Jobs [temporary position, 6-11 months]: NLP

[Job posted on may 18th 2015 by Google on Linguist List]

Linguistic Project Manager

University or Organization: Google
Department: Speech
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Linguistic Project Manager
Job Rank: Linguistic Project Manager; Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Vietnamese (vie)


As a Linguistic Project Manager and a native-level speaker of Vietnamese, you
will oversee and manage all work related to achieving high data quality for
speech projects in your own language.

You will be based in Mountain View, California, managing a team of Data
Evaluators and working on a number of projects towards Speech research: ASR,
TTS, and NLP.

This includes:

– Managing and overseeing the work of your team
– Maintaining a Vietnamese lexicon; providing expertise on pronunciation and
– Working with QA tools according to given guidelines and using in-house tools

Job Requirements:

– Native-level speaker of Vietnamese and fluent in English
– Keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of
Vietnamese phonology
– Must have attended elementary school in the country where the language is
– Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Strong organizational skills; previous experience in managing
– Previous experience with speech/NLP-related projects a plus
– Advanced degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics preferred
– Also a plus: proficiency with HTML, XML, and some programming language;
previous experience working in a Linux environment

Project duration: 6-9 months (with potential for extension)

**This is not a permanent position but a contract position. Applicants must be
currently authorized to work in the USA for any employer.**

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English
(PDF format preferred) with ‘Speech Linguistic Project Manager [Vietnamese]’
in the subject line.

Application Deadline: 14-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Alfredo Finotto

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