Nuance Technologies is looking for a Natural Language Processing Research Engineer in Cambridge, MA. The post states, “As a member of the NLP Research group, the candidate will help develop exciting natural language applications for consumer devices. The main focus of this position will be the development of modeling technologies 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.”

Qualifications for the position include: “Advanced degree or 5+ years’ experience in related area. Statistical natural language processing and machine learning. Scripting with Python or Perl. Linux and shell scripting language. 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. Foreign languages, C/C++, Java. MS or PhD in computer science, computational linguistics, electrical engineering or related fields.”

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