OnCue Speech Recognition Engineer

Responsibilities

 The Voice technologies team for Oncue is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer to help implement best in class ASR/NLU solutions for improving the TV watching experience. An ideal candidate will be an expert in integrating and maintaining an industry leading ASR engine and updating acoustic/language models to improve accuracy.

  • Evaluate and integrate open source and commercial ASR packages.
  • Improve speech recognition rates by developing and adapting optimal acoustic models for the various living room environments.
  • Develop and tune large vocabulary statistical language models for speech recognition for the media vertical.
  • Design and implement various scripts on Linux to analyze large data sets.

Qualifications

 BS in Computer Engineering or MS is preferred.

  • 5+ years of industry experiencing with a proven track record of delivering at least one ASR solution.
  • Familiarity with speech recognition theory and experience productizing at least one commercial or open-source ASR engine.
  • Proficient in Matlab simulations and C programming.
  • Proficient in scripting and data-analysis.
  • Familiar with some version control and bug tracking tools.
  • Detailed knowledge of ASR components like Language/Acoustic model training and search algorithms.
  • Understanding of the hidden Markov model and standard criteria for training and adaptation (e.g. MCE, MMI, MAP).
  • Experience in development and testing of distributed software projects.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.