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Job Announcement: Google

Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Speech Linguistic Project Manager, Google, USA


Employer: Google

https://www.google.com/
Job Location: Select State, USA
Title: Speech Linguistic Project Manager
Rank: Other
Speech Linguistic Project Manager
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology
LL Issue: 25.3315
Date Submitted: 19-Aug-2014
Job Description: As a Linguistic Project Manager, you will oversee and manage vendor
projects related to achieving high data quality for speech projects in
various languages.

Location: New York, NY (preferred) or Mountain View, CA

This includes:
- Serving as a liaison with vendors on various campaigns such as large-
scale transcription projects
- Developing and executing plans under a set of implementation and
delivery time constraints
- Creating annotation conventions
- Providing expertise on pronunciation and phonotactics
- Evaluating data quality
- Working with QA tools according to given guidelines and using in-
house tools

Job requirements:
- Previous project management and people management experience
- Good organizational skills
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in
current speech, mobile and online technology
- Keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of the
language’s phonology
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Plus: previous experience with speech/NLP-related projects, 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. Applicants must be
currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.**
Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2014
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: James  Byun
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