LINGUIST List 11.2440

Fri Nov 10 2000

Jobs: Korean, Speech Recognition at SpeechWorks Intl

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  1. Tamala Bothwell, Korean: Speech Recognition Engineer at SpeechWorks Intl, MA, USA
  2. Tamala Bothwell, Speech Software Engineer at SpeechWorks Intl, Montreal, Canada

Message 1: Korean: Speech Recognition Engineer at SpeechWorks Intl, MA, USA

Date: 9 Nov 2000 01:58:29 -0000
From: Tamala Bothwell <tbothwelspeechworks.com>
Subject: Korean: Speech Recognition Engineer at SpeechWorks Intl, MA, USA


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Korean - Speech Recognition Engineer
Other Desired Areas: Language Processing / Acoustic Modeling
University or Organization: SpeechWorks International
Department: People Strategy
State or Province: MA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 2/28/01
Contact: Tamala Bothwell tbothwelspeechworks.com

Address for Applications:
jobsspeechworks.com or mail to: 
695 Atlantic Avenue
Boston
MA 02115
USA

SPEECHWORKS INTERNATIONAL

Position: Korean Speech Recognition Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Boston, MA USA


You will be working with application developers to deploy leading edge
telephony applications in the telephone network, in major corporate call
centers, and on PCs for the home and office. Based on knowledge of what
is important for these deployments, you will also be improving
SpeechWorks' core technology, adding features and functionality to the
technology, and developing new technologies for next generation
products. Full-time, permanent employment, sponsorship for work
authorization is possible 


Responsibilities: 

�	Definition of phoneme sets for the Korean recognizer 
�	Definition of phonological rules for Korean 
�	Specification of requirements for speech data collection in 
 Korean 
�	Participation in the User Interface specification of
 applications being developed for the Korean market
�	Acoustic modeling 
�	Language modeling 
�	Natural language processing 
�	Working as part of a team of speech technology experts 
�	Working with our Korean partners to ensure the success of our 
 joint projects 

Requirements: 
�	2+ years research experience in some aspect of speech 
 processing 
�	Desire and ability to work as part of a team 
�	Strong C programming skills 
�	Fluency in UNIX or NT (ideally both) 
�	Excellent oral and written communications skills in Korean 
�	Good oral and written communications skills in English 
�	BSEE or BSCS or equivalent experience, Master/PhD desirable 
�	Be able to work with a minimum amount of direct supervision 
�	Instill confidence in your abilities 
�	Identify functionality versus schedule tradeoffs under 
 pressure 
�	Deal calmly with demanding customers in unforgiving 
 environments 
�	Work well with other technical experts in user interfaces and 
 application development
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Message 2: Speech Software Engineer at SpeechWorks Intl, Montreal, Canada

Date: 9 Nov 2000 02:04:38 -0000
From: Tamala Bothwell <tbothwelspeechworks.com>
Subject: Speech Software Engineer at SpeechWorks Intl, Montreal, Canada


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Speech Software Engineer
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: SpeechWorks International
Department: People Strategy
State or Province: Montreal
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: 2/28/01
Contact: Tamala Bothwell tbothwelspeechworks.com

Address for Applications:
jobsspeechworks.com or mail to: 
695 Atlantic Avenue
Boston
MA 02111
USA

SPEECHWORKS INTERNATIONAL - MONTREAL, CANADA

Position: Software Engineer (Speech Technology)
Department: Engineering
Location: Montreal, Canada


Maintain and enhance software tools and procedures for improving
recognition accuracy. As a software engineer at SpeechWorks
International, you will be designing and writing software to contribute
to our state-of-the-art speech recognition technology.

Responsibilities:

� Maintain and enhance C/Perl programs used for speech technology
 development

� Write new tools for monitoring and improving speech recognition
 performance

� Produce brief documentation for knowledgeable internal users of 
 tools

Requirements:

� Strong C fundamentals and experience with C development

. Knowledge of C++

� Additional experience in Perl highly desirable

� Fluency in UNIX or NT (ideally both)

� Experience/knowledge in speech recognition a plus

� NT GUI programming a plus

� BSEE or BSCS or equivalent experience

� Be able to work with a minimum amount of direct supervision

� Desire and ability to work as part of a team
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