Senior Software Engineer

Cerence Inc.

Shanghai, China Remote



Jan 19

A Moving Experience.

Overview: Cerence specializes in conversational AI technologies for car manufacturers, helping them deliver unique user experiences to their customers. With the Cerence Drive platform, we offers a deeply integrated hybrid solution that can be customized to become an OEM-branded smart automotive assistant which seamlessly integrates into the user's connected ecosystem. Cerence Drive powers more than 200 million cars on the road today across more than 40 languages, creating conversational experiences for Toyota, Audi, BMW, Daimler, Fiat, Ford, GM, Hyundai, SAIC, and more. The Auto PS engineer will work in China auto PS engineering team to develop speech dialogue, solutions, and software deployment to serve customer requests in the automotive industry.


duties and responsibilities:

- Working with project managers to ensure the software development tasks can be completed within the aggressive timeline.

- Cooperate with other engineer to analyze audio path, software integration or port audio module in target.

- Providing software solutions and programming assistance to fellow speech scientists, UI designers or other team members.

- Development of software tools to advance embedded speech application platform and framework development.

- Development of software tools and using such tools for data generation work in specific customer projects.


Required skills:

- Strong programming skills in C/C++ or Java

- Knowledge on XML, Linux/Android audio driver and its programming

- Solid working experience with embedded Linux, and/or Android or other embedded operating system (QNX, WinCE)

- Good communication skill and team play spirit, fluent in written and spoken English.

- Self driven and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Cerence Inc. (Nasdaq: CRNC and is the global industry leader in creating unique, moving experiences for the automotive world. Spun out from Nuance in October 2019, Cerence is a new, independent company that has quickly gained traction as a leader in the automotive voice assistant space, working with all of the world’s leading automakers – from Ford and Fiat Chrysler to Daimler, Audi and BMW to Geely and SAIC – to transform how a car feels, responds and learns. Its track record is built on more than 20 years of industry experience and leadership and more than 325 million cars on the road today across more than 70 languages.  


As Cerence looks to the future and continues an ambitious growth agenda, we need someone to join the team and help build the future of voice and AI in cars. This is an exciting opportunity to join Cerence’s passionate, dedicated, global team and be a part of meaningful innovation in a rapidly growing industry. 


Cerence is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, genetic information and other protected classifications. Cerence Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement.

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Cerence Inc.

Cerence is the global industry leader in creating unique, moving experiences for the mobility world.