24.1962, Jobs: French; Italian; Comp Ling: Programmer, Google UK Ltd

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Subject: 24.1962, Jobs: French; Italian; Comp Ling: Programmer, Google UK Ltd

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Date: Tue, 07 May 2013 11:47:20
From: Neil Berry [tts_jobs at google.com]
Subject: French; Italian; Computational Linguistics: Programmer, Google UK Ltd, London, United Kingdom

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University or Organization: Google UK Ltd 
Job Location: London, United Kingdom 
Job Rank: Programmer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics 

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                      Italian (ita) 

Description:

Our TTS team is looking for talented language engineers/computational
linguists to help us build the next generation of TTS voices in new languages.
We have open positions for TTS Language Engineers for the following languages:
French and Italian

You will be helping with technical tasks involved in creating a speech
synthesiser in your language. This includes:
- Developing rules for a text normalisation system
- Large scale data mining
- Customising language building tools for your language
- TTS quality evaluation

Required Skills:
- Computational Linguistics/Computer Science graduate (or closely related
discipline)
- Native speaker of French or Italian
- Proficiency in Unix/Python/C++
- 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. The positions are based in our London office. Contract
term: 6 months, with a possibility for extension.



Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: tts_jobs at google.com 
Contact Information:
	Neil Berry 
	Email: tts_jobs at google.com 





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