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Sunday, October 07, 2012 by Chris Wellekens

6-12 (2012-06-11) Voice Developer (m/f) Speech Technology Automotive, Nuance Turin (Italy)

Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Our technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses, experience Nuance by calling directory assistance, getting account information, dictating patient records, telling a navigation system their destination, or digitally reproducing documents that can be shared and searched. Making each of those experiences productive and compelling is what Nuance is all about.


As a contributing member of Nuance, you will work within a dynamic team environment to develop, support, market and sell our award-winning software applications. We offer competitive compensation packages and a casual work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team that operates worldwide (Europe, US, APAC). Be a part of our fast growing track of continuing success.


For more information, please see

Nuance is an equal opportunity employer.


For our office in Turin / Italy we are currently looking for a fulltime



Voice Developer (m/f)

Speech Technology Automotive


Key responsibilities.

  • ·         Develop voices for the range of Nuance Text-to-Speech Products.
  • Processing speech data for   text-to-speech speech data bases
  • Supervising native contractors in   annotation of speech databases
  • Creating speech   databases
  • Building text-to-speech   voices
  • Testing and product development of   the TTS voice
  • Testing and quality assessment of   the integrated system


  • MSc degree in phonetics,   computational linguistics or another relevant field.
  • first working   experience
  • Working in Windows and Unix/Linux   environment
  • Strong sense of precision and   quality in your daily job
  • Fluent in   English
  • Understanding of phonological and   phonetic concepts
  • Ability to interpret   spectrograms
  • Ability to write high quality   documentation
  • Ability to work independently as   well as in a team
  • Good problem solving, analytic   skills and troubleshooting skills
  • Basic experience with scripting   languages like Perl or Python
  • Experience with acoustic   phonetics
  • Experience in text-to-speech voice   development
  • Speaking other   languages
  • Experience using tools such as   Audition or Praat

We offer.

At Nuance Communications we believe our people are our most valuable asset.

We offer competitive compensation packages and we offer you career development opportunities in a challenging technical but casual work environment.

As a Nuance team member you will work within a dynamic international team operating worldwide.

Does Nuance speak to you?

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your English CV including earliest starting date and salary expectations via our Recruiting tool


Nuance's Mobility Division builds innovative, intelligent and intuitive touch and speech interfaces to simplify and enhance the way people interact with mobile devices, applications, and services.  Nuance Mobile solutions make mobile devices and in-car systems easier to use, automate customer self-service, and optimize the access and discovery of even the most advanced mobile applications and content - regardless of technical know-how, location, environment, or physical and literacy capabilities.




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