NLP engineer – Expert in Japanese M/F

Published: 8th September 2016

View the French version of this job description : Ingenieur_tal_japonais FR 2016

For more than 15 years, MyScript® has earned recognition and acclaim as the core technology powering the industry’s most advanced handwriting recognition engines. MyScript handwriting recognition and digital ink management technology provides optimal, consistent results with any digital writing device. In addition to the industry most comprehensive and accurate text recognition technology, MyScript can recognize complex mathematical equations, geometric shapes, and music notation.

MyScript recognition engine regularly ranks among the best programs in international scientific events (see, for example, ICDAR).

By enabling a truly natural human machine interface, MyScript creates transformative opportunities for next-generation applications in the mobile, automotive, enterprise, education, and many other sectors.

With nearly 100 languages supported and a truly international team, MyScript serves customers worldwide from its headquarters in Nantes, France, and regional offices located in Paris, USA, Japan and South Korea.

With more than 250 millions of users worldwide, MyScript is strongly focused on innovation and high technology.

NLP engineer – Expert in Japanese M/F

In the R&D department « MyScript Labs » (Nantes, France), you are responsible for improving the Japanese handwriting recognition and will participate in multilingual research projects.

Your dual computing and NLP competencies associated to your R&D experience enable you to succeed in the following assignments:

  • Creating and maintaining the languages resources and supervision of their integration into the handwriting recognition engine
  • Research and development on language models, including statistics, and their applications to human-machine interfaces
  • Participation in the process of collecting handwriting samples
  • In conjunction with the Support team, study and analysis of customer use cases
  • Profile

  • Graduating of a Master or PHD, you have at least 3 years of experience in NLP or in a field nearby (artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, machine learning)
  • You have a good command of at least one programming language used in NLP (e.g. Python), this allows you to be completely autonomous completing all technical tasks
  • Autonomous, rigorous, dynamic, engaged and a real team-player, you will demonstrate the expertise required for the success of your mission
  • You are fluent in Japanese and English
  • The following skills/knowledge would also be appreciated: C, C++ or Java, Scripting tools (bash, Unix/Linux scripting), any experience in automation/industrialization of NLP, master of other languages
  • In an international context, you wish to join a dynamic team working on exciting projects.

    Within MyScript, you contribute to a cutting edge technology and are able to identify your direct contribution to the production. You integrate a human scale company which promotes creativity, initiatives, share experience and friendly atmosphere.

    The position is located in Nantes (West of France)

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