LINGUIST List 24.1073|
Fri Mar 01 2013
Jobs: Indonesian; Comp Ling; Phonology; Semantics; Transcription; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP): Speech Data Evaluator, Google
Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox
From: Linne Ha <DataOpsMangmail.com>
Subject: Indonesian; Computational Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Transcription; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP): Speech Data Evaluator, Google, Jakarta, Indonesia
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University or Organization: Google
Job Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Transcription; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP)
Required Language(s): Indonesian (ind)
As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Indonesian, you will be part of a team based in an office location in Jakarta, Indonesia, 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.
annotating and classifying linguistic data
labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization
providing phonetic transcription of lexicon entries according to given standards and using in-house tools
- Native-level speaker of Indonesian (with good command of the standard dialect) and fluent in English
- Computer-literate (should feel comfortable using in-house tools)
- Attention to detail
- Good knowledge of orthography and grammar in the target language
- Passion for language and a keen interest in technology
- Good organizational skills
- A degree in a language-related field such as linguistics, language teaching, translation, editing, writing, proofreading, or similar
Project Duration: 6-9 months (with potential for extension). This is a contract position working though a staffing agency and we cannot offer visa sponsorship or relocation package.
For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Speech Data Evaluator [Indonesian]" in the subject line.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Email Address for Applications: DataOpsMangmail.com
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