speech, enabling seamless interaction with the vehicle using just your voice.


  • Develop and refine models for common wake-up words such as "Hey Hyundai," "Hey Kia," "Hey Genesis," and future wake-up words planned for development and commercialization.
  • Collect or curate diverse intonation data from native speakers and use it to develop a localized wake-up word detector.
  • Gather hard negative words commonly used in the local region and integrate them into the modeling process.
  • Quickly implement the latest wake-up word technologies into real-world services and collaboratively develop technology and code for application in other locales.
  • Actively communicate and troubleshoot with the Korean headquarters and Hyundai Motor Company-related entities to ensure accurate support for North American wake-up words.


  • Over 5 years of experience in research, development, and commercialization of wake-up words.
  • Experience in knowledge distillation and inference optimization for small models.
  • Proficiency in Pytorch, as well as libtorch, onnx, and other on-device libraries, and familiarity with writing C++ code.
  • Korean language proficiency in professional research or work


  • Experience in the automotive/mobility industry, with a focus on voice technology or related areas.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment pipelines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a global collaborative working environment.

Recruiting Process

  • Application Screening - Coding Test - First Interview - Second Interview - Offer Negotiation - Final Acceptance
  • The recruitment process may differ based on the specific role and may be subject to changes depending on schedules and circumstances.
  • Applicants will be notified of the application schedule and results individually via the email address provided in their application.

Please refer to the videos from KCCV 2022 and UMOS Day 2021 for insights into 42dot Autonomous Driving, our autonomous driving AI software.
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