Emploi [CDD, 9 mois] : TAL

[Offre diffusée le 17 décembre 2013 sur la liste linguistlist]

TTS Language Engineer

University or Organization: Employment Agency Contracting for Google
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Title: TTS Language Engineer (4 positions)
Job Rank: TTS Language Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Speech Technology; TTS

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
Hebrew (heb)
Indonesian (ind)
Turkish (tur)

Description:

We’re currently looking for 4 Language Engineers to help build TTS voices in Arabic, Hebrew, Indonesian and Turkish.

You will be helping with technical tasks involved in creating a speech synthesiser. This includes:
1. Developing rules for a text normalisation system;
2. Large scale data mining;
3. Customising language building tools for Indonesian.
4. TTS quality evaluation

Requirements:
1. Recent Computer Science or Computational Linguistics graduate or closely related discipline
2. Native-level speaker of one of the target languages and fluent in English:
3. Proficiency in Unix/Python/C++
4. Interest in data mining and natural language processing a plus

This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology in a dynamic team of world-class experts.

Please note that this is a temporary position for 9 months, on a contract basis. Your employer will be an employment agency. The position is based in London.

Please send your CV and cover letter for immediate consideration.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: tts_jobs@google.com
Contact Information:
Caroline Piercy
Email: tts_jobs@google.com

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