[Elsnet-list] International Speech Engineers - www.voxid.co.uk

steve crown steve.crown at techid.co.uk
Sat Feb 2 18:40:04 CET 2008


We are looking for a self-motivated experienced speech engineer, who enjoys working in
the dynamic and flexible environment of a successful and growing global company.
 
Requirements
q       Experience in development and/or deployment of a speech recognition engine,
with emphasis on language modelling, dictionary tuning, grammar development, etc
 
q       Understanding of the technology and techniques used in ASR engines
 
q       Good software engineering skills
 
q       C and/or C++
 
q       Pragmatic: able to make the trade-off between getting something done, and doing
a robust maintainable job
 
q       Experienced with all stages of development, including requirements gathering,
design, implementation, testing, and maintenance
 
q       Comfortable with basic development processes and tools, including bug tracking,
source control, release engineering
 
q       Comfortable and experienced working under both Linux and Windows
 
q       3+ years industrial / commercial programming experience or very relevant
academic experience
 
q       A good degree in an appropriate subject
 
q       Understanding of the importance of the data model underlying any speech system
 
Desirable
q       Experience working with commercial ASR engines, at the C API level,
particularly Nuance
 
q       Experience working with HTK and/or Sphinx
 
q       Masters in speech, computational linguistics, signal processing
 
q       Audio signal processing / codec experience
 
q       Statistical language modelling
 
q       Phonetic pronunciation lexicon development
 
q       Programming ability in Perl or similar scripting language well-suited to text
processing
 
q       Have worked on a live application or service that includes speech recognition
 
q       Experience working with more than one engine would be particularly beneficial
 
q       Belief in iterative development and agile methodologies
 
Please send applications to steve.crown at techid.co.uk 
 
 
 
 
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