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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by Chris Wellekens

6-43 (2017-12-04) Machine Learning Engineer, Speech Synthesis , Aja-la studios,Green Richmond UK

Machine Learning Engineer, Speech Synthesis 
Location: London, UK Contact: 
Summary & Opportunity 
AJA.LA Studios is a funded early-stage startup developing speech and natural language understanding technologies for under-resourced languages. We are looking to hire an engineer, to be based in London, to participate in developing unit-selection and parametric speech synthesis for a broad library of under-resourced languages. This role provides a unique opportunity to pursue research and commercialization of speech recognition for under-resourced languages. 
Ideally, candidates should be comfortable working with large quantities of data, have an interest in and/or demonstrate experience working with under-resourced languages, an interest in working on the entire R&D/product-development cycle, and possess the following skills and qualifications 
Skills & Requirements 
• Masters or PhD in an analytical discipline through which you have acquired a strong knowledge of 

topics including 

o Theory and practice of speech synthesis and/or speech processing, e.g. vocoding 

o Signal Processing/Pattern Recognition 

o Probability theory o Bayesian inference 

o Machine learning and related topics 

• Strong software development skills 

o Required: C/C++, Python, CUDA/Nsight IDE, shell scripting, Perl, Github/SVN 

o Optional/Additional: Java/Android/Gradle/Android Studio, Objective C/Xcode/Cocos2dx 

• Speech processing, Neural Network and Natural Language platforms and libraries 

o Festival, HTK, and HTS 

o Theano, PDNN, pyTorch, TensorFlow 

• Operating Systems: Unix/Linux/Mac OS 

 1 The Green Richmond, TW9 1PL UK 
We offer a compentitive salary, pension contribution, private medical insurance, and share options, flexible working hours, 

amongst other benefits.

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