Nuance

Senior Research Scientist - Machine Learning and NLP

CA-Remote | Germany-Aachen
Job ID
1-30548
Category
Research & Development - Natural Language
Pos. Type
Full Time

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: As a member of the Natural Language Processing Research group, the candidate will work on challenging research problems that have a concrete impact on exciting real-world applications. The focus of this position will be the development of a statistical, multilingual natural language understanding system for a next-generation virtual assistant application. The goal of this application is to process linguistically complex sentences so that the virtual assistant can interact with the user as naturally as possible. 

 

Responsibilities:

• Conduct research and experiments to solve problems related to natural language processing (NLP).
• Implement prototypes to test new ideas and NLP algorithms.
• Participate in the productization of NLP algorithms.
• Analyze and improve performance of existing NLP algorithms.
• Present findings (written reports or oral presentations, as appropriate).

 

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 2+

 

Required Skills:

• Expert machine learning background, ideally including deep learning expertise.
• Strong knowledge of statistical natural language processing (NLP) algorithms.
• Strong programming and debugging skills; able to prototype research ideas effectively.
• Experience running accuracy experiments and systematically improving performance.
• Should be able to take initiative, but also follow a plan and work well as part of a team.
• Good communication skills (written and oral).

 

Preferred Skills:

• Strong experience in Java (or C++) and a scripting language (e.g. Python).
• Experience working in Linux environment.

 

Education: Advanced degree (MS/PhD) in computer science (or similar field) or equivalent work experience.

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

In Waterloo:

What We Offer!

Unique environment for collaborative teamwork on cutting-edge technology:

  • Convenient location
  • Free parking
  • Flexible hours
  • Contributing to and collaborating with international teams that drive innovation

Competitive benefit package:

  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • 10 paid sick days
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Bonus Plan, Group RRSP, Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Award-winning Top Employer:

  • Canada’s Top 100 Employers – 7 consecutive years
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People – 3 consecutive years

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