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

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

Linguistic Project Manager

[Filipino/Philippine English]

University or Organization: Employment Agency Contracting for Google
Department: Speech
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.google.com
Job Title: Linguistic Project Manager [Filipino/Philippine English]
Job Rank: Linguistic Project Manager; Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): English (eng)
Pilipino (fil)

Description:

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

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

This includes:

– Training, managing and overseeing the work of your team
– Creating verbalisation rules, such as expanding URLs, email addresses,
numbers
– Creating annotation conventions
– Evaluating data quality
– Providing expertise on pronunciation and phonotactics
– Working with QA tools according to given guidelines and using in-house tools

Job requirements:

– Native-level speaker of Filipino (with good command of the standard dialect)
and Philippine English
– Must have attended elementary school in the country where the language is
spoken
– Keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of Filipino
and Philippine English phonology
– Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
– Interest in current speech, mobile, and online technology
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Good organizational skills
– Previous project management and people management experience
– Previous experience with speech/NLP-related projects a plus
– Advanced degree in Linguistics preferred; experience with Computational
Linguistics a plus
– Also a plus: proficiency with HTML, XML, and some programming language;
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 US for any employer.**

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English
(PDF format preferred) with “Linguistic Project Manager [Filipino/Philippine
English]” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: 01-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)

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

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