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LINGUIST List 23.3736

Thu Sep 06 2012

Jobs: Hindi; Comp Ling; Lexicography; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Ling; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP): Speech Linguistic Project Manager, Google Inc.

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Sep-2012
From: Linne Ha <DataOpsMangmail.com>
Subject: Hindi; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP): Speech Linguistic Project Manager, Google Inc., Bangalore, India
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University or Organization: Google Inc.
Department: Speech
Job Location: Bangalore, India
Web Address: http://www.google.com
Job Rank: Speech Linguistic Project Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP)

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)

Description:

Speech Linguistic Project Manager, Hindi, Bangalore

Job Description:
As a Linguistic Project Manager and a native-level speaker of Hindi, 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 the Bangalore office managing a team of Data
Evaluators and working on a number of projects towards Speech research:
ASR, TTS, and NLP

This Includes:
- Managing and overseeing the work of your team
- Creating verbalisation rules, such as expanding URLs, email addresses,
numbers
- Providing expertise on pronunciation and phonotactics
- Building and maintaining a database of speech recognition patterns
- Creating pronunciations for new lexicon entries, maintaining the lexicon
- 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
- Keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of the
language's phonology
- Must have attended elementary school in the country where the language is
spoken
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good organizational skills, previous experience in managing external
resources
- Previous experience with speech/NLP-related projects a plus
- Advanced degree in Linguistics; Computational Linguistics preferred
- Also a plus: proficiency with HTML, XML, and some programming
language; previous experience working in a Linux environment

Project duration: 11 months

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in
English (PDF format preferred) with 'Speech Linguistic Project Manager,
Hindi' in the subject line to the application email address below.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2013 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: DataOpsMangmail.com
Contact Information:
Linne Ha
Email: DataOpsMangmail.com

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