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Tue Aug 14 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling: Software Engineer (Quality Assurance), Nuance Communications

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

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

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 (Quality Assurance)
Location: Ulm, Germany
REF: 8101

Role description:
As a Software Engineer you will work on speech enhancement solutions for
hands-free telephony and ASR in mobile, automotive and home entertainment
applications. You will be responsible for implementing Automotive SPICE
conform development processes. You will also help setting up static and
dynamic SW testing (PC_Lint, QA-C, Purify, vargrind, etc.). You will belong
to the department of Acoustic Speech Enhancement, located in the Nuance
office in Ulm, Germany.

- Responsible for SW quality and testing
* Defining and implementing development and test processes according to
Automotive SPICE for the NUANCE speech signal enhancement (SSE) and
the in-car communications (ICC) products.
* Support the research and development teams in "living" these processes
* Help improving the SW quality by optimizing the existing code base
* Help creating all necessary documentations and process descriptions
* Analyze customer requirements concerning QA issues
- Design and development of test processes, tests and test tools
* Help setting up a static code analysis process with QA-C, PC-Lint, and
other tools
* Implement and accomplish runtime tests (unit tests, regression tests,
algorithmic tests)
* Create test related documents

Skills and experience required:
- The candidate should have a master's degree in electrical engineering,
communications technology or a related field; industry experience in this
domain is preferred
- Some years of relevant working experience
- Strong programming skills in C / C++ and MATLAB
- Experience in Automotive SPICE or CMMI
- Academic background in digital signal processing, speech and audio
processing
- Experience in QA-C, PC-Lint, VARGRIND, or similar tools
- Fluent in German and English

Preferred:
- Experience in software development for embedded systems in either
automotive, consumer electronics or telecommunication

To apply, visit the application URL below and enter reference number 8101.

Application Deadline: 13-Jan-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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