Senior NLP Research Scientist - (near) -native in Russian, French, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese

Germany-Aachen | CA-QC-Montreal | Germany-Ulm
Job ID
Research & Development - Speech Science
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Wir bei Nuance ermöglichen es den Menschen problemlos mit ihren vernetzten Geräten und der digitalen Welt zu kommunizieren.

Indem wir eine Welt schaffen, in der Menschen auf natürliche und intuitive Art und Weise mit Technik interagieren können, tragen wir dazu bei, dass die Technik dem menschlichen Handeln und Denken immer ähnlicher wird.


Unsere dynamische Technologie verwendet Analysetools und fortschrittlichste Algorithmen, um Gebrauchsgegenstände zum Leben zu erwecken und somit alltägliche Prozesse zu vereinfachen.


Werden Sie Teil unseres Mobile Team… intelligente Systeme für unterwegs. Unsere Leidenschaft gilt der Entwicklung von intelligenten Interfaces, die es Menschen ermöglichen allein mit Hilfe ihrer Stimme mit ihren Autos, Smartphones und anderen Geräten zu kommunizieren.



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

As a Senior R&D Research Scienitist in natural language understanding (NLU) you will assist in all aspects of planning, developing and maintaining high-quality NLU systems for our customers. Your responsibilities also include new feature development, accuracy improvement, project maintenance, and language-targeted research for improvements.


Location: Work in offices in Montreal (Canada) or Aachen (Germany) preferred (company will arrange immigration and relocation as necessary).  However, we will consider working from other European/North American Nuance offices.




  • Development of the NLU pipeline
  • 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: ideally 3


  • Experience in natural language processing (NLP) 
  • Programming skills (especially scripting to support research experiments)
  • Native or near-native speaking and writing skills in Russian, French, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in natural language understanding / information extraction
  • Machine learning expertise
  • Python
  • Java

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



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