Principal Software Design Engineer at Microsoft

Principal Software Design Engineer Details

March 1, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Bellevue, WA
The Speech Group
As one of Microsoft's most exciting AI initiatives, speech recognition (SR) is driving the accuracy and robustness of natural user interfaces with natural spoken language and their deep integration to user facing produce/service from Microsoft 1 st party or 3 rd party application. The Speech Group develops speech recognition features in Enterprise, Entertainment and Desktop and Mobile products and particularly in the voice platform that powers Microsoft 365 Search and Assistant experience on desktop and mobile computing devices, Bing voice search, Microsoft Office dictation, Skype speech to speech translation, HoloLens and Xbox voice search and voice command. Our group brings together talents in the areas of signal processing, speech recognition, statistical modeling and Deep Learning to develop and deliver robust, natural and scalable speech recognition, across a rich set of scenarios and languages. It is also in need of talents who are experienced in information retrieve, natural language

Essential attributes and competencies include: Excellence in scientific thinking and execution, ability to drive efficient experiment definition and investigations, solid skill in developing state-of-the-art machine learning and SR algorithms, broad scope in solving SR related engineering problems, and passion for new UI paradigms incorporating speech technologies. Your responsibilities include developing novel machine learning and data mining algorithms, designing and executing offline/online experiments. Working with other scientists, engineers and developers on advancing state-of-the-art SR
BS/MS Degree in CS/EE with focus in one or more of machine learning related areas. 5+ years experience in speech or machine learning R and D in an academic or industrial setting. 5+ years experience in software development skills and aptitude for software design, coding and quality; large scale and distributed computing, and programming with scripting languages. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written. Passionate and self-motivated Preferred: Research and/or development experience with machine learning, data mining, natural language processing, pattern recognition, speech recognition
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