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LINGUIST List 23.3533

Thu Aug 23 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling: Software Engineer - Speech Application Developer, Cepstral LLC

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

Date: 22-Aug-2012
From: Terry Lagace <tlagacecepstral.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Software Engineer - Speech Application Developer, Cepstral LLC, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Cepstral LLC
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://www.cepstral.com
Job Rank: Software Engineer - Speech Application Developer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

Cepstral LLC is a global leader and innovator in Text-To-Speech
(TTS). Cepstral's speech synthesis technology makes desktop,
mobile, server, and online applications talk.

Cepstral is seeking a Software Engineer-Speech Application
Developer to join our team in working on the next generation of our
speech applications for Windows. The successful candidate will have
experience programming in C/C++ for Windows environments.
Cepstral offers a friendly, casual and collaborative work environment
in an eclectic and vibrant neighborhood. If you are sharp, innovative,
and want to create in this space, we want to meet you.

Duties:
- Create cutting edge speech technology applications
- Maintain, develop and test software to deliver TTS on Windows
- Provide both end-user and developer support
- Proactively contribute to the adoption of software architectures, best
practices and technologies
- Be a team player, providing feedback on others' projects

Requirements:
- Excellent programming skills in C/C++ (1 to 3 years)
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
Computational Linguistics or equivalent experience
- Good spoken & written communication skills in English
- Interest in speech and language technology

Pluses:
- Experience with OS integration using Visual Studio and the
Microsoft Speech API
- Experience in User Interface Design or User Experience
Assessment
- Fluency in a foreign language
- Experience with Java, Python and/or Perl
- Experience in Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning,
Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, and/or Digital
Signals Processing
- Relevant graduate degree or foreign equivalent

This job is located in Pittsburgh and is not a telecommuting position.

Cepstral offers a compensation package which includes:
- Paid vacation and sick days
- Medical and Dental coverage
- 401 K

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2013 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: careerscepstral.com
Contact Information:
Terry Lagace
Email: tlagacecepstral.com

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