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Senior Research Engineer

Apply Job ID 1-40291 Date posted 04/11/2019 Location Burlington, Massachusetts

Company Overview:

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.

Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

Join our Enterprise team…great customer service starts here. We design virtual assistants for intelligent and effortless customer service helping customers find the information they need using whatever channel they prefer.

Job Summary:

Summary: Join an energetic team developing and tuning advanced speech signal enhancement technology for multi-user speech applications on embedded platforms.  This research engineering position is with the Core Technology Engine group, responsible for the development, productization and maintenance of all AI engines within Nuance.

Responsibilities:

  • Power-user of Nuance speech signal enhancement technology contributing to configuration, tuning, and algorithm development satisfying complexities related to target devices in product use-cases.
  • Analysis of constraints and requirements on embedded device (audio and video).
  • Integration support of Nuance’s speech enhancement technology on embedded device.
  • Accomplishment of audio path measurements, analysis of test results and support for audio related issues.
  • Implementation of new features, code analysis, bug fixing and optimization for performance.

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 3-5

Required Skills:

  • Background knowledge and hands-on experiences with signal processing technologies.
  • Especially familiar with speech signal processing, speech enhancement, and noise reduction.
  • Good knowledge on acoustic echo cancellation, beamforming and noise reduction technology
  • Academic background in digital signal processing, speech and audio processing or similar
  • Programming skills in C, MATLAB, Python, C++.
  • Excellent algorithmic and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (listening and delivering).
  • Ability to work with cross-disciplinary teams local and remote (spread over many countries and continents).

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with using Nuance Speech Signal Enhancement (SSE) suite of signal processing technologies.
  • Experience in software development for embedded systems in either automotive, consumer electronics or telecommunications.
  • Experience in software development for smart-speaker devices
  • Familiarity with embedded hardware and operating systems (e.g. Android, embedded Linux).
  • Knowledge of audio/speech enhancement processing components deployed in hands-free and ASR applications.
  • Experience with computer vision for speaker localization and tracking.
  • German is a plus

Education: The candidate should have a Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Communications Technology or in a related field; industry experience in one of these domains is preferred. An academic background in digital signal processing, speech and audio processing is desired. 

Additional Information:

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.  

Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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