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Modified: German; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Ivona Software an Amazon company, Gdynia, Poland


Employer: Ivona Software an Amazon company
Development Center Gdynia
http://www.ivona.com
Job Location: Gdynia, Poland
Title: Computational Linguist - German
Rank: Consultant
Other
Computational Linguist
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Specialty: German
LL Issue: 25.3301
Date Submitted: 11-Jun-2014
Job Description: As a Linguist for German you will work alongside Software Developers
and Audio Engineers who are subject matter experts in speech
synthesis and related fields to define and fulfill linguistic data needs.
You will be working on tasks to help record German audio data with a
professional voice talent and assist in producing TTS voices. You will
help the TTS team with linguistic expertise throughout the whole voice
building process.

Project duration: 6-7 months with potential for extension.

The tasks include:
- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data,
- Monitoring the recording process of German TTS voices
- Creating test cases for natural language processing modules,
- Labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features,
- Validating the quality of the recording data
- Testing TTS voices

Requirements:
- Native speaker of German and fluent in English,
- Solid communication skills,
- Strong personal interest in language technology,
- Attention to details and good organizational skills.
- Comfort with multiple computing platforms (Unix, Mac, Windows),
- Knowledge of scripting languages a plus (Perl, Python),
- Attention to details and good organizational skills.
- Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic
work environment.

This position is based in the Ivona Software headquarters in Gdynia,
Poland.
Application Deadline:
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL: http://www.ivona.com/us/jobs/
Contact Information: Bartosz  Kwiatkowski , Technical Recruiter
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