15.3444, Jobs: Machine Learning/Acoustics: Researcher, MA

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Subject: 15.3444, Jobs: Machine Learning/Acoustics: Researcher, MA

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Date: 08-Dec-2004
From: Amy Uhrbach < amy.uhrbach at dictaphone.com >
Subject: English & Machine Learning And/Or Acoustic Researcher: Researcher, Dictaphone , MA, USA

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Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2004 00:24:31
From: Amy Uhrbach < amy.uhrbach at dictaphone.com >
Subject: English & Machine Learning And/Or Acoustic Researcher: Researcher, Dictaphone , MA, USA

University or Organization: Dictaphone
Department: Core Speech Research & Development
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Machine Learning, Acoustics
Required Language: English (ENG)


Core Speech Research & Development at Dictaphone is looking for a senior or
principal Speech/Computational linguistics research engineer.  A successful
candidate will have significant experience with advanced speech algorithm,
machine learning, natural language processing, and software development
techniques and processes. S/he should have the ability to provide technical
leadership and to innovate solutions for complex and difficult problems.
The research engineer will work with the speech modeling and engineering

Responsibilities include:
- Develop high quality speech and machine learning algorithms and software
   that are reliable, efficient, and thoroughly documented.
- Determine and/or consult on project design and algorithms for integrated
   speech and machine learning components.
- Review, evaluate, and implement new machine learning, linguistic,
   acoustic, natural language processing, and computer methods and tools.
- Recommend and develop innovative solutions for complex and difficult
   speech recognition problems.
- Establish and/or consult on full documentation and test/validation
   procedures.  Write detailed research reports, and design and functional

Desired Qualifications:
- Minimum of MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Speech, Computational
   Linguistics, or equivalent plus 5-6 years of experience.  PhD a plus.
- Expert in speech recognition, machine learning, natural language
   processing, and research methodologies.  Acoustic analysis a plus.
- Broad application of algorithm and software development principles,
   processes, theories, and concepts.
- Has developed specialized theoretical and practical skills with working
   knowledge of related disciplines.
- Proficiency in at least one data manipulation language (Perl or Python)
   and at least one programming language.
- Good working knowledge of appropriate research protocols and software
   development tools.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Good organization skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

This position is in Burlington, MA.

Please apply on (http://www.dictaphone.com). Click on careers.  Applicants must
apply on the web site, please do not email or call directly.

Address for Applications:


Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2005

Contact Information

Email: amy.uhrbach at dictaphone.com
Website: http://www.dictaphone.com

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