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TTEC IVR / CVP / GVP Developer - Remote USA in Englewood, Colorado

We are looking for an enthusiastic IVR Systems Software Principal Programmer, located anywhere in the US, expertise in Genesys IVR, VoiceXML, Speech Recognition, grammar development, Java, JavaScript, and backend integration to join our growing Multi-Channel Solutions team. Minimal travel requirements in the future. As an IVR Developer, you will have hands-on exposure to a wide range of technologies and will be responsible for providing technical solutions to meet the various needs of our clients. You will enjoy involvement in the full lifecycle of an implementation project, while interacting closely with the client to meet specific needs throughout the process. You will work as part of a team of professionals that play a key role in implementing solutions and delivering results.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Interpret and analyze business requirements to identify risks and design appropriate solutions

  • Develop and assess the capabilities and limitations of the applications and technologies and recommend alternatives and solutions

  • Provide guidance for business decisions from a technical perspective on such issues as performance, scalability, reliability, and security

  • Collaborate with project team members to provide input to design specifications related to speech application

  • Develop IVR / Speech applications using Genesys GVP, VXML, and Java

  • Integrate to backend systems such as web services, databases, CTI, and reporting

  • Develop simple grammars for speech applications

  • Develop customized language models for voice applications

  • Understand differences between types of grammars (list, pattern, etc.), benefits and when each is appropriate to maximize accuracy for a given dialog

What skills and experience you will bring:

  • 4 to 6+ years of experience with Genesys IVR platform development experience

  • 2+ years of experience in Advanced Speech Recognition solution design and development, and Natural Language Processing

  • 3+ years of experience in grammar and Natural Language Understanding design, development, and testing

  • 1+ years of experience in speech tuning, continuous improvement, and grammar analysis

  • VXML, SSML, XML, JAVA, J2EE, JSP, .NET, C#, ASP, JavaScript, HTML, SQL, etc.

  • Proficient written and verbal skills

  • Strong understanding of Natural Language design and Directed Dialogue design techniques for speech applications

  • Strong knowledge of various speech engine capabilities and tuning concepts

  • Ideal candidate will have experience with Nuance, Watson and Google speech engines/tools

In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience with:

  • Nuance speech engines (ASR/TTS) and tools with an emphasis on Nuance Recognizer, Vocalizer, Dragon

  • Nuance MRCP (SWMS or Nuance Speech Server) and Licensing components

  • Voice Biometrics Solutions

  • Implementing Natural Language applications and tools

  • Dictionary creation for ASR/TTS

  • SSML and tuning Text-To-Speech systems

  • VXML based IVR platforms such as GVP, CVP, AVP and others

  • Experience with web technology and application servers such as Tomcat, WebSphere, IIS, Apache, WebLogic

  • Integration with back-end data systems and CTI such as

  • Genesys CTI, Cisco ICM

  • Web Services, HTTPS/XML, REST API, Soap

  • Database via SQL, JDBC/ADO.NET (MS SQL Server, Oracle, Informix, MongoDB)

  • CLEO / Legacy emulation (ex. 3270)

  • Reporting

  • Speech to text and Text to speech services such as Nuance, Google and Watson

  • Natural Language Processing and chat platforms such as Google, Watson, Rulai and LivePerson

  • Continuous Improvement process

  • Cloud Services Architecture

  • Additional Development Languages such as Python, R, Objective C, Swift, NodeJS, SDK development

  • Bilingual (Spanish) skills a plus

  • Travel up to 35%

COMPENSATION and benefits

The anticipated starting salary range for individuals expressing interest in this position is $61,000 to $120,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees include the following:

  • Medical, dental, and vision

  • Tax-advantaged health care accounts

  • Financial and income protection benefits

  • Paid time off (PTO) and wellness time off

Why ttec? what we offer

When you join TTEC, you become part of the family. Because we want to see you succeed and thrive, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package as shown below to support your quality of life, career development and goals attainment:

Be Financially Sound

  • We want you to reach your personal and professional goals and offer financial benefits such as: Health and flexible spending accounts

  • Retirement plans

  • Tuition reimbursement programs

  • Financial wellness program

Be Developed We believe in investing in our people and their career development, which is why we offer a variety of courses and programs that enable you to develop new skills and gain new insights such as:

  • Mentorship programs

  • Our Women in Leadership program connects employees globally with learning, networking and mentoring opportunities

  • Professional development courses in TTEC University

  • Scholarship program and tuition reimbursement

  • Visibility in our global career pathing and internal mobility opportunities

Be Healthy We support healthy living and have the tools and resources to help you such as:

  • It’s Ok, We’re All Human wellness program

  • Wellness incentives

  • Company health and wellness programs

  • Dedicated health and wellness navigators and employee assistance programs

  • Generous paid time off and other leave of absence programs

Be the Difference

You’ll have the opportunity to have a positive impact in your community:

  • Through our employee-driven global grant program, you’ll have the unique opportunity to apply for a grant focused on helping a local educational organization in your community

  • Our team helps fundraise and volunteer their time in their communities

For more information about TTEC, visit or search #ExperienceTTEC throughout social media to engage in the global conversation



TTEC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. TTEC embraces and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce that respects and empowers the cultures and perspectives within our global teams. We strive to reflect the communities we serve by not only delivering amazing service and technology, but also humanity. We make it a point to make sure all our employees feel valued and comfortable being their authentic selves at work. As a global company, we know diversity is our strength. It enables us to view projects and ideas from different vantage points and allows every individual to bring value to the table in their own unique way. But don’t take our word for it — check out some our women in leadership and diversity awards on

TTEC requires all employees hired in the United States to successfully pass a background check and depending on location and client program a drug test, as a condition of employment. TTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.