Senior Research Engineer - Speech Recognition

Samsung   •  

Mountain View, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


Not Specified years

Posted 180 days ago

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Necessary Skills / Attributes Responsibilities • Program primarily in Python, C++, including software engineering, algorithms and API design • Work effectively within a small team of speech recognition experts, mathematicians, DSP engineers and client-server architects to identify, solve, and test bottlenecks in accuracy and performance • Extend and maintain a large-scale, carrier grade automatic speech recognition system and related products • Convey detailed documentation of all designs and procedures • Actively develop enhancements to acoustic modeling mechanisms • Researching and implementing state of the art features into our commercial products and training clusters • Improve performance of language models and decoder algorithms Knowledge • Extensive background in statistical probability theory, speech algorithms, HMM, GMM, FST, acoustic modeling and advanced machine learning techniques • Experience in Statistical Language Modeling (SLM), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and/or Information Retrieval (IR) is highly desired • Solid programming experience in C/C++, Python, specifically runtime analysis, and design • Experience in designing and running ASR experiments using HTK or KALDI a plus • Able to solve real–world problems using cutting–edge ideas and independent research • Able to read, adapt and implement ideas and algorithms from journals and papers • Able to transfer technical knowledge to peers and management, as well as novices • Knowledge of mainstream speech recognition software, DSP theory, feature extraction, scripting and parsing techniques