[Elsnet-list] UK Job Vacancy-Speech Research Engineer -

jason.ryan at nuera-rec.co.uk jason.ryan at nuera-rec.co.uk
Tue May 25 16:42:01 CEST 2010


Joining a small team of research and development engineers you will work
both independently and in teams developing algorithms and models for large
vocabulary speech recognition. 

Your tasks will be:

1. To create statistical models to describe sounds and languages to aid
automatic speech recognition
2. To conduct experimental research and evaluate the merits of various
acoustic and language model formalisms.
3. To implement various algorithms in production software.

 

Experience of speech recognition systems and algorithms, especially acoustic
and language model development is essential. You will also need good C and
Linux shell scripting skills. Knowledge of Python and Perl would be
advantageous. Language/linguistic skills are also highly desirable.

 

In addition to the technical skills mentioned above, the successful
candidate will have a proven ability to work with minimal supervision and as
part of a team, a proactive personality, and excellent oral and written
communication skills.

 

Key Skills:       

*         Understanding of speech recognition algorithms.

*         2+ years experience of acoustic and language modelling.

*         2+ years of C and Linux shell programming.

*         Post-graduate degree in numerate subject.

*         Excellent communication skills.

 

Additional Skills         

*         Experience with HTK.

*         Python and/or Perl programming.

*         Language/linguistic knowledge.

 

LOCATION : UK - SOUTH EAST

SALARY - ****COMPETITIVE***

 

YOU MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

 

Please send cv/resume to Jason.ryan at nuera-rec.co.uk include salary
expectations

 

 

 

 

 

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