[Elsnet-list] Job posting from Nuance: Mandarin TTS Manager / Expert / Research Engineer (Shanghai, China)

He, Lily Lily.He at nuance.com
Thu Jun 21 09:00:57 CEST 2012

Dear all,

We would like to post the job openings as below.

Nuance Communications is a listed US$1.5B global software company and the world leader in speech, text and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world, with aggressive growth plans in the Asia Pacific region.

Job title: Mandarin TTS (Text To Speech) Manager / Expert / Research Engineer
Positions: 6
Location : Shanghai, China

Job description and requirements
Overview: Nuance's Mobility Division builds innovative, intelligent and intuitive touch and speech interfaces to simplify and enhance the way people interact with mobile devices, applications, and services.  Nuance Mobile solutions make mobile devices and in-car systems easier to use, automate customer self-service, and optimize the access and discovery of even the most advanced mobile applications and content - regardless of technical know-how, location, environment, or physical and literacy capabilities.
Reporting to TTS manager, the research scientist will conduct and lead innovative research and development on speech synthesis technologies for Asian languages.
In the role as research scientist, your goal will be to continuously drive improvements and innovation to the Nuance Chinese TTS system, for commercial deployment in all types of markets and platforms. Representative tasks will include:
*Design, implementation, evaluation, optimization and testing of new algorithms and tools for text-to-speech synthesis, for both signal generation and text processing/understanding.
*Product integration supervision of proven innovation results
*Defining the team's innovation and technical agenda, in cooperation with TTS management
*Creation of demonstrators and evaluators of new technologies.
Required skills:
Digital speech processing, strong mathematics knowledge, excellent computer programming skills preferably in C, C++ and scripting languages, familiarity with different OS and computing platforms, excellent English and communication skills, strong team player, proven track record of achievements in Chinese TTS R&D, fluent Mandarin speaking
Preferred skills:
Hands-on experiences in one or more of these areas, TTS R&D, software engineering, natural language processing and understanding, project management, parametric and/or unit selection TTS development
Education: PhD or Master degree in EE or CS from a well known university

You can also find the job details via searching job 7812 and 7806, 7808~7811 at http://www.nuance.com/company/careers/index.htm

Contact information: Further questions and resumes can be sent to Lily He, Recruiter for Nuance Greater China at lily.he at nuance.com<mailto:lily.he at nuance.com>
Thank you for your time and consideration, I look forward to hearing from you!
Lily He

Recruiter, Greater China

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