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LINGUIST List 20.3383

Thu Oct 08 2009

Jobs: Parser Technologies: Researcher/Software Engineer, SVOX AG

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        1.    Ariane Kobari, Parser Technologies, Development and Usage of Script Languages: Researcher / Software Engineer, SVOX AG, Munich, Germany

Message 1: Parser Technologies, Development and Usage of Script Languages: Researcher / Software Engineer, SVOX AG, Munich, Germany
Date: 08-Oct-2009
From: Ariane Kobari <liusvox.com>
Subject: Parser Technologies, Development and Usage of Script Languages: Researcher / Software Engineer, SVOX AG, Munich, Germany
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University or Organization: SVOX AG
Department: R&D
Job Location: Munich, Germany
Web Address: http://www.svox.com/
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Parser technologies, Development and usage of script languages


Description:

Software Engineer (Speech Dialog)
Ref. No. MU-2009-29

Company Profile:
SVOX, a leading supplier of embedded speech solutions, has a reputation for
quality and customer focus. SVOX drives adoption of speech user interfaces
in automotive and mobile device industries. The company offers Speech
Recognition (ASR), Speech Output (TTS) as well as complete Speech
Dialog solutions. SVOX focus on quality and the use of flexible software
architectures allows for optimized embedded speech solutions that can be
easily tailored to customers' technical requirements and market needs. For
more information, please visit our website at the web address above.

Tasks / responsibilities:
- Analysis and management of requirements
- Design, implementation and test of new and improved speech dialog components
- Design and implementation of script languages and parsers for semantic
interpretation
- Dialog engine quality assurance
- Creation and maintenance of documentation

Qualification and skills required:
- 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)
+Development and usage of script languages (Yacc, Flex/Lex, ANTLR,
Lua, JavaScript)
+Heuristic search (Viterbi, A-Star)
- Basic knowledge of artificial intelligence is a plus
- Ability to design and implement software in a strongly
platform-independent way

Personal requirements:
- Above average commitment to the job
- Team player with good interpersonal skills
- Creativity and capability to understand new technologies and topics
- High quality standards
- Good knowledge of English and German
- Willingness to relocate to Munich, Germany

Start date:
At earliest availability

Contact
Please contact Ms. Ariane Kobari at the telephone number and address below,
or send your application with reference number MU-2009-29 to the email
address below.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
HR Manager Ariane Kobari
SVOX AG
Baslerstrasse 30
Zurich, ZH CH-8048
Switzerland
Email Address for Applications: hrsvox.com
Web Address for Applications: http://www.svox.com/Careers.aspx
Contact Information:
HR Manager Ariane Kobari
Email: hrsvox.com
Phone: 0041435440600

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