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Software Development Engineer - Text-to-Speech Framework

Software Development Engineer - Text-to-Speech Framework

Job ID 
501600
# Positions 
1
Company/Location (search) 
PL-Gdansk
Posted Date 
2/28/2017
Position Category for Posting 
Software Development
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Job Description

Do you know Amazon Alexa? We develop Text To Speech framework for our AI-powered personal voice assistant.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQn6aFQwBQU

We are the creators of the state-of-the-art speech synthesis behind Amazon Alexa and Amazon Polly. We support dozens of high quality voices that facilitate the development of future Human-Machine interfaces powering IoT devices and computers.
Our goal is to make our voice as natural as human's (voice)!
In our daily work, we apply latest technologies to the world's leadingTTS solution.
We work closely with linguists and researches to improve quality, speed and accuracy. We solve complex technological problems using latest domain knowledge from areas of Speech Synthesis and Machine Learning.
The ideal candidate is deeply passionate about new opportunities. Commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills are in high value.
We are not assuming you know related domain technologies. We are assuming that you are eager to learn!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field such as mathematics, engineering
  • Knowledge of C or C++ or ability to quickly learn!
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like Python
  • Experience in at least one object-oriented programming language such as Java, C++ or C#
  • Understanding of fundamentals of algorithm design, problem solving, complexity analysis and data structures
  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong personal interest in learning, researching, and creating new technologies
  • Experience in developing in a Linux environment
  • Knowledge of speech technologies and Machine Learning