Technologists (m/f) for Speech Recognition Systems

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Technologists (m/f) for Speech Recognition Systems

EML European Media Laboratory GmbH
Country of Position: 
Contact Name: 
Jimmy Kunzmann
Subject Area: 
Speech and Language Processing
Start Date: 
June 01, 2017
Expiration Date: 
July 15, 2017
Position Description: 

Experience IT – Intuitive Technology: this principle guides our work at the European Media Laboratory. We are an IT enterprise, based in Heidelberg, Germany, focusing on the automatic conversion of speech into text for a variety of markets. Speech technologists and IT specialists research, develop and use state-of-the-art large-vocabulary automatic speech recognition technologies, including deep learning, to convert spoken audio into structured textual data and actions. Our products currently comprise server-based speech recognition for speech analytics, media transcription, voice messaging, voice search and dictation as well as on-device language model and grammar-based speech recognition solutions for house control, car control and smartphones. For further details on our activities please have a look at our “Best-Practice”-Examples.

For our research and development projects we hire at the earliest possible date experienced

Technologists (m/f) for Speech Processing Systems

meeting the following criteria:

  • Hands-on experience in developing state-of-the-art technologies for speech recognition and / or language understanding systems.
  • Experience in evaluating and tuning speech recognition and understanding systems.
  • Fluency in programming languages such as C++, Java, and Python for Linux, Windows, Android or iOS.
  • Degree in computer science, mathematics, computational linguistics or related disciplines.

Successful candidates should have several years of applied and theoretical experience in several of the areas mentioned; a PhD or an equivalent level of applied expertise would be helpful. All positions require an application-oriented perspective and a willingness to listen to and act upon customers’ concerns.

Interested? Please send us your written application with the subject "Job advertisement EML/05/2017" as soon as possible but no later than July 15th, 2017 to the following address:

Prof. Dr. Andreas Reuter, Managing Director, EML European Media Laboratory GmbH, Berliner Straße 45, 69120 Heidelberg or by E-Mail to Dr. Siegfried (Jimmy) Kunzmann (, Manager R&D.

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