TheComputational Linguist will work on Embedded and cloud Professional Services projects developing software using Nuance speech recognition and text-to-speech products on embedded platforms for major automotive and consumer electronics companies. Based on customer, requirements, he/she will be responsible for analyzing the requirements on natural speech understanding (NLU) and for developing the corresponding NLU models. As a member of the Automotive Professional Services team, the Computational Linguist will be part of an international team developing the NLU technologies.
In accordance to customer requirement analysis, specifying data needed to train NLU models.
Collect, analyze, clean and process text and audio data using internal tools in the target language in order to build (following a recipe)a target language model.
Analysis of customer requirements for realizing NLU on embedded platforms and cloud
Work with application development engineers and QA teams within the scope of one or more customer projects to realize the project deliverables
Support our customers’ speech software teams to help them evaluate and integrate Nuance NLU technology into successful products in an efficient way




Number of Years of Work Experience:1+ for Bachelor or 3+ for technical degree (DEC/College)
Required Skills
Positive “can-do” attitude, well organized, focusing on achieving results cost-effectively
Interest inNatural Language Understanding or statistical / semantic language modelling
Familiarity with IT fundamentals and dos/unix command line usage (programming skills are welcome)
Scripting skills (Python, Bash)
Good listener and communicator in written and oral communications with customers.
English, French and other languages
Customer focus, team player, ability to work and learn independently,s ense of initiative, and perseverance to deliver high quality work.
Preferred Skills
Background in speech technology or language processing
Advanced user of Windows and Linux platforms
Education:Bachelor in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Information technology or a comparable field.

Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

Level of experience (years):

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

How to apply:

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