LINGUIST List 27.1532

Fri Apr 01 2016

Jobs: English; Computational Linguistics: Speech Data Ops Engineer, Adecco UK

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Date: 31-Mar-2016
From: Stephanie Wilson-Pink <steph.wilson-pinkadecco.co.uk>
Subject: English; Computational Linguistics: Speech Data Ops Engineer, Adecco UK, London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Adecco UK
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Title: Speech Data Ops Engineer - English (South African, American and/or Nigerian Eng)

Job Rank: Other; Speech Data Ops Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Language Engineer - English speaking (knowledge of South African, American and/or Nigerian Englishes an advantage)

London, Victoria
30.00/Hr GBP (before tax)
6 Months

Our client have a TTs team who are looking for a Language Engineer to help improve synthesis in English.

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

1. Developing rules for a text normalization system;
2. Large scale data mining;
3. Customizing language building tools for [LANGUAGE].
4. Text-to-Speech quality evaluation and testing

Requirements:

1. Recent Computer Science graduate or closely related discipline
2. Native-level speaker of English - knowledge of South African, American and/or Nigerian Englishes an advantage.
3. Proficiency in Unix/Version Control System and a modern programming language (Python/C++ preferred)
4. Ability to build and understand regular expressions
5. 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: 31-Dec-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: steph.wilson-pinkadecco.co.uk
Contact Information:
Miss Stephanie Wilson-Pink
Email: steph.wilson-pinkadecco.co.uk

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