LINGUIST List 29.3064
Wed Aug 01 2018
English; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Senior Analytical Linguist, Grammarly
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Job Location: New York City, USA
Web Address: https://www.grammarly.com/
Job Title: Senior Analytical Linguist
Job Rank: Senior Analytical Linguist
Specialty Areas: Computational
Linguistics; General Linguistics
At Grammarly, we
believe that everyone should be heard and understood. We know that clear and effective communication
improves people’s lives. We also know that we want to help everyone improve their communication. That’s
why we’ve built an AI-powered communication assistant—to help the world’s 2 billion English speakers
feel heard. So far, we’ve created a product that reaches 10 million people every day. Join us to reach
the next 100 million.
We’re looking for an ambitious Senior Analytical Linguist
to build and lead a team of linguists. At Grammarly, we use a combination of machine learning, deep
learning, and pattern-based methods to drive our high-quality writing feedback. Linguists are essential
to improving the quality of our checks, developing training and evaluation sets for our statistical
approaches, and conducting user experiments. The team you assemble will be the first of its kind at
Grammarly and is critical to driving our data-driven approaches.
At Grammarly, our impact comes
from a strong culture with highly engaged, highly motivated team members. We hire exceptional people and
reward them with trust, autonomy, mentorship, and the freedom to grow into their roles. We’re a
passionate, growing team on a mission to improve lives by improving communication. If you’re up for the
challenge, we would love to meet you!
- Build and lead a team of analytical
linguists who will support our NLP research and product teams.
- Develop long-term strategy and
processes for our data and annotation needs.
- Work with product teams to improve the feedback we
provide to our users.
- Create the best experience for our growing base of Grammarly users.
This is the right opportunity for you if:
- You embody our E.A.G.E.R. values (Ethical,
Adaptable, Gritty, Empathetic, Remarkable).
- You have a Ph.D. in linguistics and at least three
years of industry experience as an analytical linguist or in a closely related field, or a master’s in
linguistics with at least five years of industry experience.
- You are a strong, collaborative
leader who can build a team of linguists devoted to annotation, evaluation, and data quality.
have experience with research processes, qualitative and quantitative analyses, and experimental design.
- You have experience with scripting languages (preferably Python) in a Linux environment.
are able to speak and write English fluently and have a nuanced grasp of English communication and
It almost goes without saying that we’ll offer you:
- Big goals, challenging work,
fast learning cycles, practical training, and meaningful feedback.
- Project exposure and ownership
that impacts our world, users, product, colleagues, and business.
- Health care, 401K, communication
coaching, and great coworkers!
Our commitment to diversity:
The diverse experiences, ideas,
and identities of Grammarly’s team members help us make better decisions and drive great results for our
users. We foster an inclusive work environment that welcomes team members of all backgrounds and
perspectives. As an equal opportunity employer, we evaluate candidates based solely on talents, skills,
and knowledge. Grammarly participates in E-Verify.
To apply, please see the application link
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: https://bit.ly/2EaDCRC
Recruiter Sandra Leboy
Page Updated: 01-Aug-2018