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LINGUIST List 19.1455

Wed Apr 30 2008

Jobs: General Linguistics: Linguist/Project Manager, Sensory, Inc.

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        1.    MIna Wong, General Linguistics: Linguist/Project Manager, Sensory, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA


Message 1: General Linguistics: Linguist/Project Manager, Sensory, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Date: 30-Apr-2008
From: MIna Wong <mwongsensoryinc.com>
Subject: General Linguistics: Linguist/Project Manager, Sensory, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA
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University or Organization: Sensory, Inc.
Department: Linguistics/Project Mgmt
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.sensoryinc.com
Job Rank: Linguist/Project Manager

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

Qualifications:

Seeking Linguist with project management skills. Must be business oriented,
able to juggle multiple projects and priorities, and be very organized.
Must be a fast learner with keen interest in phonetics, phonology and
technical concepts.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

- Serve as a primary contact for customer projects.
- Keep detailed records and reports.
- Take responsibility for resolving project issues as they arise. Schedule
and/or attend conference calls with international partners.
- Work with with US and international partners to deliver project
deliverables on schedule.
- Work with Sensory engineers to deliver internal project deliverables on
schedule.
- Create and/or review product flowcharts.
- Develop and test SI recognition sets/speech synthesis for customer projects.
- Recruit participants for QA testing of customer and internal products.
- Recruit and record participants for data collection projects/and or
customer projects.
- Test and review customer products throughout lifecycle.
- Assist with QA testing of Sensory's QT2SI (Quick
Text-to-Speaker-Independent) recognition tool / provide feedback and bug
reports to Engineering.
- Perform phonetic/phonological analysis for ASR & TTS engines such as
identifying language specific phonological rules and inventories.
- Research and acquire resources needed to develop ASR & TTS engines.
(Identify existing databases for ASR training use and negotiate terms and
agreements with source.)
- Research and prepare lexicons for new planned languages (includes writing
phonology rules for adults and children, mapping SAMPA/DARPAbet/IPA
transcriptions to WorldBet, correcting and converting phonemic
transcriptions to phonetic realizations, etc.)

Requirements and Preferences:

- 1-5 years total job experience with demonstrated interest in linguistics,
and project/product management
- Fluency in at least one foreign language.
- Excellent understanding of phonological and phonetic concepts. Computer
literate (windows, DOS) and experience with Microsoft applications.
- Audio editing experience a plus - (using tools such as Adobe Audition,
Peak, Sound Forge, etc.).
- B.A./B.S. in Linguist required; M.A in Linguistics preferred

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
HR Department
575 N. Pastoria Ave.
Sunnyvale, US 94062
USA
Email Address for Applications: jobssensoryinc.com
Contact Information:
HR
Email: jobssensoryinc.com
Fax: 408-331-0999
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