Natural Language Processing Research Engineer
Nuance - Cambridge, MA

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Responsibilities:NLP Research Engineer:
As a member of the NLP Research group, the candidate will help develop exciting natural language applications for consumer devices, primarily smart phones. The main focus of this position will be the development of models for a statistical natural language understanding system. The aim is to provide results which reflect a deep understanding of the intent and which support a useful, conversational interaction with an increasingly intelligent backend.

Process user data to improve the performance of statistical NLU systems.
Develop new domains and languages for these systems.
Do error analysis and creatively find solutions to accuracy issues.

Qualifications:Number of Years of Work Experience:
New graduates with relevant degree or 2+ years experience in related area.

Required Skills:
Statistical natural language processing and machine learning. Scripting with python or perl. Linux. Good verbal and written communication skills. Should be able to take initiative, but also follow a plan and work well as part of a team.

Preferred Skills:
Foreign languages, Java.

Education:
BS or MS in computer science, computational linguistics, EE, math or related field.

We offer a competitive compensation package; including stock options, employee stock purchase plan, 401(k), full health and welfare benefits and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our fast growing track of continuing success. Nuance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Overview:
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