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Job Announcement: Nuance Communications

Computational Linguistics: Senior Research Engineer, Nuance Communications, Aachen, Germany or Burlington, USA or Montreal, Canada

Employer: Nuance Communications

Job Location: Aachen, Germany
Rank: Senior Research Engineer
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1123
Date Submitted: 04-Mar-2013
Job Description: Job Reference: 7938
Job Title: Senior Research Engineer
Role Type: Permanent
Job Location: Candidates could be based in Germany- Aachen or USA - Burlington or Canada - Montreal

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 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.
Application Deadline: 06-May-2013
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