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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023
Sanas is revolutionizing the way we communicate with the world’s first real-time algorithm, designed to modulate accents, eliminate background noises, and magnify speech clarity. Pioneered by seasoned startup founders with a proven track record of creating and steering multiple unicorn companies, our groundbreaking GDP-shifting technology sets a gold standard. Our initial deployment is laser-focused on elevating the standards of customer experience centers. Testimonials from our partners reveal staggering double-digit improvements in mission-critical KPIs, coupled with boosts in CSAT and NPS. More than just a tool, our technology champions a bias-free workspace. This not only fosters a positive work environment but has also been instrumental in reducing employee attrition and curbing training expenditures.

Sanas is a 70-strong team, established in 2020. In this short span, we’ve successfully secured over $50 million in funding. Our innovation have been supported by the industry’s leading investors, including Insight Partners, Google Ventures, General Catalyst, Quiet Capital, and other influential investors. Our reputation is further solidified by collaborations with numerous Fortune 100 companies. With Sanas, you’re not just adopting a product; you’re investing in the future of communication.

About the job:

Sanas is seeking a detail-oriented and self-motivated individual to join our team as a Speech Data Annotation Specialist. In this role, you will be responsible for listening to and annotating speech data to fine-tune and improve the performance of our accent-translation algorithms. As part of our Analytics team, you will work closely with our Linguists to provide high-quality labeled data for training and testing our speech models.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow established guidelines and quality assurance procedures to ensure the accuracy and consistency of annotated data
  • Listen to audio recordings to evaluate synthetic speech data on naturalness and intelligibility, and identify issues, errors, and inconsistencies in translation
  • Label and annotate speech data with relevant information, such as phoneme mismatches, robotic artefacts, and hallucinations
  • Communicate effectively with team members to resolve issues and provide feedback on the annotation process and suggestions for improvement


  • Native or near-native fluency in English
  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills
  • Excellent ability to follow guidelines carefully and complete time bound tasks with efficiency
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain focus for extended periods
  • Comfortable working with technology and learning new tools and software
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in linguistics, English language, ELT, ESL, or related fields

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with accents or English language training (e.g., CELTA, TEFL, TESOL)
  • Experience with annotation schemas, edge cases, guideline development, and guideline maintenance
  • Experience with transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet