• Research Developer - Machine Learning/Deep Neural Networks/NLU (Automotive)

    Location GER-Aachen
    Job ID
    Research & Development - Research Engineering
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Company Overview

    Wir bei Nuance ermöglichen es den Menschen problemlos mit ihren vernetzten Geräten und der digitalen Welt zu kommunizieren. Indem wir eine Welt schaffen, in der Menschen auf natürliche und intuitive Art und Weise mit Technik interagieren können, tragen wir dazu bei, dass die Technik dem menschlichen Handeln und Denken immer ähnlicher wird.  


    Unsere dynamische Technologie verwendet Analysetools und fortschrittlichste Algorithmen, um Gebrauchsgegenstände zum Leben zu erwecken und somit alltägliche Prozesse zu vereinfachen.  


    Werden Sie Teil unseres Automotive team… intelligente Systeme für unterwegs. Unsere Leidenschaft gilt der Entwicklung von intelligenten Interfaces, die es Menschen ermöglichen allein mit Hilfe ihrer Stimme mit ihren Autos, Smartphones und anderen Geräten zu kommunizieren.   


    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 Automotive 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

    We are looking for a research engineer in the area of Machine Learning and Deep Neural Networks. You will join our core research team in the Automotive department and help us push the state of the art in Natural Language Processing and related fields, such as Question Answering and Semantic Parsing. You will contribute to the next generation of our in-car voice user interface and virtual assistant.



    • You will learn about and keep yourself up-to-date on state-of-the-art in ML, DNN, NLU and related domains.
    • You will design, implement and evaluate new algorithms and contribute to the next generation of our systems.
    • You will interact with researchers to create collaborations where possible. You will contribute to other research areas within the company where relevant.
    • You will learn about other related technologies within the company (e.g., speech recognition, language modelling, dialog systems) in order to improve the end-to-end solution and create synergies.
    • You will help bring your creations to life in our products by interacting with engineering and production teams.
    • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for securing


    • Ideally 2 years of work experience, but promising graduates are encouraged to apply!

    • Excellent programming skills in Python and C/C++

    • Experience in Deep Learning, preferrably in NLU
    • Solid background in mathematics and statistical modeling
    • You are a team player and are goal-oriented
    • Fluent in English (oral and written)

    Preferred skills:

    • Experience contributing to open source Deep Learning packages such as Tensorflow
    • Knowledge of computational linguistics, ontologies and databases
    • Knowledge of related technologies: speech recognition, dialog systems, question answering, etc.
    • Knowledge of languages other than English, such as e.g. German, French, Mandarin, …
    • User experience with HPC and grid software
    • Knowledge of embedded platforms
    • Experience in Software Design and Continuous Integration

    Education: Master in Computer Science or Computational Linguistics

    Additional Information

    Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.


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