Nuance

  • Senior Software Engineer

    Location IN-UP-Noida
    Job ID
    1-38659
    Category
    Research & Development - Software Engineer (Development or Programming)
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Company Overview

    Today, we have some exciting news to share, as we officially announce the name of Nuance’s upcoming Automotive spin-off: Cerence! Upon spinning off from Nuance on October 1, our Automotive team will begin a new journey as Cerence, a pure-play, next-generation automotive software company fully focused on providing intelligent mobility solutions to our customers. “Cer” that rhymes with “air,” “ence” that rhymes with “sense,” Cerence is a new word for a new company. Visit cerence.com to follow along with our journey!

    Job Summary

    Summary:

     

    Build and maintain technology for embedded and cloud based text-to-speech applications and support more than 100 voices in 50+ different languages. Our software stack is built on C and C++ and we use Python and Java for testing frameworks and tools. The whole stack is continuously built and tested automatically using Jenkins.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • As part of the software team build and maintain technology for embedded and cloud based text-to-speech applications and support more than 100 voices in 50+ different languages. Our software stack is built on C and C++ and we use Python and Java for testing frameworks and tools. The whole stack is continuously built and tested automatically using Jenkins. you analyze, design and implement improvements to the text-to-speech technology as well as develop test cases for your changes
    • Collaborate with research and linguistic teams to make sure the algorithmic improvements and new language and voice releases get integrated timely and correctly.
    • Optimize algorithms to fit in a target budget of RAM, Flash and CPU consumption.
    • Support our professional services teams in delivering our solutions to customers. Understand their needs and follow-up on requests and bug reports.
    • In short, innovate the text-to-speech product, optimize it towards the computing platforms and work with the different teams to get a successful solution in the market. 
    • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for securing

     

    Education:

    • B.Tech/MCA/M.Tech in computer science, or equivalent

     

    Minimum years of work experience:

    • 8

     

    Required skills:

    • Programming expert in C/C++, Python, Java
    • Strong in debugging tools like GDB, DDD or similar
    • Strong with data structures and alogorithms
    • Experience in working with agile methodology, preferably scrum
    • Deep understanding of software engineering and software architecture concepts.
    • Experience with embedded platforms for automotive and mobile is a plus
    • Experience with data compression, SIMD instructions or GPU programming is a plus.
    • A creative and innovating thinker who challenges the status quo.
    • An interest in language and speech technology.
    • An understanding of software quality and processes leading to high quality software.
    • Programming experience on different platforms (Windows, Linux, OSX, Android, iOS, etc) is a plus.
    • Speaking and writing English fluently. Knowledge of additional languages is a plus.
    • The will and ability to function in a team spread across the globe.
    • The desire to grow yourself and have a maximum impact on the team, the product and the company

     

    Preferred skills:

    • Experience with version control systems (e.g. Mercurial, Clearcase, SVN).
    • Experience with issue tracking databases (e.g. Fogbugz, Jira)
    • Experience with requirements tracking tools.
    • Experience with speech synthesis (TTS), automatic speech recognition (ASR), natural language understanding (NLU).

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