24.2047, Jobs: Spanish; General Ling: Speech Data Evaluator, Google

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Subject: 24.2047, Jobs: Spanish; General Ling: Speech Data Evaluator, Google

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Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 12:58:53
From: Ara Kim [DataOpsMan at gmail.com]
Subject: Spanish; General Linguistics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google, California, USA

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University or Organization: Google 
Department: Speech
Job Location: California, USA 
Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of MX Spanish, you will
be part of a team based in an office location in Los Angeles, CA, 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.

This includes:
- Classifying and annotating linguistic data
- Transcription
- 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 MX Spanish (with good command of the standard
dialect) and fluent in 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: 9-12 months. 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 [MX Spanish]" in the
subject line.



Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: DataOpsMan at gmail.com 
Contact Information:
	Ara Kim 
	Email: DataOpsMan at gmail.com 





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