LINGUIST List 16.483

Wed Feb 16 2005

Jobs: Spoken Language Processing: Researcher, MA

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        1.    Barbara Winer, Spoken Language Processing: Researcher, Voice Signal Technologies, Inc., MA, USA


Message 1: Spoken Language Processing: Researcher, Voice Signal Technologies, Inc., MA, USA

Date: 16-Feb-2005
From: Barbara Winer <bwinervoicesignal.com>
Subject: Spoken Language Processing: Researcher, Voice Signal Technologies, Inc., MA, USA


University or Organization: Voice Signal Technologies, Inc.
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics;
Phonetics; Spoken Language Processing


Description:

VoiceSignal is the technology and market share leader of embedded speech
technology for top-tier mobile devices. Established in 1995, Voice Signal is a
privately held company based in Woburn, Massachusetts. We have a team-oriented,
fast-paced rapid growth environment with opportunities to contribute personally
to the success of the company.

We are searching for a uniquely talented individual to join our Core Technology
team developing speech products in many languages for use in mobile devices. As
a Language Developer for text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis you should thrive in a
multicultural environment, collaborating with native speakers of a wide variety
of European & Asian languages. You should enjoy creatively solving problems,
sharing your ideas and putting them into practice.

Primary responsibilities include:
- Coaching and recording speakers from a wide variety of world languages
- Managing and verifying audio data.
- Working closely with talented team of speech researchers to derive detailed
analysis of collected audio data.
- Working closely with language specialists and our in-house team of linguists
to evaluate aspects of word pronunciation.
- Coordinating assessment of TTS systems.

Requirements:
- Enthusiasm and appreciation of languages.
- Understanding of audio specs and a good ear for detail.
- Working knowledge of computer scripting languages such as Perl.
- Solid computer skills - experience with Unix environment preferred.
- BA in a technical field (such as computer science) with strong background in
human languages or BA in human languages, with a strong background in computers
is required.
- Fluency in at least 2 languages is a distinct advantage.
- 3 plus years experience in a development environment.

If you are a team-oriented individual who enjoys getting things done in a
challenging, fast-paced environment please forward your resume to:
jobsvoicesignal.com
Job Code: LDS
We offer a competitive salary, complete benefits package, stock options, and a
very comfortable work environment.


Address for Applications

HR Director
Voice Signal Technologies, Inc.
150 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA 01801
United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information

HR Director
Email: jobsvoicesignal.com
Phone: No Phone Calls, Please
Fax: 781-970-5300
Website: http://www.voicesignal.com

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