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LINGUIST List 23.3417

Tue Aug 14 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling: Software Engineer (Professional Services), Nuance Communications

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

Date: 13-Aug-2012
From: None Given <EMEAJOBSnuance.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Software Engineer (Professional Services), 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: Software Engineer (Professional Services)

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: Software Engineer (Professional Services)
Location: Ulm, Germany
REF: 8167

Role Description:
- Define the framework setup for customer project. Port the software
to project specific OS and HW platform. Integrate the software
components.
- Optimize configuration and setup for latency, memory and CPU
consumption.
- Analyze product requirements and liaise with R&D and developers
in order to define framework configuration and setup
- Work together with framework team on requirements and optimal
configuration for specific customer projects
- Port the framework with all software components to different OS
and HW platforms
- Verify the accuracy and validity of all software components,
including preparation of sample test data
- Define and improve SW integration processes
- Perform memory and CPU measurements on target platform
- Work together with development and R&D for improving latency,
memory and CPU consumption
- Work together with project team on localization and reproduction of
framework defects
- Be up to date on technology development and challenge yourself
to deliver best-in class solutions to our customers

Skills and Experience Required:
- Strong C / C++ and Java Programming Skills
- Programming with scripting languages
- Software integration knowledge
- Positive 'can-do' attitude, well organized, focusing on achieving
results cost-effectively
- Ability and willingness to handle occasional peak demands
- Ability and willingness to travel for short trips.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and
German
- Master or Bachelors or Graduate University degree in Computer
Science, Engineering, Software Engineering

Preferred Skills:
- Experience with embedded software development is a strong plus
- Experience with speech recognition or related technologies is an
advantage

To apply, please visit the application URL below and enter reference
number 8167.

Application Deadline: 14-Feb-2013 (Open until filled)

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

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