[Corpora-List] Job opening for Speech Linguistic Project Manager

Sibel Ciddi sciddi at coli.uni-saarland.de
Mon Apr 7 16:18:20 CEST 2014

Speech Linguistic Project Manager

Job description:

As a Linguistic Project Manager and a native-level speaker of Arabic or Hindi, you will oversee and manage all work related to achieving high data quality for speech projects in your own language.

You will be based in London, managing a team of Speech Data Evaluators and working on a number of projects towards TTS synthesis.

This includes: training, managing and overseeing the work of your team creating verbalization rules, such as expanding URLs, email addresses, numbers creating annotation conventions evaluating data quality providing expertise on pronunciation and phonotactics working with QA tools according to given guidelines and using in-house tools

Job requirements: native-level speaker of Arabic or Hindi (with good command of the standard dialect) and fluent in English must have attended elementary school in the country where the language is spoken keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of the language’s phonology ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in current speech,mobile and online technology excellent oral and written communication skills good organizational skills previous project management and people management experience previous experience with speech/NLP-related projects a plus advanced degree in Linguistics preferred; experience with Computational Linguistics a plus also a plus: proficiency with HTML, XML, and some programming language; previous experience working in a Linux environment

Project duration: 6-11 months (with potential for extension) **This is not a permanent position but a contract position through an employment agency. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the EU.**

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Speech Linguistic Project Manager [Arabic or Hindi]" in the subject line.

Email Address for applications: tts_jobs at google.com Contact information: Sofia Bernardo Closing date: open until filled

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