Senior Research Engineer

CN-Shanghai-Shanghai Shi
Job ID
Research & Development - Research Engineering
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: 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.



  • 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


Number of Years of Work Experience: 1-3


Required Skills:

  • Solid machine learning background and familiar with standard speech and machine learning techniques.
  • Experience on running accuracy experiments and systematically improving performance. Self-driven and diligent for solving real world problems.
  • Proficiency in C/C++ programming skills and script programming (Bash/Python/Perl/Matlab).
  • Native speaker of Chinese.
  • Ability to manage tasks and deliverables for simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to work well both independently and within a team


Preferred Skills:

  • Team work spirit.
  • Fluent English communication, good communication skills.
  • Accomplished coder – can realize research ideas effectively.


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


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