27.3618, Jobs: English; French; German; Italian; Computational Linguistics: Language Engineer, Adecco

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Subject: 27.3618, Jobs: English; French; German; Italian; Computational Linguistics: Language Engineer, Adecco

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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:54:27
From: Stephanie Wilson-Pink [steph.wilson-pink at adecco.co.uk]
Subject: English; French; German; Italian; Computational Linguistics: Language Engineer, Adecco, London, United Kingdom

 
University or Organization: Adecco 
Job Location: London, Kings Cross, United Kingdom 
Job Title: Language Engineer
Job Rank: Language Engineer; Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                      French (fra) 
                      German (deu) 
                      Italian (ita) 

Description:

Language Engineer – English

This position is based in the UK and cannot be performed remotely. Please note
Adecco cannot offer sponsorship for this opportunity.

6-11 months (with potential for extension) 
London, Kings Cross
19.23/Hr GBP (PAYE) before tax
40/Wk

The TTS team at Google are looking for a Language Engineer to help improve
synthesis in English and preferably other languages (German, French, Italian).

You will be helping with technical tasks involved in creating a speech
synthesizer. This includes: 

-  Developing rules for a text normalization system

- Large scale data mining

- Customizing building tools for multiple languages

- Text-to-Speech quality evaluation and testing 

Requirements: 

- Computer Science background or closely related discipline 

- Fluent speaker of English; knowledge of other languages (e.g. German,
French, Italian) is a plus 

- Proficiency in Unix and Version Control System and a modern programming
language (Python/C++ preferred) 

- Ability to build and understand regular expressions

- 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.



Application Deadline: 14-Mar-2017 (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: steph.wilson-pink at adecco.co.uk 
Contact Information:
	Miss Stephanie Wilson-Pink 
	Email: steph.wilson-pink at adecco.co.uk 


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