Senior NLP Engineer

Germany-Aachen | CA-QC-Montreal
Job ID
Research & Development - Speech Science
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

Summary: R&D in natural language understanding (NLU). Assist in all aspects of planning, developing and maintaining high-quality NLU systems for customers. Job includes new feature development, accuracy improvement, project maintenance, and language-targeted research for improvements.



  • Development of the NLU pipeline (including German)
  • Development of new features in NLU
  • NLU accuracy improvements
  • Responding to QA and customer reported issues
  • Accuracy checking of annotations
  • Contribute to team effort to improvement of entire NLU system


Number of Years of Work Experience: 2


Required Skills:

  • Native or near-native speaker of German
  • Experience in NLP, especially natural language understanding 
  • Programming skills (especially scripting to support research experiments)


Preferred Skills: Machine learning; Python, Java; knowledge of additional languages a plus


Education: Masters in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or related field (or similar work experience)


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