Job Description

In this position, you are responsible for owning and shipping Magic Leap’s embedded and cloud Voice Input and Speech Synthesis services. This includes end-to-end design, development and productization of multi-modal voice interactions, speech recognition (speech-to-text STT, ASR), natural language processing/understanding (NLP/NLU) and text-to-speech (TTS) services. As part of your job, you will be working with existing and pre-release Magic Leap devices on a daily basis. 

Responsibilities

  • Work with teams from the low-level audio sub-system, middleware services, SDK and cloud to define end-to-end architecture and dependency alignment for speech-to-text, ASR, NLU and TTS services
  • Work with Product Management and UX designers to define and design features such as multi-modal voice interactions and the voice UI/UX 
  • Technical evaluation of TTS, ASR, NLU and STT solutions
  • KPI definition for TTS, ASR, NLU and STT
  • Product requirements analysis and conversion to architecture and software requirements
  • Define and maintain development roadmap, resource and risk plans to meet product release milestones
  • Approximately 30% of time devoted to hands on development and productization of voice input and speech synthesis services
  • Build, grow, provide technical guidance and lead team of engineers responsible for
    • Technical feasibility studies, proof of concepts and prototypes
    • Design, implementation and productization of embedded (on-device) and cloud voice and speech platform services and API’s
    • ASR/NLU model development, training and tuning
    • Implementation of multi-modal input support
    • Test automation for word error rate (WER), NLU intent accuracy, etc

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in software services development and productization, including 2+ years as technical/team lead in speech processing or related field
  • Experience with and understanding of natural language understanding and/or speech recognition (ASR) systems and algorithms
  • Proficient in Python/NodeJS, high-level familiarity with C/C++ is a strong plus 
  • Familiarity with middleware services development in embedded systems is a plus

Education

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.

 

 

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