Sr. Software Engineer – Speech – C/C++ - Signal Processing - Robotics Firm – Boston, MA Area – Up to $135K+

Position Title – WRTPJSSWES072017

Sr. Software Engineer – Speech – C/C++ - Signal Processing - Robotics Firm – Boston, MA Area – Up to $135K+

Excellent Compensation Package – Base + Equity + Comprehensive Benefits

Local candidates Only - No Contractors/Consultants Please


Private, pre-launch, AI social robotics firm – SDK for Partners - Well funded – Lots of upside

Position Summary:

My client is looking for a talented, dynamic, flexible speech technology engineer in their Boston, MA office to help them deploy world-class speech recognition and text-to-speech capabilities for their social robot.


• Write production software that integrates with the robot platform

• Occasionally develop signal processing or speech technology algorithms

• Manage data corpora and evaluations for different acoustic, speaker, and environmental situations

Required Skills and Competencies:

• BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

• At least 3 years’ experience writing production software deployed to customers

• Fluency in C/C++

• Hands-on experience integrating and building embedded and cloud speech recognition technologies

• Hands-on experience tuning speech recognition accuracy and performance

• Familiarity with text to speech and natural language understanding

• Demonstrated success in complex projects involving data and algorithms

• Ability to work in a fast paced pre-launch startup environment while delivering production quality code

Desired Qualifications & Experience:

• MS or higher degree in Computer Science or related field with an emphasis in speech technologies

• Experience developing and tuning machine learning algorithms

• Familiarity with open source ASR & TTS projects such as KALDI, CMU Sphinx, HTS

• Experience in signal processing

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - - WEB Site –

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