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LINGUIST List 23.1210

Fri Mar 09 2012

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Speech Scientist/Engineer, 24/7 Customer Inc.

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Date: 09-Mar-2012
From: HR <jobsvoxify.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Speech Scientist/Engineer, 24/7 Customer Inc., California, USA
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University or Organization: 24/7 Customer Inc.
Department: Application Design & Speech Analytics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://247-inc.com/
Job Rank: Speech Scientist/Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Speech Technology Development


[24]7 is looking for a Speech Engineer or Scientist with a strong background
in speech recognition. This person will provide technical leadership and be
primarily responsible for enhancing the speech recognition capabilities of our
applications and the platform.

Ideally, we are looking for a motivated leader with a passion for Speech
Technology Development with experience in enterprise or academic speech
recognition systems. Using the mature platform and tools here at [24]7, this
person will work with our Speech Science, Analytics, Platform Engineering
and Application teams to ensure that the speech models built and delivered
meet the needs of the partners and markets in which they are being

The Speech Engineer/Scientist should be familiar with and have had hands
on experience with specification, development and tuning of:
- Lexicons & Pronunciation Dictionaries
- Language Models
- Acoustic Models
- Text Normalization
- Accuracy Tuning
- Performance Tuning
- Acceptance Testing

- Ability to translate complex processes in to a repeatable model
producing high quality results, excellence in thinking and execution.
- A passion for the new user experience paradigms incorporating speech
- The ability to drive end to end Speech Recognition system diagnosis
and quality investigations.
- Desire for cost-effectiveness improvement.

- MSc or PhD in CS/EE/Computational Linguistics (with focus in one or
more of Acoustic Modeling, Language Modeling or Speech Applications) or
equivalent experience.
- 3+ years of Speech R&D in an Academic or in an Enterprise setting.
- Software development skills, aptitude for process design.
- Programming with scripting languages.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: jobsvoxify.com
Contact Information:
Email: jobsvoxify.com

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