Nuance NLU Research Engineer in Chengdu, China

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.

Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

Join our Mobile team…intelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.

[Summary] Responsible for cloud NLU development and research, as well as AI related topics.


NLU research and development for various project’s requests as well as Nuance’s roadmap:

• Analysis of customer requirements for realizing NLU on features.

• In accordance to customer requirement analysis, specifying data needed to train NLU models.

• Innovate new tech/tools or use existing tools technology or to develop NLU solutions to meet project’s and product need.

• Work with application development engineers and QA teams within the scope of one or more customer projects to realize the project deliverables.

• Support our customers’ speech software teams to help them evaluate and integrate Nuance NLU technology into successful products in an efficient way.


Required Skills:

  • Customer focus.

  • Native speaker of Chinese;

  • Experienced with Natural Language Understanding or statistical / semantic language modeling technology and tools;

  • Familiarity with IT fundamentals and DOS/Unix command line usage (programming skills are welcome);

  • Team player

  • Ability to plan activities and manage external part time workers

  • Good listener and communicator

  • Positive "can-do" attitude, well organized, focusing on achieving results cost-effectively.

  • Self-learner, with sense of initiative, and perseverance to deliver high quality work.

Preferred Skills:

  • Background in speech technology, computational language, natural language understanding etc.

  • Advanced user of Windows and Linux platforms. - Engineering practices in design, coding with Java or C/C++, and testing.

Education: Master degree or above in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Information technology or a comparable field.

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