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R&D engineer of Music, Acoustics, Speech, and Language technology field

Position Summary We are developing information and signal processing technologies alongside machine learning and artificial intelligence in a variety of fields. Our research has applications in acoustic processing, speech recognition, speech synthesis, natural language analysis, spoken understanding language, language generation, and content creation for music, movies, and games. The main task of the successful candidate would be the research and development of advanced algorithms based on methods such as deep learning, statistical models, large-scale data collection and utilization, multilingual extension, embedded software implementation, cloud software implementation, technical evaluation and analysis, and system design. As an R&D engineer, you will work on a specific project to develop fundamental technologies in our target domain.
Responsibilities ・Research and development of elemental technology in our target fields. (Music, Acoustics, Speech, and Language.)
・Problem formulation, hypothesis verification, experiment, simulation, error analysis, data collection, technology research, etc.
・Experimental environment design, and implementation.
・Report on development plan, progress and status, and results.
・Close cooperation with members of the development team.
Required qualifications ・Bachelor's degree in Computer Science for Music, Acoustics, Speech, and Language, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
・Knowledgeable in Python, C/C++, and Linux/Unix. Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages.
・Knowledge or experience in Machine Learning fields, and one of our target domain fields. (Music, Acoustics, Speech, and Language.)
・Collaboration, teamwork and knowledge sharing within the group.
・Research-minded, curious, with a keen interest in new technology development in your field.
・Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically.
Preferred qualifications ・Master or higher qualification in Computer Science for Music, Acoustics, Speech, and Language, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.
・Experience with one or more of the following: Music Signal Processing, Speech Recognition, Speech Synthesis, Natural Language Analysis, Language Generation, and Language Understanding/Comprehension.
・Experience applying Machine Learning to practical problems in our target domain.
・Strong mindset to formulate new problems and create new technologies through scientific solutions.
Product, Service Game(PlayStation®, Smart Phone Application, etc.), Movie/Music(Contents Creation Support), Video Analysis(Broadcast contents, Online Video, etc.), Robot(Aibo), Financial Service (Human Operation Support, Data Analysis), etc.
Development Environment ・OS: Windows and Linux.
・Language: Python, C/C++, MATLAB, etc.
・PC, Server, Cloud Computing.
Essay Not Required
Coding Test Not Required
Location Tokyo, Japan
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