[Elsnet-list] pls publish Job Offer 6198

Holtz, Ilona Ilona.Holtz at nuance.com
Wed Feb 16 12:15:26 CET 2011

JOB OFFER - 6198

Nuance is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Our technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses, experience Nuance by calling directory assistance, getting account information, dictating patient records, telling a navigation system their destination, or digitally reproducing documents that can be shared and searched. Making each of those experiences productive and compelling is what Nuance is all about.
For more information, please see www.nuance.com.

For our office located in ULM / Germany we are currently looking for a full time 

Research Engineer (m/f)
Acoustic Speech Enhancement

Job Description:
You will join an experienced research team which develops speech enhancement algorithms for hands-free telephony and for robust speech recognition in automotive and consumer applications. Our technology is deployed in millions of devices of renewed manufacturers world wide. The position is located at our development site in Ulm, Germany.

You will report to Tim Haulick, Senior Manager Research Engineering, R& D Embedded Auto. 

* Research and development
o Development of new robust and efficient technologies for single and multi-channel speech enhancement for automotive, mobile and consumer devices
o Adaptation and extension of existing in-house technologies to the requirements of new applications
o Analysis and evaluation of new algorithms in compliance with product limitations to ensure cost effective and customer-focused solutions
o Joint optimization of the speech enhancement front-end in combination with Nuance's ASR technology
o Creation of patent applications to protect proprietary know-how
o Supervision of masters and Ph.D. students
o Support of Nuance's product engineering team with respect to a product implementation

* Support in project acquisition
o Analysis of customer requirements and risk evaluation
o Building up of customer demonstrators
o Presentation of technology demonstrators at customer's site


The successful candidate meets the following requirements:
* Engineer with diploma/masters degree or Ph.D. in electrical engineering
* Strong academic background in digital signal processing, speech and audio processing
* Strong programming skills in C and MATLAB
* At least 3 years of work experiences in industry or at a university
* Experience in software development for embedded systems is an advantage
* Fluent in German and English (both written and oral)

We offer: 
At Nuance Communications we believe our people are our most valuable asset.
We offer competitive compensation packages and we offer you career development opportunities in a challenging technical but casual work environment. 
As a Nuance team member you will work within a dynamic international team operating worldwide. Be part of our success and visit our career center for more information www.nuance.com/company/careers/. 

Does Nuance speak to you?
If you are interested in joining our team, please send your application with reference number 1-6198 including earliest starting date and salary expectations via e-mail to ilona.holtz at nuance.com. 

Recruiter - Employment Specialist DACH
Human Resources
Nuance Communications Aachen GmbH
Site Ulm
Soeflingerstr. 100
D-89077 Ulm, Germany

WWW.NUANCE.COM The experience speaks for itself (tm)
Geschäftsführung/Director: Jan Anthierens
Sitz der Gesellschaft/Registered Office: Aachen 
Registergericht/Court of Registration: Aachen
Reg. Nr.: HRB 11872
USt-ID/VAT: DE 813191696

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