LINGUIST List 29.1266

Wed Mar 21 2018

Jobs: English; Arabic; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation: Language Engineer, Adecco

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 21-Mar-2018
From: Nicola Isaacs <>
Subject: English; Arabic; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation: Language Engineer, Adecco, London, UK
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University or Organization: Adecco
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Title: Language Engineer

Job Rank: Language Engineer (Arabic Speaking)

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation; English & proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            English (eng)


Looking to fill the role ASAP.

The Text To Speech team is looking for a Language Engineer who can help 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 several languages;
4. Text-to-Speech quality evaluation and testing

1. Recent Computer Science graduate or closely related discipline;
2. Fluent speaker of English and Arabic. Proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic (اللغة العربية الفصحى الحديثة‎) and vowel restoration (الحركات والتشكيل) is required;
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 are a plus

This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology in a dynamic team of world-class experts.

Only accepting applicants eligible to work in the UK. Please provide details of eligibility in email.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Miss Nicola Isaacs
Phone: 0207 659 3231

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