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LINGUIST List 20.1255

Sat Apr 04 2009

Jobs: Comp Linguistics: Software Engineer (Speech Dialog), SVOX AG

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        1.    Nana Liu, Computational Linguistics: Software Engineer (Speech Dialog), SVOX AG, Munich, Germany

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Software Engineer (Speech Dialog), SVOX AG, Munich, Germany
Date: 03-Apr-2009
From: Nana Liu <liusvox.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Software Engineer (Speech Dialog), SVOX AG, Munich, Germany
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University or Organization: SVOX AG
Department: Professional Service
Job Location: Munich, Germany
Web Address: http://www.svox.com/
Job Rank: Software Engineer (Speech Dialog)

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Tasks / responsibilities:
- Analysis and management of requirements
- Design, implementation and test of new and improved speech dialog components
- Design and implementation of parsers and compiles for semantic
interpretation
- Dialog engine quality assurance
- Documentation

Qualifications and Expert Knowledge:
- Masters degree in computer science with computational linguistic
background or related field
- 3+ years experience in software product development
- Excellent programming in C and C++, Java expertise is a strong plus
- Highly structured approach to software development
- Experience in speech dialog or multimodal systems
- Profound knowledge in
* Parser technologies (Chart-, CKY- and Early parser, parse forest, XML, DOM)
* Development of script languages (Yacc, Flex/Lex, ANTLR)
* Heuristic search (Viterbi, A-Star)
- Basic knowledge in artificial intelligence is a plus
- Ability to design and implement software in a strongly
platform-independent way

For further details regarding this decision, please visit:

http://www.svox.com/upload/pdf/SVOX_Position_Software_Engineer_Munich_09_05.pdf

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
HR Assistant Nana Liu
SVOX AG, Baslerstrasse 30
8048 Z├╝rich CH 8048
Switzerland
Contact Information:
HR Manager Ariane Kobari
Email: kobarisvox.com
Phone: 0041435440612
Fax: 0041435440601
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