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)


Description:

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
teams.

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
   specifications.

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:

http://www.dictaphone.com

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2005

Contact Information

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

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