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Senior Software Engineer

Location Montreal, Quebec

Company Overview:

Chez Nuance, nous donnons aux gens la possibilité d'interagir naturellement avec leurs divers appareils connectés et le monde numérique autour d'eux. Nous créons un monde où la technologie pense et agit de la façon dont les humains le font en concevant des modes d'interaction avec la technologie plus intuitifs.

Notre technologie agile utilise des analyses et des algorithmes avancés pour transformer l'inanimé en animé et transformer des processus complexes en processus simples.

Joignez-vous à notre équipe mobile ... où les systèmes intelligents sont maintenant prêts pour la route. Nous sommes passionnés par le développement d'interfaces intelligentes qui permettent aux gens de parler à leurs voitures, leurs téléphones et tous autres appareils intelligents.

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 Mobile team…intelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.

Job Summary:

Summary:Responsible for the end-to-end project life cycle of a new or modified dialog software release, from research and design to implementation, training and support.

Responsibilities:

  • Productize research tools to research grid environment to support large scale AI product development in an engineering pipeline.
    • Design, development, testing, deployment and support of NLP pipeline components.
    • Define, develop and prototype solutions for Nuance needs, such as Natural Language Processing (NLP), Dialog, AI, Arbitration, deep learning, and Machine Learning.
    • Model and algorithm development and optimization, working with software engineers to implement and productize the models and algorithms, engage in project specific activities as part of product development, as well as perform R&D work, develop tools and assets to support advanced development tasks
    • Support business development efforts including guiding clients through the transformation process into a cognitive automation operating model

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 5+ years minimum

Required Skills:

  • Strong mathematical background with strong knowledge in at least one of the following fields: Cognitive Science, Advanced Semantic Design, Information Extraction, Information Retrieval, Probabilistic Decision Making, voice recognition, deep learning
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work with diverse teams in a highly matrixed environment
    • Strong algorithmic and software skills
    • Solid experience with Java, Python, C, C++
    • Solid experience developing in a Linux/Unix environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience delivering large-scale, complex systems.
    • Understanding of voice technologies: grammars, Natural language understanding;
    • Experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Cognitive Science or other related areas
    • Experience with agile software development, REST, APIs, public cloud, and open source technologies.
    • Knowledge and experience with the following is highly desired: JSON, XML, RegEx, GIT
    • Experience with UIMA a plus
    • Experience with grid engines (e.g., SGE, UGE), Jenkins, Groovy, and Gradle a plus

Education:MS in Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other quantitative discipline with specialization

Additional Information:

In Montreal:

What we offer !

Unique environment for collaborative teamwork on cutting-edge technology:

  • Location is in the heart of downtown
  • Flexible hours
  • Transit reimbursement and parking

Contributing to and collaborating with international teams that drive innovation

  • Competitive benefit package:
  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • 10 paid sick days
  • Bonus Plan, Group RRSP, Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Award-winning Top Employer:

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – 7 consecutive years
  • Montreal’s Top Employers – 6 consecutive years
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - 3 consecutive years

Ce que nous offrons!

Un environnement unique et collaboratif où vous travaillez avec les technologies de pointe :

  • Situé au cœur du centre-ville de Montréal
  • Horaire flexible
  • Allocation de transport en commun et de stationnement
  • Travail de concert avec des équipes à l’international afin de repousser les limites de l’innovation

Programme d’avantages sociaux concurrentiel :

  • 4 semaines de vacances
  • 10 congés de maladies payés
  • Régime de bonus annuel, REER collectif, Régimes de participation différée aux bénéfices (RPDB), Régime de rachat d’action pour les employés

Gagnant de prix à titre de meilleurs employeurs :

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – pour 7 années consécutives
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - pour 3 années consécutives

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    It was the great Will Rogers who said… “If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.” Here at Nuance –the work has always been challenging, demanding beyond belief, but in the service of others it’s fulfilling. I believe I’m making a difference. I believe together we’re making a difference. This is why I’m here.

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