Research Engineer

CN-Chengdu | CN-11-Beijing
Job ID
Professional Services - Software Development or Programming
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

The Research Engineer will work in China R&D team contributing to the development of Dragon Drive development, speech solution innovation and leading customer project delivery, etc.

Representative tasks will include:

  • Develop algorithms to process Chinese text, word segmentation, pronunciation generation, etc.
  • 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 speech applications for key customers.

Required Skills:

  • Strong algorithmic and software skills.
  • Accomplished coder – can realize research ideas effectively.
  • Experience running accuracy experiments and systematically improving performance.
  • C/C++ programming skills, script programming (Python, Perl)
  • Native speaker of Chinese.
  • Fluent English communication, good communication skills.
  • Team work spirit
  • Innovation spirit, product mind to implement new ideas and new applications


  • M.S. in computer science, computational linguistics, EE, math or related field.

Additional Information

Nuance Communication Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: . If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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