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LINGUIST List 18.3098

Tue Oct 23 2007

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Lingware and Quality Engineer, SVOX AG

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Steiner Barbara, Computational Linguistics: Lingware and Quality Engineer, SVOX AG, Zurich, Switzerland


Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Lingware and Quality Engineer, SVOX AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Date: 23-Oct-2007
From: Steiner Barbara <steinersvox.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Lingware and Quality Engineer, SVOX AG, Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: SVOX AG
Web Address: http://www.svox.com

Job Rank: Lingware and Quality Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Position: Lingware and Quality Engineer

Company:
SVOX AG is a dynamic technology company specialized in text-to-speech and a
leading provider of speech output solutions for the automotive and mobile
devices industries.

We are seeking to add to our research and development team a lingware and
quality engineer with a proven track record in speech technology
development and quality assurance. You will create new language modules
(lingware) for use with our state-of-the-art text-to-speech engine and
drive quality improvements at all levels of the SVOX lingware.

We invite applications from senior speech technology developers as well as
from promising new talents. SVOX provides a varied position in an
international, fast-paced, results-oriented environment.

Tasks:
- Define and evolve the lingware quality assurance strategy and processes
- Test and improve lingware
- Organize and manage project teams of internal and external testers
- Develop and optimize tools and reporting mechanisms for lingware testing
- Contribute improvement ideas for product research and development

Formal requirements:
- A degree (MSc or BSc) in computer science, electrical engineering,
computational linguistics, or related field
- 2+ years experience in speech technology development and quality assurance
- Programming and scripting skills
- A strong background and interest in linguistics and languages
- Experience with studio recordings is a plus

Personal requirements:
- Complete written and spoken fluency in English, knowledge of other
languages are a strong plus
- Excellent organization and communication skills
- Has a positive attitude and enjoys working in a team
- Strong commitment to the job
- Analytical thinking and very high quality standards
- Willingness to relocate to Zurich, Switzerland

Start date:
At earliest availability

Contact:
Please contact Ms. Barbara Steiner or send your application to the
application address listed below.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
SVOX AG
Baslerstrasse 30
Zurich 8048
Switzerland
Email Address for Applications: steinersvox.com
Contact Information:
Steiner Barbara
Email: steinersvox.com
Phone: +41 43 544 06 00



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