Job: 1 Offer

Philippe Blache pb at
Thu Mar 18 19:00:28 UTC 1999

From: Paula Mason <paulam at>

Canon Research Centre Europe (CRE) has a position for top quality
software engineers in its Speech and Language Division.

We are looking for people with a background of high academic
achievement in computer science, natural language processing,
electrical engineering, physics, mathematics or similar quantitative
science - self-motivated people with a desire to continuously improve
and excel.

Applications from experienced engineers and fresh PhDs/exceptional
graduates are invited for the following role:

    SOFTWARE ENGINEER - to develop software for applications in
    natural language processing, information retrieval and speech
    recognition. Applicants should have:

        - excellent software engineering and programming skills in
          C/C++, and ideally Java;

        - experience in constructing large, high quality, robust
          software systems for prototypes or products;

        - the ability to pick up new languages and skills rapidly.

    Commercial software experience, a relevant higher degree or
    expertise any of the following would be an advantage:

        - C++ standard template library;
        - databases;
        - information retrieval;
        - natural language processing.

Canon has over 75,000 employees worldwide. Since its foundation, Canon
has moved forward towards its objective of being the manufacturer of
the best products in the world. While pursuing the pinnacle of quality,
we have taken the lead in developing electronic and automation
technologies to enhance the ease of use of our products. One key to
Canon's success has been the spirit of meeting new technological
challenges and at CRE you will have the opportunity to play a
significant part in this. We offer an excellent working environment
and a competitive salary and benefits package.

For further details on CRE and this job opportunity, please consult
our web pages at:

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter, to:

    Paula Mason (recruitment)
    Canon Research Centre Europe Limited
    1 Occam Court
    Surrey Research Park
    GU2 5YJ
    United Kingdom

    fax:   +44 (0) 1483 448845
    email: sljobs at

Because of British law, preference will be given to applicants who
already have the right to work in the United Kingdom.

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