LINGUIST List 29.1267

Wed Mar 21 2018

Jobs: Indic languages; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: TTS Linguistic Project Manager, Adecco

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 21-Mar-2018
From: Adecco Victoria <1730.victoriaadecco.co.uk>
Subject: Indic languages; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: TTS Linguistic Project Manager, Adecco, London, UK
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University or Organization: Adecco
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Title: TTS Linguistic Project Manager

Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Indic language other than Hindi, preferably Urdu

Required Language(s): Bengali (ben)
                            Marathi (mar)
                            Tamil (tam)
                            Teluti (tlt)
                            Urdu (urd)

Description:

As a TTS Linguistic Project Manager you will work with a TTS linguist/program manager on coordinating execution of the launch process of new TTS voices (language roll-out) across multiple locales, as well as managing execution maintenance processes for launched voices.

This includes:
- Reviewing and/or creating guidelines for TTS projects involving text processing and audio data evaluation
- Communicating with cross-functional team members to create a schedule and track progress for the launch of new TTS voices
- Define launch timeline and track priorities and deliveries of launch components
- Providing support for launched languages
- Possibly evaluating and analyzing data quality

Job requirements:
- Degree in Linguistics or experience in Phonetics/Phonology or Speech
- Native-like skills in one or preferably more Indic languages, especially Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Gujarati
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to details
- Previous project management experience
- Plus: Some programming language or previous experience working in a Linux environment

Only accepting candidates who already have full eligibility to work in the UK. Please provide these details upon application.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: nicola.isaacsadecco.co.uk
Contact Information:
Miss Nicola Isaacs
Email: nicola.isaacsadecco.co.uk
Phone: +44 0207 659 3231

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