LINGUIST List 11.521

Fri Mar 10 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling: Lang Group Manager,Technical Manager

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  1. Brion Wikes, Comp Ling: Languages Group Manager, at Nuance, California usa
  2. Brion Wikes, Comp Ling: Technical Manager at Nuance, California usa

Message 1: Comp Ling: Languages Group Manager, at Nuance, California usa

Date: 10 Mar 2000 00:52:29 -0000
From: Brion Wikes <bwikesnuance.com>
Subject: Comp Ling: Languages Group Manager, at Nuance, California usa


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Manager, Languages Group
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:

Manager, Languages Group
Job Code: RD164 

 Summary: 

 Manager of Nuance's Languages group. The group is tasked with
 porting Nuance's Speech Server to many languages and maintaining
 and improving these international modules. Tasks include data
 collection, dictionary procurement & development, acoustic model
 training, productization, software/engineering, & QA. The candidate
 should have a good working knowledge of most of these areas, and
 be able to come up to speed in the rest very quickly. He/she should
 have very good project and people management skills.
 Within-company communications (e.g. with Sales, Marketing, and
 Engineering) is a key job component. 

 Responsibilities: 

 Defining, prioritizing, assigning, and scheduling projects 
 Interfacing with Marketing and Sales 
 Delivering high a quality speech recognition product 
 Managing motivated engineers 

 Required: 

 Good software engineering skills, UNIX and C/C++ 
 Working knowledge of speech recognition 
 Good people-management and project-management skills 
 Good communications skills 

 Ideal: 

 Expert speech recognition analysis/development 
 Expert understanding of Phonetics and Phonology 
 Experience porting speech recognition to various languages 
 Industrial management experience 
 Willingness to do what it takes to deliver a high-quality
 product 
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Message 2: Comp Ling: Technical Manager at Nuance, California usa

Date: 10 Mar 2000 00:54:53 -0000
From: Brion Wikes <bwikesnuance.com>
Subject: Comp Ling: Technical Manager at Nuance, California usa


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Technical Manager, Speech Application Deployment
Other Desired Areas: 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:

Nuance Professional Services
Technical Manager, Speech Application Deployment
Job Code: PS172

Summary:
As a Manager in the Nuance Professional Services Applications group, you
are responsible for leading a high caliber technical team that
envisions, creates and deploys Nuance's next-generation interactive
speech recognition/verification applications. This is an opportunity to
use your proven project management skills combined with your strong
project deployment experience to lead, mentor, motivate and track your
team as they deploy state of the art speech recognition and verification
systems. You will be responsible for managing service forecasts,
developing opportunities, negotiating services bids, meeting team goals
as well as be involved in customer care and forging alliances with
partners and customers. You and your team will work directly with Nuance
partners and customers, Nuance Sales, and various technical groups
within Nuance including Speech R&D, Dialog R&D, and Core Software
Engineering. Your job is fast-paced and challenging as you draw on your
technical knowledge to lead your team to push the envelope daily with
Nuance customers around the world.


Responsibilities: 
Leading and mentoring team members in speech technology.
Leading and mentoring team members in project management practices.
Bid Management (project estimates, working with Nuance Sales team and
external customers)
Project Management (project planning, deliverables, risk assessment and
negotiation)
Business Management (revenue tracking, revenue reporting, revenue
driving responsibilities)
Process Improvement (capturing and refining processes used to deliver
Nuance Professional Services)

Required:
Thrive in a fast-paced state-of-the-art-technology environment 
Experience in speech recognition, verification technology 
Experience in leading and tracking projects
Experience in leading and motivating a team 
Experience in working with customers
Excellent written and verbal skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Proactive, self-directed, detailed, and organized 

Any combination of the following is ideal:
Experience in a Professional Services group 
Speech coding, pattern recognition, DSP, telephony
Experience with dialog design for speech systems
Experience with data analysis and tuning 
Experience with usability studies 
Familiarity with software industrial design cycle 
Software coding experience (Java, Unix, C, C++, NT) 

Education: 
BS, MS or PhD in wide variety of technical fields including Computer
Science, Engineering, Operations Research, Business, Risk Management,
Linguistics, Cognitive Sciences.
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