LINGUIST List 13.1492

Thu May 23 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling: Speech Recog, NJ USA

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  1. Randy, Speech Recog: Application Developer, SAFARI TECHNICAL STAFFING, NJ USA

Message 1: Speech Recog: Application Developer, SAFARI TECHNICAL STAFFING, NJ USA

Date: 21 May 2002 18:03:12 -0000
From: Randy <>
Subject: Speech Recog: Application Developer, SAFARI TECHNICAL STAFFING, NJ USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Speech Recognition Application Developer 
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: SAFARI TECHNICAL STAFFING
Department: Recruitment
State or Province: NJ
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: open
Contact: Randy

Address for Applications:
PO Box 316
NJ 07067

As a Speech Recognition Application Developer you will be responsible
for designing, developing and improving solutions in the Call Center
space including but not limited to IVR, Voice Recognition, and Speaker
Verification applications. The incumbent will need to work closely
with the software development team through the full life cycle of
development from design, development, coding, documentation, testing,
installation, and maintenance. Focus will be on user interface
design, dialogue design, linguistics and the technical requirements
for speech recognition applications.

Job Responsibilities: 

* To design, implement and test components of applications according
to defined application requirements. 
* Analyze parts of speech that will be integrated into a speech
recognition application. 
* Provide expertise in methods for testing the grammar rules to
ensure adequate coverage and quality of speech recognition
* Design and develop user interfaces and dialogues for speech
recognition applications.
* Tune dialogues in speech recognition applications.
* Interface with customers for designing speech recognition
applications, project milestones, and issue resolution. 

Job Requirements: 
* Computer Science background/experience (BS Computer Science
* College Degree in Linguistics or Human Factors (Masters degree
* Proficiency in scripting languages (Perl, Jscript, VoiceXML)
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to interact effectively with customers and other team
* 2-5 years of experience in speech recognition application
* Knowledge of speech recognition software platforms 

* Experience in procedural programming language (C, C++, Java)
* Natural language processing experience
* Call Center application knowledge
* Experience with Speechworks and/or Nuance speech recognition
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