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Job Category: Software Engineering: Development
Location: Cambridge, MA, US
Job ID: 826874-104226
Division: Online Services Division

Microsoft’s Online Services Division is creating a new team in our New England Research and Development Center focusing on domain independent language understanding. This team will design and implement internet scale services that understand conversational speech and text in a domain independent way. You will work with domain dependent language understanding teams in other locations to build compelling products. We are looking for Scientists and Engineers with backgrounds or experience in natural language processing, machine learning, machine translation, dialog modeling, natural language generation, speech recognition, and software development

Join the excitement to be part of the newly formed team of scientists within Microsoft and to impact the lives of billions of people all over the world. We are talking about Bing, Windows, XBOX, Mobile, Exchange Server and just to name a few. Microsoft is dedicated to improving everyday life using speech. And not just in a few countries - but around the world.

Essential attributes and competencies include:
Strong scientific thinking and execution in one or more areas of current speech & language research.
Past success creating measurable improvements in speech & language technology.
A mixed scientists and engineer mindset, able to take research ideas and move them into products

Additional qualifications for this position include:
PhD in CS/EE (with a focus in one or more of Spoken Language Understanding, Spoken Dialog Systems, Machine Learning, Language Modeling, Discourse Modeling, Inference and Reasoning) or equivalent experience.
3+ years of Speech R&D in an Academic or Commercial setting.


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