LINGUIST List 11.520

Fri Mar 10 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling Dialog Design Experts, Speech R&D

Editor for this issue: Naomi Ogasawara <naomilinguistlist.org>


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  1. Brion Wikes, Comp Ling: Dialog Design Experts/Speech Applications at Nuance, California USA
  2. Brion Wikes, Comp Ling: Speech R&D/Languages Group at Nuance, California USA

Message 1: Comp Ling: Dialog Design Experts/Speech Applications at Nuance, California USA

Date: 10 Mar 2000 00:50:26 -0000
From: Brion Wikes <bwikesnuance.com>
Subject: Comp Ling: Dialog Design Experts/Speech Applications at Nuance, California USA


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Dialog Design Experts, Speech Applications
Other Desired Areas: grammar, programming
University or Organization: Nuance
Department: 
State or Province: California
Country: usa
Final Date of Application: 3-30-00
Contact: Brion Wikes bwikesnuance.com

Address for Applications:
1380 willow rd
menlo park
ca 94025
usa

Nuance Cements Leadership In Voice Portal Market
http://www.nuAnce.com/index.htma?SCREEN=nvpmarket
Nuance is leading the market with the most advanced server software and
tools, the largest set of partners, and the most customers and
deployments handling the largest number of transactions per day (over 2
million). http://www.nuAnce.com/index.htma?SCREEN=analyst_quotes
Nuance Communications Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial
Public Offering http://www.nuAnce.com/index.htma?SCREEN=publicoffering

http://www.nuance.com
Please send resumes to bwikesnuance.com

POSITION AVAILABLE:

Dialog Design Experts, Speech Applications

Description: 
As a Dialog Design expert you will be part of a dynamic team that
envisions, creates and optimizes dialogs for Nuance's next-generation
interactive speech recognition systems. 

Responsibilities:
�	Consult with internal and external customers.
�	Refine customer requirements
�	Design and refine challenging interactive dialogs for easy-to-use
applications 
�	Collect data and perform analysis
�	Perform system tuning

Required:
�	Interest in speech recognition technology
�	Computer-Human Interface skills 
�	Excellent written and verbal skills
�	Analytical problem solving ability
�	Thrive in a fast-paced environment

Ideal:
Any combination of the following is a huge plus: 
�	BS, MS or PhD combining Computer Sciences and/or Engineering with
Linguistics, Cognitive Sciences, and/or Psychology 
�	Familiarity with software industrial design cycle
�	Speech recognition, speech coding, pattern recognition, DSP
�	Software coding experience (Java, Unix, C, C++, NT)
�	Experience with Dialog Design 
�	Experience in data analysis and/or usability studies 
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Message 2: Comp Ling: Speech R&D/Languages Group at Nuance, California USA

Date: 10 Mar 2000 00:53:40 -0000
From: Brion Wikes <bwikesnuance.com>
Subject: Comp Ling: Speech R&D/Languages Group at Nuance, California USA


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Speech R&D, Languages Group
Other Desired Areas: unix programming
University or Organization: Nuance
Department: 
State or Province: California
Country: usa
Final Date of Application: 3-30-00
Contact: Brion Wikes bwikesnuance.com

Address for Applications:
1380 willow rd
menlo park
ca 94025
usa

Nuance Cements Leadership In Voice Portal Market
http://www.nuAnce.com/index.htma?SCREEN=nvpmarket
Nuance is leading the market with the most advanced server software and
tools, the largest set of partners, and the most customers and
deployments handling the largest number of transactions per day (over 2
million). http://www.nuAnce.com/index.htma?SCREEN=analyst_quotes
Nuance Communications Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial
Public Offering http://www.nuAnce.com/index.htma?SCREEN=publicoffering

www.nuance.com
Please send resumes to bwikesnuance.com

POSITION AVAILABLE:

Speech R&D, Languages Group
RD164

Summary: 

This position is part of the ongoing global expansion of Nuance. You
will create and maintain the Nuance recognition and verification
engines in multiple languages. 

Responsibilities: 

 Tracking data from deployments. 
 Training, testing and releasing new acoustic models. 
 Developing pronunciation models and dictionaries. 
 Interfacing with Sales department and customers. 
 Some opportunity for language-specific R&D work 

Requirements: 

 Specialization in speech recognition, verification or
 text-to-speech 
 Fluent in C or C++ 
 Scripting language (e.g. Perl) 
 Unix 

Ideal: Any combination of the following is a huge plus Experience
with telephony (CTI or call center) 

 Linguistics 
 Multilingual 
 Project Management 

Education: 

 M.S. or higher in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science 
 M.A. or higher in Linguistics with specialization in phonetics,
 phonology or computational linguistics 
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