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

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

Speech Data Evaluator

University or Organization: Google
Department: Speech
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator
Job Rank: Other; Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics

Required Language(s): Vietnamese (vie)

Description:

As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Vietnamese, you will
be part of a team based in Mountain View, California, processing large amounts
of linguistic data and carrying out a number of tasks to improve the quality
of Google’s speech synthesis and speech recognition in your own language.

This includes:

– Classifying and annotating linguistic data
– Transcription
– Labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization
– Providing phonetic transcription of lexicon entries according to given
standards and using in-house tools

Job requirements:

– Native-level speaker of Vietnamese (with good command of the standard
dialect) and fluent in English
– Passion for language with good knowledge of orthography and grammar in the
target language
– A degree in a language-related field such as linguistics, language teaching,
translation, editing, writing, proofreading, or similar
– Keen interest in technology and computer-literate (should feel comfortable
using in-house tools and should have an interest in current speech, mobile and
online technology)
– Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Project duration: 6-11 months (with possible 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 Data Evaluator [Vietnamese]” in the
subject line.

Application Deadline: 21-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: dataopsman@gmail.com
Contact Information:
Alfredo Finotto
Email: dataopsman@gmail.com

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