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

[Job posted on may 20th 2015 by an Employment Agency Contracting for Google]

Speech Linguistic Project

Manager

University or Organization: Employment Agency Contracting for Google
Job Location: New York, NY or Mountain View, CA, USA
Job Title: Speech Linguistic Project Manager
Job Rank: Manager; Speech Linguistic Project Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Description:

As a Linguistic Project Manager, you will oversee and manage vendor projects
related to achieving high data quality for speech projects in various
languages.

Location: New York, NY or Mountain View, CA

This includes:

– Serving as a liaison with vendors on various campaigns such as large-scale
transcription projects
– Developing and executing plans under a set of implementation and delivery
time constraints
– Creating annotation conventions
– Providing expertise on pronunciation and phonotactics
– Evaluating data quality
– Working with QA tools according to given guidelines and using in-house tools

Job requirements:

– Previous project management and people management experience
– Good organizational skills
– Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in
current speech, mobile and online technology
– Keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of the
language’s phonology
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Plus: previous experience with speech/NLP-related projects, previous
experience working in a Linux environment

Project duration: 6-11 months (with potential for extension)

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

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: dataopsman@gmail.com
Contact Information:
James Byun
Email: dataopsman@gmail.com

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