LINGUIST List 12.541

Tue Feb 27 2001

Jobs: Speech Recog/Comp Ling: Vision Recruitment, UK

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  1. Kelly Sutherland, Comp Ling/Commercial Speech Recog at Vision Recruitment, UK
  2. Kelly Sutherland, Speech Recog: C++/VB/Java Engineers at Vision Recruitment, UK

Message 1: Comp Ling/Commercial Speech Recog at Vision Recruitment, UK

Date: 23 Feb 2001 10:42:11 -0000
From: Kelly Sutherland <kellysvisionrecruitment.com>
Subject: Comp Ling/Commercial Speech Recog at Vision Recruitment, UK


Rank of Job: Various
Areas Required: Computational Linguists - Commercial Speech
Recognition Projects
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Vision Recruitment
Department: Speech Solutions
State or Province: London
Country: UK
Final Date of Application: End of April 2001
Contact: Kelly Sutherland kellysvisionrecruitment.com

Address for Applications:
Suite 45, Surbiton Business Centre, 
46 Victoria Road
Surbiton
Surrey KT6 4LJ
UK

Exciting opportunities for Lead/Senior Computational Linguists working
on leading-edge speech solutions for commercial deployment on a global
scale. Many challenging projects leading to the holy grail of speech
recognition.


ROLE:

Computational Linguistics - Enhance SLI using computational approaches
and applied algorithms - E.g. phrase chunking. Develop Perl
prototypes for hand-off to Vox Designer team. Develop algorithms for
immediate, timely applied tools and techniques that directly impact
and improve grammar development.

Special Projects - Pilot projects for core engines applications.
Launch and investigate new patent projects that impact company in cost
savings and value. Deep quantitative background in Mathematics,
Physics or Statistical Language Modelling.


SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

- First class degree or degree with high honors in linguistics. 
- Experience with the theory of syntax and exposure to syntactic
modelling and parsing. 
- Meticulous attention to detail. 
- Interest in Spoken Language Interfaces.
- Minimum of 1 year experience with Perl or Prolog. 
- C/C++ a bonus.

Senior Computational Linguist - All of the above or M.S. required or
3+ years experience in development in industry of a linguistics
product.

Lead Applied/Computational Linguist - All of the above plus Ph.D. in
Applied Linguistics. Demonstrated background in the psychology of
language learning or language user interfaces. Excellent background
in Language related Human Interaction with Machines.


COMPANY:

Dynamic organisation with a well focussed and talented team of
developers and scientists working within a fun and casual environment.
Technologies will be deployed to commercial clients to deliver both
internal efficiency improvements as well as enhancing information
delivery channels to their large and diverse client base.


LOCATION:

London (central) with some opportunities for European/worldwide
travel.


SALARY:

Depending on experience - highly competitive to secure the most
talented and experienced candidates. Stock Options for all
employees.
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Message 2: Speech Recog: C++/VB/Java Engineers at Vision Recruitment, UK

Date: 23 Feb 2001 10:44:26 -0000
From: Kelly Sutherland <kellysvisionrecruitment.com>
Subject: Speech Recog: C++/VB/Java Engineers at Vision Recruitment, UK


Rank of Job: Various
Areas Required: C++ / VB / Java SW Engineers for Speech Recognition for
TTS/ASR/NLP projects
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Vision Recruitment
Department: Speech Solutions
State or Province: London
Country: UK
Final Date of Application: End of April 2001
Contact: Kelly Sutherland kellysvisionrecruitment.com

Address for Applications:
Suite 45, Surbiton Business Centre, 
46 Victoria Road
Surbiton
Surrey KT6 4LJ
UK

Work within a dynamic London based company using the latest
technologies

ROLES:

Many roles with involvement in exciting new development projects which
require solid development skills, gain exposure to the latest
technologies in the areas of V and M-commerce while working on
challenging developments. Develop ground-breaking solutions using a
combination of C++, MFC, COM, ActiveX, ATL, SQL, VB, CORBA, Oracle
etc.

As an Applications Programmer be responsible, as part of a
multi-disciplinary team, for the design and implementation of voice
recognition based applications (TTS/ASR/NLP) to meet customer
requirements. Develop tools to enable the rapid and efficient
implementation of these applications on state of the art platforms.

Build a voice interface (speech recognition) to the web or work with
one of Europe's biggest service and solution providers and develop
bespoke speech applications Our clients are well funded and offer an
exciting work environment for talented developers/designers - using
latest technologies, minimum of 2-3 years solid development experience
- preferably on large scale/complex distributed SW solutions. 


SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

Strong skills required in one or more of the following (min 2/3yrs):

- C++
- C
- Visual C++
- Visual Basic
- Java

Bonus if you additionally have EJB, Weblogic, MFC, COM, ActiveX, ATL,
SQL, Oracle, Corba exp.


COMPANY:

Fun, dynamic, casual environments, working alongside talented
developers using cutting edge/emerging technologies.


LOCATION: All centrally located in London

SALARY: From GBP 40k - 60k + stock options
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