Senior Speech Scientist

Job title: Senior Speech Scientist

Company: Uniphore

Job description: Your Role

Working within the Data Science group, as a Senior Speech Scientist, you will collaborate with talented peers to develop novel algorithms and modelling techniques to advance the state of the art in many aspects of speech technology. You will develop novel algorithms and modeling techniques to advance the state of the art in speech recognition using end-to-end neural approaches, new methods for language modeling, voice-based emotion recognition, speech diarization. You will be hands on with Kaldi-based new model development and enhancements.

Your Responsibilities

Taking requirements from product teams based on which you identify key research questions

Contribute to defining data requirements for conducting research and model enhancements

Adopting or proposing innovative machine learning solutions

Publishing results and working with the engineering team to deploy solutions.

Keeping abreast with state-of-the-art and evaluating and infusing these advancements into Uniphore portfolio

Contribute to the intellectual property of Uniphore by innovating new approaches to challenges related to our products.

Provide thought leadership and mentoring for junior team members

Represent Uniphore globally as part of research community contributing to opensource repositories and publications.

Your Qualifications:

Minimum 7+ years of experience in the field of Speech Recognition, ML and Signal Processing

MS/PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, AI, Machine Learning or a related quantitative field

Proven track record of innovating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art

Experience working with open-source speech engines such as Kaldi, Mozilla DeepSpeech and Facebook wav2vec

Significant experience building and/or contributing to development of commercial speech engines

Experience working with machine learning technologies, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), information retrieval and/or related applications

Thorough knowledge of Deep Learning techniques

Proficient with ML/DL tools such as TensorFlow and Pytorch

Passion to solve complex problems with elegant simple solutions

Uniphore is a global Conversational AI technology company with offices in the U.S., India and Singapore. Uniphore believes the future of customer service is every voice being truly heard. The Company’s vision is to bridge the gap between people and machines through voice. Uniphore enables businesses globally to deliver transformational customer service by providing a platform of Conversational Analytics, Conversational Assistant and Conversational Security that changes the way enterprises engage their consumers, build loyalty and realize efficiencies.

Uniphore is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

For more information on how Uniphore delivers business value using Conversational Service Automation, please visit

Expected salary:

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Job date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:28:56 GMT

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