Nuance

Principal Research Scientist - Machine Learning

CA-QC-Montreal
Job ID
1-34058
Category
Research & Development - Speech Science
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: The candidate will pursue cutting edge research aligned with Nuance’s long term AI roadmap. The focus will be on developing or improving machine / deep learning models, including but not limited to Natural Language Processing, Dialogue systems, and Question Answering systems. As part of this work, the candidate is expected to publish papers in renowned journals and conferences.

 

Responsibilities:

• Conduct research and experiments to develop new machine / deep learning models or improve existing ones, with a special focus on Natural Language Processing, Dialogue and Question Answering systems.
• Implement prototypes to test new ideas and algorithms.
• Analyze and improve performance of existing algorithms.
• Publish papers in renowned journals and conferences.
• Transfer knowledge to teams productizing research ideas.

 

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 3+

 

Required Skills:

• PhD in machine / deep learning or closely related field.
• Mastery of machine learning libraries such as TensorFlow or Theano.
• Good 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:

• Track record of deep learning publications in renowned journals and conferences.
• Good knowledge of the state of the art techniques in Natural Language Processing, Dialogue and Question Answering systems along with a good understanding of the challenges in those fields.
• Strong experience in Java (or C++) and a scripting language (e.g. Python).
• Experience working in Linux environment.

 

Education: PhD in machine / deep learning or closely related field.

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

 

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