Jobs [temporary position, 9 months]: NLP

[Job posted on September 18th 2014 by Google on Linguist List]

TTS Language Engineer

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

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics

Required Language(s): Czech (ces)
Slovak (slk)

Description:

We’re currently looking for a Language Engineer to help build TTS voice in
Czech and Slovak.

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 Czech and Slovak.
4. TTS quality evaluation

Requirements:
1. Recent Computer Science or Computational Linguistics graduate or closely
related discipline
2. Native-level speaker of both 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)

Application Deadline: 18-Jan-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: tts_jobs@google.com
Contact Information:
Mr Alexander Balabanov
Email: tts_jobs@google.com

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