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Appen is seeking resumes of native UKE linguists based in the UK, to work on development of the client's TTS engine. The successful candidate will be working in Cork, Ireland. Relocation and accommodation will be paid, and costs of daily meals refunded for qualified candidates residing within UK.
The role is to start early April and contract will last through the end of May with possibility of extension. Our client is a major international technology developer. Successful candidate will be working on their UK English TTS voice development.
Strong technical skills are required, as per the specifications below.
Anyone interested would need to send a CV with an added section at the top addressing these key qualifications explicitly:
•Solid understanding of phonetic notation such as IPA, SAMPA or CMU
•Ability to phonetically transcribe audio / speech accurately as well as verify accuracy of existing phonetic transcriptions
•Ability to write basic scripts in Python
•Comfortable with Linux tools such as Bash, Git and Grep
•Native speaker of UK English with high degree of familiarity with local people, place names and other frequent local terms