ASR Research Engineer

CN-Chengdu | CN-11-Beijing
Job ID
Research & Development - Natural Language
Pos. Type
Full Time

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 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


Conduct research and development on speech recognition for mobile, TV, and automotive applications. Create new solutions on embedded ASR for VUI system in various environments. Provide customer support of ASR in automotive, mobile and home applications.


Representative tasks will include:

  • Develop algorithms for wake-up word recognition.
  • Conduct performance improvement on far-talk speech recognition.
  • Research and develop speech solutions for various speech recognition tasks.
  • Develop tools and test grammars for various applications.
  • Develop demos and products on various HW/SW platforms like android, Linux, QNX devices.
  • Development and maintenance of relevant processes for the use in production on key projects at Nuance. Strong algorithmic and software skills.Experience on running accuracy experiments and systematically improving performance.Native speaker of Chinese.Self-driven and diligent for solving real world problems. 


  • Experience in building speech recognition system.
  • Solid machine learning background and familiar with standard speech and machine learning techniques.
  • Scientific thinking and the ability to invent, a track record of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced the field.

Preferred skills:

  • Team work spirit.
  • Fluent English communication, good communication skills.
  • C/C++ programming skills, script programming (Bash/Python/Matlab/Perl).
  • Accomplished coder – can realize research ideas effectively.


MS/PhD in speech recognition, computer science, EE, math or related field.



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