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Research Engineer - Neuroscience - Cambridge

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Research Engineer - Neuroscience
Cambridge, UK

This is a great opportunity to join an innovative neuroscience technology company dedicated to measuring and improving brain health. They develop a wide range of digital health solutions to the scientific and practical challenges of improving neural function, from identifying new digital biomarkers of neuropsychiatric disorders through to FDA-approved medical devices to assess dementia.
The opportunity is for a talented engineer to join a multi-disciplinary Research and Development team to test new approaches to assessing cognition using consumer IOT platforms including voice interfaces such as the Amazon Echo and wearable sensor devices such as the Apple Watch.
You will be joining a talented team of data scientists, neuroscientists and technical staff in a hands-on role involving iterative design, development and validation of novel cognitive assessments, designed for use on patients' own devices. The client is particularly interested in the potential to use language and voice-based assessments to capture cognitive processes and other mental states in conditions such as Alzheimer's, depression, and chronic pain.

*Skilled with Python, Java, C/C++, Swift or JavaScript as well as relational databases and working in an Agile environment
*Could/ AWS experience is also beneficial
*Understanding of voice analysis tools
*Practical experience addressing voice analysis challenges such as speaker identification, emotion recognition or fraud detection
*Strong experience with machine learning / deep learning toolkits such as TensorFlow or Theano and speech toolkits such as SRILM or Open SMILE.

The role will involve the design and development of interactive voice applications and the application of state of the art machine learning techniques to voice audio data, therefore experience with dialog systems and speech recognition is highly desirable.

You must be eligible to work in the UK in order to apply for this position
This is a great opportunity to work in a rapidly growing industry with lots of potential.

Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Research, Engineer, Neuroscience, Cognitive, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, TensorFlow, IOT, Python, Java, JavaScript, C++, Agile, Voice Analysis, Emotion Recognition, AWS, Cloud, Cambridge, UK

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Posted: 3rd August 2017
  • Expires: 18th September 2017
  • Reference: RECCHU
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