LINGUIST List 32.3705

Tue Nov 23 2021

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist: Contract, possibly remote, willing to train, LinkedIn

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 23-Nov-2021
From: Sunny Yoon <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist: Contract, possibly remote, willing to train, LinkedIn, Mountain View, CA, USA or Remote
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University or Organization: LinkedIn
Job Location: California, USA (Telecommute)
Job Title: Computational Linguist: Contract, possibly remote, willing to train

Job Rank: Computational Linguist; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


We are seeking candidates to join a diverse and interdisciplinary team of machine learning researchers, software engineers, linguists, and data scientists to develop products powered by machine learning and natural language processing.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about applying their linguistic expertise to solve interesting problems. This position is a full-time contractor role based in our office in Mountain View, CA. Team members enjoy flexible scheduling, a supportive work environment, a collaborative environment allowing for ownership and growth, as well as opportunity remote work.

Responsibilities of this role:
- Apply NLP to improve multilingual products for better search and language understanding
- Capture requirements, create guidelines and golden data sets to run crowd-sourced linguistic jobs
- Generate rule/grammar-based linguistic training data to quickly scale human effort
- Annotate linguistic data in rapid iterations to train and tweak model features
- Provide linguistic insight to help create a knowledge base and develop taxonomies
- Create documentation and guidelines for standard procedures of internal processes
- Research new methodologies for process and product improvement

Required Qualifications:
- Degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Philosophy, Mathematics or equivalent experience
- Ability to breakdown complex linguistic data requirements into concise, clear instructions
- Strong problem solving, conceptual thinking, and communication skills
- Comfort working in a rapidly changing environment under tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:
- Knowledge of Python, regular expressions, machine learning, tools for natural language processing
- Knowledge of foreign languages, especially French, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese or Hindi
- Experience with crowdsourcing platforms such as Appen, Amazon Mechanical Turk

Please peruse the job post and apply at the application link below. Note that we have more than one opening.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Sunny Yoon

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