25.3339, Jobs: Japanese; Computational Linguistics: Consultant/Researcher, Ivona Software, an Amazon Company

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Subject: 25.3339, Jobs: Japanese; Computational Linguistics: Consultant/Researcher, Ivona Software, an Amazon Company

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Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:38:17
From: Remus Mois [rmois at amazon.com]
Subject: Japanese; Computational Linguistics: Consultant/Researcher, Ivona Software, an Amazon Company, Cambridge, UK

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University or Organization: Ivona Software, an Amazon Company 
Department: Development Center
Job Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom 
Web Address: http://www.ivona.com
Job Title: Linguist - Japanese language
Job Rank: Consultant; Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics 

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

As a Linguist (Japanese) you will work alongside Software Developers 
who are 
subject matter experts in speech synthesis and related fields to define 
and 
fulfill linguistic data needs (Japanese). You will be working on tasks to 
improve 
natural language processing of TTS. You will help Software Developer 
with 
linguistic expertise throughout the whole language and voice building 
process at 
Ivona.
Project duration: 6-12 months with potential for extension 
and/or 
change of position character from temporary to permanent.

The 
tasks 
include:
- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data,
- Generating 
NLP 
data,
- Creating test cases for natural language processing 
modules,
- 
Labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features,
- 
Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines.
- Comfortable 
working in a 
fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work 
environment.

Requirements:
- Native speaker of Japanese and 
fluent in 
English,
- Solid communication skills,
- Degree in Linguistics, 
Computational 
Linguistics or similar,
- Strong personal interest in learning, 
researching, and 
creating new technologies related to foreign languages, linguistics, 
phonetics 
and language technology,
- Strong personal interest in language 
technology,
- Comfort with multiple computing platforms (Unix, 
Mac, 
Windows), 
- Knowledge of scripting languages a plus (Perl, 
Python),
- 
Attention to details and good organizational skills.

This position 
is based in 
Cambridge, UK.


Application Deadline:  
	  
Email Address for Applications: recruitment at ivona.com 
Contact Information:
	Remus Mois 
	Email: rmois at amazon.com 





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