25.3889, Jobs: Czech; Slovak; Ukranian; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Speech Linguistic Project Manager, Employment Agency Contracting for Google

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Subject: 25.3889, Jobs: Czech; Slovak; Ukranian; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Speech Linguistic Project Manager, Employment Agency Contracting for Google

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Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:51:30
From: Alexander Balabanov [abalabanov at google.com]
Subject: Czech; Slovak; Ukranian; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Speech Linguistic Project Manager, 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: Speech Linguistic Project Manager
Job Rank: Manager; Speech Linguistic Project Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics 

Required Language(s): Czech (ces)
                      Slovak (slk) 
                      Ukrainian (ukr) 

Description:

Positions are available for Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian.

As a Linguistic Project Manager and a native-level speaker of one of the
target languages, you will oversee and manage all work related to achieving
high data quality for speech projects in your own language.

You will be based in London, UK, managing a team of Speech Data Evaluators and
working on a number of projects towards TTS synthesis.

This includes:
- Training, managing and overseeing the work of your team
- Creating verbalisation rules, such as expanding URLs, email addresses,
numbers
- Creating annotation conventions
- Evaluating data quality
- Providing expertise on pronunciation and phonotactics
- Working with QA tools according to given guidelines and using in-house tools

Job requirements:
- Native-level speaker of one of the target languages (with good command of
the standard dialect) and fluent in English
- Must have attended elementary school in the country where the language is
spoken
- Keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of the
language’s phonology
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an -interest in
current speech, mobile, and online technology
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good organizational skills
- Previous project management and people management experience
- Previous experience with speech/NLP-related projects a plus
- Advanced degree in Linguistics preferred; experience with Computational
Linguistics a plus
- Also a plus: proficiency with HTML, XML, and some programming language;
previous experience working in a Linux environment

Project duration: 6-11 months (with potential for extension)
**This is not a permanent position but a contract position through an
employment agency. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the
EU.**

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English
(PDF format preferred) with “Speech Linguistic Project Manager <language>” in
the subject line.



Application Deadline: 02-Mar-2015 (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: tts_jobs at google.com 
Contact Information:
	Alexander Balabanov 
	Email: abalabanov at google.com 
	Phone: 447546847007 





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