24.5243, Jobs: Standard Arabic; Hebrew; Indonesian; Turkish; Comp Ling; Speech Technology; TTS: TTS Language Engineer, Employment Agency Contracting for Google
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LINGUIST List: Vol-24-5243. Tue Dec 17 2013. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.
Subject: 24.5243, Jobs: Standard Arabic; Hebrew; Indonesian; Turkish; Comp Ling; Speech Technology; TTS: TTS Language Engineer, Employment Agency Contracting for Google
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Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 09:33:35
From: Caroline Piercy [tts_jobs at google.com]
Subject: Standard Arabic; Hebrew; Indonesian; Turkish; Computational Linguistics; Speech Technology; TTS: TTS Language Engineer, Employment Agency Contracting for Google, London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Employment Agency Contracting for Google
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Title: TTS Language Engineer (4 positions)
Job Rank: TTS Language Engineer
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Speech Technology; TTS
Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
We're currently looking for 4 Language Engineers to help build TTS voices in Arabic, Hebrew, Indonesian and Turkish.
You will be helping with technical tasks involved in creating a speech synthesiser. This includes:
1. Developing rules for a text normalisation system;
2. Large scale data mining;
3. Customising language building tools for Indonesian.
4. TTS quality evaluation
1. Recent Computer Science or Computational Linguistics graduate or closely related discipline
2. Native-level speaker of one of the target languages and fluent in English:
3. Proficiency in Unix/Python/C++
4. Interest in data mining and natural language processing a plus
This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology in a dynamic team of world-class experts.
Please note that this is a temporary position for 9 months, on a contract basis. Your employer will be an employment agency. The position is based in London.
Please send your CV and cover letter for immediate consideration.
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: tts_jobs at google.com
Email: tts_jobs at google.com
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