24.4649, Jobs: Indonesian; Comp Ling; Speech Technology; TTS: TTS Language Engineer, Employment Agency Contracting for Google

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Subject: 24.4649, Jobs: Indonesian; Comp Ling; Speech Technology; TTS: TTS Language Engineer, Employment Agency Contracting for Google

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Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:40:37
From: Caroline Piercy [tts-jobs at google.com]
Subject: Indonesian; 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
Job Rank: TTS Language Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Speech Technology; TTS

Required Language(s): Indonesian (ind)

Description:

We're currently looking for a Language Engineer to help build a TTS voice in Indonesian.

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

Requirements:
1. Recent CS or Computational Linguistics graduate or closely related discipline
2. Native-level speaker of Indonesian 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.

Contact: tts_jobs at google.com


Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: tts_jobs at google.com 
Contact Information:
	Caroline Piercy 
	Email: tts-jobs at google.com 





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