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LINGUIST List 23.3393

Tue Aug 14 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling: Senior Software Engineer (Dialogue), Nuance Communications, Ulm, Germany

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Aug-2012
From: None Given <EMEAJOBSnuance.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Senior Software Engineer (Dialogue), Nuance Communications, Ulm, Germany
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Ulm, Germany
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Senior Software Engineer (Dialogue)

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

At Nuance Communications, everything we do is focused on developing the
most human, natural, intuitive ways to use your voice to take command of
information. Our people and our technology have pioneered the highest
functioning speech software in the world, ceaselessly perfecting the ability for
machines to recognize and emulate the human voice. We design and deliver
technologies that intuitively link man, machine and the global storehouse of
knowledge to help companies and consumers work seamlessly and
intelligently with the world.

Role: Senior Software Engineer (Dialogue)
Location: Ulm, Germany
REF: 8013

Role Description:
As a Senior Engineer (Dialogue) you will integrate the automotive framework
components VoConHigh/Prompter/Audio into the Dragon Drive! prototype
through Java interfaces. Contribute to a generic dialog framework architecture
based on experiences from the prototype development. You will report to
Senior Manager Automotive Engineering SDK.
- Working in an international application development team on a next
generation automotive speech prototype
- Integration of ASR and TTS through high-level APIs into Java dialog
manager of prototype system
- Alignment with other Nuance framework groups to ensure synergy and
reuse among groups
- Implementation and test of defined use cases for prototype demonstrations
- Quality assurance through definition and setup of appropriate unit test
suites
- Support definition of product-level dialog system architecture on basis of
prototype development

Skills and Experience Required:
- Academic degree in computer science, electrical engineering or similar
- Some years of relevant working experience
- Very good programming skills in Java and C/C++
- Experience in integration of complex software systems
- Strong software engineering skills (requirements analysis, SW design,
system architecture)
- Broad experience with speech dialog systems
- Fluent in English (very good written and oral skills)
- Good networking and communication skills
- Team player

Preferred:
- Knowledge of (Nuance) ASR and TTS technology
- Experience with development for embedded systems
- (Near) native speaker of German

To apply, please visit the application URL below and enter reference number
8013.

Application Deadline: 13-Feb-2013 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: EMEAJOBSnuance.com
Web Address for Applications: http://www.nuance.com/careers
Contact Information:
None Given
Email: EMEAJOBSnuance.com

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