LINGUIST List 15.1194

Mon Apr 12 2004

Jobs: Chinese, English, Speech: Scientist, ScanSoft

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  1. silke.gego, Mandarin Chinese, English & Speech: Scientist, ScanSoft, Germany

Message 1: Mandarin Chinese, English & Speech: Scientist, ScanSoft, Germany

Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 12:15:28 -0400 (EDT)
From: silke.gego <>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese, English & Speech: Scientist, ScanSoft, Germany

University or Organization: ScanSoft
Department: International Solutions
Rank of Job: Scientist
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics,
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (Code = CHN); 
		 English (Code = ENG)


As a speech scientist specializing in a foreign language, you will be
working with application development teams to deploy leading edge
telephony applications in the telephone network, in major corporate
call centers. You will be helping us adapt our existing speech
technology to your language of expertise and contributing to the core
technology base. Your knowledge of what is important for these
deployments will guide your contributions to ScanSoft's core
technology, adding features and functionality to the technology, and
developing new technologies for next generation products.

- Act as technical lead on customer projects with a heavy emphasis on
 speech technology in your language of expertise.

- As a design and development consultant, work across application
 development teams to ensure best possible recognition performance
 for projects in our solutions business. Take active role in
 incorporating new speech recognition and/or natural language
 technology into solutions projects.

- In between applications work, or as agreed in the quarterly plan,
 design and implement improvements to ScanSoft core recognition
 technology and tools.

- Provide technical sales support in analyzing the feasibility, cost,
 and likely performance of new types of recognition tasks for
 customer proposals. Assist in preparing these portions of written
 responses, and more generally representing our technical
 capabilities in customer presentations and meetings.

- Educate customers about the unique aspects of speech application
 development and guide them to ultimately successful applications.

- Serve as cultural bridge between customers, solutions teams in the
 field and headquarter-based technology team.


Address for Applications:

	Attn: HR Manager Silke Gego
	Kackertstrasse 10
	Aachen, 52072
	Applications are due by 31-Jul-2004

Contact Information:
	Silke Gego
	Tel: 0049 241 8871 102
	Fax: 0049 241 8871 145
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