LINGUIST List 11.597

Fri Mar 17 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling:Software Engineer at Microsoft,USA

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  1. Simonie Hodges, Comp Ling:Software Engineer at Microsoft,Redmond,Washington,USA

Message 1: Comp Ling:Software Engineer at Microsoft,Redmond,Washington,USA

Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 16:58:47 -0800 (PST)
From: Simonie Hodges <Simonie3excite.com>
Subject: Comp Ling:Software Engineer at Microsoft,Redmond,Washington,USA

SOFTWARE (DIALOG) DESIGN ENGINEER [Job Code: N05rc-4n ] 
Design, develop and code dialogs for Microsoft's new telephony and 
speech recognition based applications to change the way people manage their
daily lives. The Speech Product Group (for Telephony Applications) is 
Microsoft's central organization for speech telephony technology. Be a 
key component in this strategic and rapidly growing group. You will be 
developing interactive dialogs for easy-to-use applications, evaluating 
application performance, and making recommendations to improve caller 
satisfaction in this next generation services. Candidates need to enjoy a
fast paced, 
team-participation environment and have a genuine interest in speech 
interface technology. 

Experience, related course work, or deep 
interest in dialog design is necessary, along with a willingness to work in 
a structured, industrial software design and development process. 
Key computer skills are experience with programming languages such as
Jscript.
Experience using speech recognition and synthesis is also advantageous.
Candidates should have working knowledge of 
computer-human interfaces, and possess excellent communication and 
analytical problem solving skills. 

Ideal education backgrounds are a BS/MS in Linguistics, Cognitive Sciences,
Psychology, or 
Human Factors Engineering combined with Computer Science or Engineering.

Job Location: Redmond, Washington
Contact: simoniehmicrosoft.com




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