vendredi 21 septembre 2012

Jobs: temporary job positions at Google Speech

Une annonce de google Irlande pour laquelle ils n'ont reçu que très peu de réponses (en particulier pour l'espagnol et le français)

Job title:

Speech Linguistic Project Manager (French, German, Italian, Iberian

Job description:

As a Linguistic Project Manager and a native speaker of one of the target languages, you will oversee and manage all work related to achieving high data quality for speech projects in your own language.

You will be based in the Dublin office, managing a team of Data Evaluators and working on a number of projects towards Speech research: ASR, TTS, and NLP.

This includes:

- managing and overseeing the work of your team
- creating verbalisation rules, such as expanding URLs, email  addresses,
- providing expertise on pronunciation and phonotactics
- building and maintaining a database of speech recognition patterns
- creating pronunciations for new lexicon entries, maintaining the lexicon
- working with QA tools according to given guidelines and using in-house

Job requirements:

- native-level speaker of one of the target languages (with good command
  of the standard dialect) and fluent in English
- keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of
  the language's phonology
- must have attended elementary school in the country where the language
  is spoken
- ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
- excellent oral and written communication skills
- good organizational skills, previous experience in managing external resources
- previous experience with speech/NLP-related projects a plus
- advanced degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics preferred
- also a plus: proficiency with HTML, XML, and some programming
  language; previous experience working in a Linux environment

Project duration: 6-9 months (with potential for extension)

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Speech Linguistic Project Manager
[language]" in the subject line.

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Person: Linne Ha
Closing date: open until filled

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