LINGUIST List 31.1007

Sat Mar 14 2020

Jobs: General Linguistics: Linguist, AppTek, Crystal City, USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 12-Mar-2020
From: Lewellyn <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Linguist, AppTek, Crystal City, USA
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University or Organization: AppTek
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Linguist

Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


AppTek is a leader in Automatic Speech Recognition and Machine Translation, provided via the cloud or on-premise to a variety of markets, such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business and others across the globe. Featuring scientists and research engineers who are recognized amongst the best and most experienced in the world, we use deep neural networks, artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop the highest quality real-time streaming and batch language technology solutions in the industry, across a wide array of languages, dialects, and channels.

We currently have a Linguistics position open in Crystal City, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Data analysis, development, maintenance & documentation:
o Analyze data from languages worldwide
o Analyze variation in personal names
o Develop new data and data subsets
o Ensure data quality
o Identify data discrepancies
o Document nature of data, data development procedures
- Analyze writing systems and their romanizations and transliterations
- Support Algorithm development, analysis, maintenance & training for:
o Automatic language/culture/region identification
o Name-checking
o Quality assurance testing


- MS/PhD in Linguistics
- Preferred: advanced knowledge of a language using a common non-Roman script such as Arabic/Persian, Chinese, Korean, Cyrillic, etc.
Must be U.S. citizen capable of obtaining a Secret clearance.

Respond to:

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

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