Appen

  • Burmese - Linguist L1 - On Demand

    Job Locations Remote-Remote
    Posted Date 1 year ago(1/11/2017 3:38 AM)
    ID
    2017-1067
    Category
    Linguist
  • Overview

    Appen is creating a pool of qualified Linguists/Computational linguists whose primary language is Burmese, for on-going linguistic projects. If you have academic degree in linguistics or similar language, field and if you are interested in joining our company for contract work, please complete the details of the registration. Once we have a project that matches your skillset, we'll approach you with further details.

     

    In order to properly assess your skills and match you with the projects, we will ask you to complete linguistic and technical screeners.

     

     Most of our opportunities are work-from-home and contract based.

     

    The projects are an exciting and challenging opportunity to help develop world-class linguistic software.

     

    Linguistic skills should include one or all of the following: phonetics, phonology, prosody, grammar, syntax, morphology, computational. The candidates should be familiar with linguistic tools, and language technology applications.

     

    Location: Global

     

    Tasks

    • Development: Use regular expression formalisms (symbolic language and logical operations), write or edit rules for grammar, phonology or other purposes.
    • Project Management: Triage and review, project scheduling.
    • Test: Test lexicons, evaluate test results. Evaluate design and implementation of grammar rules; using logical operators and symbolic language, develop patterns for testing application of the rules.
    • Documentation: Using strong English language skills, linguistic and technical expertise, document tools and processes.

     

    Requirements

    • Bachelor degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics (or higher)
    • Speaker of Burmese as primary language
    • High proficiency in English
    • Excellent technical skills
    • Linguistic skills should include morphology and syntax
    • Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail
    • Aptitude for computational tasks, e.g., use concordance (linguistic) tools, and run command lines, write scripts, experience with advanced use of applications such as Excel macros, etc.

     

    Please include with your application: your CV/resume; details of any language qualifications you hold; your availability

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