Company Overview:

Chez Nuance, nous donnons aux gens la possibilité d'interagir naturellement avec leurs divers appareils connectés et le monde numérique autour d'eux. Nous créons un monde où la technologie pense et agit de la façon dont les humains le font en concevant des modes d'interaction avec la technologie plus intuitifs.

Notre technologie agile utilise des analyses et des algorithmes avancés pour transformer l'inanimé en animé et transformer des processus complexes en processus simples.

Joignez-vous à notre équipe mobile ... où les systèmes intelligents sont maintenant prêts pour la route. Nous sommes passionnés par le développement d'interfaces intelligentes qui permettent aux gens de parler à leurs voitures, leurs téléphones et tous autres appareils intelligents.

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”.

Job Summary:

Summary:The Speech Scientist will work in Automotive Professional Services project teams that integrate and deliver Nuance state-of-the-art speech recognition and text-to-speech products to embedded platforms for major automotive companies. You will be closely working together with our customers’ integration teams to help them include Nuance technologies into successful products in an efficient way. As a Speech Scientist in the Professional Services team, you will be responsible for ASR (Automatic Speech Recogntion) and NLU (Natural Language Undertsanding) performance analysis and optimization of embedded and cloud recognition systems. You will work directly with members of the project team and customer technical staff.


  • Work with internal project teams and end customers to ensure best possible recognition performance and user experience in deployed systems
  • Analyze recognition system performance; identify areas of underperformance, and optimize by improving grammars, statistical semantic models, and recognition configurations.
  • Deliver analysis results and recommendations to internal teams and our customers.
  • Develop methodologies, scripts, procedures that improve efficiency and quality
  • Define recognition system test plans and customer facing test reports
  • Work with language specialists as necessary to resolve language dependent questions or issues
  • Provide input into the design of future product releases, working with Product, R&D, and other groups


Number of Years of Work Experience:3 years + of experience

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in large vocabulary natural language speech recognition
  • An inherent drive for perfection and creativity
  • Ability to think both technically and creatively to help solve challenging technical problems
  • Strong programming skills with fluency in one or more scripting languages (Python, Perl).
  • Excellent written and verbal English communications skills and well organized
  • Ability to qualify, triage, and resolve recognition issues raised by customers
  • Highly independent and capable of fulfilling multiple project commitments concurrently
  • Work well in team settings in fast-paced environment
  • Initiative and perseverance to deliver high quality work

Preferred Skills:

  • Fluency in a second European or Asian language(s)
  • Knowledge of a software development process (e.g. Agile)

  • Experience in Data Science, or related fields
  • Experience with linguistics
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms

Education:Bachelors or Graduate University degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or equivalent

Additional Information:

In Montreal:

What we offer !

Unique environment for collaborative teamwork on cutting-edge technology:

  • Location is in the heart of downtown
  • Flexible hours
  • Transit reimbursement and parking

Contributing to and collaborating with international teams that drive innovation

  • Competitive benefit package:
  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • 10 paid sick days
  • Bonus Plan, Group RRSP, Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Award-winning Top Employer:

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – 7 consecutive years
  • Montreal’s Top Employers – 6 consecutive years
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - 3 consecutive years

Ce que nous offrons!

Un environnement unique et collaboratif où vous travaillez avec les technologies de pointe :

  • Situé au cœur du centre-ville de Montréal
  • Horaire flexible
  • Allocation de transport en commun et de stationnement
  • Travail de concert avec des équipes à l’international afin de repousser les limites de l’innovation

Programme d’avantages sociaux concurrentiel :

  • 4 semaines de vacances
  • 10 congés de maladies payés
  • Régime de bonus annuel, REER collectif, Régimes de participation différée aux bénéfices (RPDB), Régime de rachat d’action pour les employés

Gagnant de prix à titre de meilleurs employeurs :

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – pour 7 années consécutives
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - pour 3 années consécutives


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