• NLU Specialist (Automotive)

    Location GER-Ulm
    Job ID
    Professional Services - Software Development or Programming
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Company Overview

    At Nuance Automotive, we’re futurists, re-imagining what’s possible at the intersection of humans, mobility and machines – then making it happen. If you’re ready to be a part of building and delivering the ultimate, future-ready mobility experience that is miles ahead of the competition, you should join us. Building on our deep expertise and unparalleled innovation, we are accelerating the pace of change and transforming the in-car cockpit. We’ve reimagined and redefined the mobility experience, creating a new standard that goes beyond driving to a connected and informed world. Today, we’re shrinking the gap between the driver and the automobile, transforming the machine into a natural extension of the human inside.


    While we’re busy building the next generation of the in-car user experience, we’re also focused on the next step: spinning off from Nuance into a new, independent, publicly traded company that will be solely focused on the growing mobility assistant market and its adjacent opportunities – autonomous cars, smart cities, enhanced shared mobility, and more – that are on the horizon. Our new company will be a fast-moving, innovative organization that will use our 20-year history as a springboard to the next level. There’s never been a more exciting time to join Nuance Automotive.

    Job Summary

    As a NLU Specialist you will contribute to NLU development in automotive projects: execution of the development of NLU Models for several languages. Medium term goal is the ability to technically coach/coordinate other resources as supervisor.



    • Analysis of customer requirements for realizing NLU on embedded platforms.
    • In accordance to customer requirement analysis, specifying data needed to train NLU models.
    • Procure, analyze, and process text and audio data in the target language in order to build a target language model.
    • Contribute to the development of procedures with the scope of optimize and simplify the activities of NLU models development.
    • Work with project team members, application development engineers and QA teams within the scope of one or more customer projects to realize the project deliverables.
    • Support our customers’ speech software teams to help them evaluate and integrate Nuance NLU embedded technology into successful products in an efficient way.



    Number of Years of Work Experience: 0-1

    • Good oral and written knowledge of the English language.
    • Good IT familiarity (usage of MS Office apps, version control, and other widely used software packages).
    • Usage of Linux command line to do basic tasks and run scripts.
    • Team player, good listener and communicator, customer focused.
    • Ability to work independently, but always as part of the NLU models team.
    • Ability to manage external part time workers.
    • Positive "can-do" attitude, well organized, focusing on achieving results cost-effectively.
    • Self-learner, with sense of initiative, and perseverance to deliver high quality work.


    Preferred Skills:

    • Good knowledge of the German language.
    • Knowledge of other languages, especially “less common” ones (Arabic, Turkish and all Asiatic, East-European, Nordic, etc.).
    • Computational linguistics knowledge.
    • Background in speech technology or language processing.
    • Knowledge of programming and code development.
    • Advanced user of Windows/Office and Linux platforms.

    Education: Master University degree in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Information technology or a comparable field.

    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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