As one of Microsoft's most exciting initiatives, speech recognition (SR) is driving the accuracy and robustness of natural user interfaces. At the foundation are the science and technology that enable the user experiences and power our network services, clients/devices. The Speech Group develops SR features in Enterprise, Entertainment and Desktop and Mobile products and particularly in the voice platform that powers Cortana digital assistant experience on desktop and mobile computing devices, Bing voice search, Microsoft Office dictation, Skype speech to speech translation, HoloLens and Xbox Kinect voice search and voice command. Our group brings together talent 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.
We are looking for technical area owner with a deep machine learning and speech R and D background characterized by concrete contributions that have advanced the state of the art of either commercial or academic speech recognition systems. The responsibility of full-time employees includes innovating, designing, developing and deploying core technologies to advance the state-of-the-art SR technologies and systems into production systems. You will find great R and D opportunities on real data sets provided by one of the world's largest speech/online data feedback loop. You must have a track record
Requirements: BS/MS Degree in CS/EE with focus in one or more of machine learning related areas. PhD preferred, knowledge and experience with speech recognition/audio processing will be a plus but not required 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. Proven track record of delivering strong results with high quality. Effective communication skills, both verbal