The TTS team at Google is looking for a Language Engineer to help build a TTS voice in Finnish.
You will be helping with technical tasks involved in creating a speech synthesizer in your language. This includes:
1. Developing rules for a text normalization system; 2. Large scale data mining; 3. Customizing language building tools for Finnish 4. Text-to-Speech quality evaluation and testing
Requirements: 1. Recent Computer Science graduate or closely related discipline 2. Native Finnish speaker and fluent in English. 3. Proficiency in Unix/Version Control System and a modern programming language (Python/C++ preferred) 4. Ability to build and understand regular expressions 5. Interest in data mining and natural language processing a plus
This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology in a dynamic team of world-class experts.
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 UK.**
For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Language Engineer Finnish" in the subject line.
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: tts_jobs_at_google.com