LINGUIST List 29.286
Wed Jan 17 2018
Jobs: German; English; Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Speech Scientist, Nuance Communications
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Lea Mencner <lea.mencner
German; English; Applied Linguistics; Computational
Linguistics; General Linguistics: Speech Scientist, Nuance Communications, Ulm,
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University or Organization: Nuance
Job Location: Ulm, Germany
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Speech Scientist - NLU (German and English)
Job Rank: Scientist
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics
Required Language(s): English
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to NLU (Natural Language
Understanding) development in automotive projects with well-known automotive
customers. As a Speech Scientist you will supervise and execute the development of
NLU models for the US English and German language. You will also participate in the
activities on all the projects related to NLU data procurement and act as a
coordinator between NLU and UI development teams within the customer project.
- Analysis of customer requirements for realizing NLU on
- In accordance to customer requirement analysis, specifying
data needed to train NLU models
- Collect, analyze, and process text and audio
data in the target language to build a target language model
- Contribute to the
development of tools and procedures with the scope of optimize and simplify the
activities of NLU data procurement and NLU contexts development.
- Work with UI
and application development engineers and QA teams within the scope of one or more
customer projects to realize the project deliverables.
- Act as a reference
point and coordinate all NLU related tasks in the project.
- Very good linguistic skills
- Good basic knowledge of computer science
(use of spreadsheets, command line shell, version control, web tools, programming,
particularly Python and regular expressions)
- Effective communication and good
- Native or near-native proficiency in German.
good oral and written knowledge of the English language.
- Background in speech technology or language processing.
- Experience with
Natural Language Understanding or statistical / semantic language modelling.
Advanced user of Windows and Linux platforms.
- Engineering practices in design,
coding, and testing.
- Skills in further languages e.g. French
Master University degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Computer
Science, Information technology or a comparable field.
Deadline: This position has been filled
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