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LINGUIST List 23.3424

Tue Aug 14 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling: Senior Research Engineer, Nuance Communications

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

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

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 Research Engineer
Location: Aachen, Germany
REF: 7938

Role Description:
- Work in the Acoustic Modeling Tools group to develop and
maintain the existing Acoustic Modeling Training Toolkit.
- Evolve and improve the Toolkit in the growing Grid computing
environment
- Work with researchers to implement the cutting edge speech
recognition and high performance computing algorithms into the
Toolkit
- Develop and maintain the Acoustic Modeling Toolkit
- Improve the speed and robustness of the Toolkit
- Improve the performance of the Toolkit under the Grid computing
environment
- Work with Researchers to implement and/or improve new
algorithms in the Toolkit
- Conduct unit test and performance test to the Toolkit
- Fix bugs and add user requested features
- Document the Toolkit

Skills and Experience Required
- Experience with C++, Python, and Linux environment
- Good communication skills
- OO-Design
- Speech Recognition knowledge
- Grid computation knowledge/experience
- Masters or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering,
Math, or equivalent
- Candidates could be based in: Aachen, Germany; Burlington, USA;
or Montreal, Canada

We offer a competitive compensation package and a casual yet
technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic,
entrepreneurial team and become part of our fast growing track of
continuing success. Nuance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, visit the application URL below and enter reference
number 7938.

Application Deadline: 14-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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