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

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

Speech Data Evaluator

[Filipino/Philippine English]

University or Organization: Employment Agency Contracting for Google
Department: Speech
Job Location: California, USA (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.google.com
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator [Filipino/Philippine English]
Job Rank: Other; Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

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

Description:

As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Filipino and
Philippine English, 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 languages.

This includes:

– Classifying and annotating linguistic data
– Transcription
– Audio evaluation
– 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 Filipino (with good command of the standard dialect)
and Philippine 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 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 Data Evaluator [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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