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  • Language Engineer/Software Engineer, Australian English Native Speaker

    Job Locations AU-Sydney | US-Remote
    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/26/2017 5:01 PM)
    ID
    2017-2085
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Project Information:
    TTS system development role for Australian English for a major technology developer client.

     • Start Date: Immediate
     • Location:  Sydney

     • Duration: Approximately 6 weeks initially (subject to extension) and possible training in the US for 3 – 4 weeks

     • Hours: Full-time
     • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

    Key Qualifications:
    • Strong preference for some focus or experience in classification, information retrieval, natural language processing, machine learning or related sub-fields
    • Australian English native speaker fluency.
    • Work with minimal supervision, proactive and self-motivated for timely delivery of quality code.
    • Demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities and troubleshooting skills.
    • Engineering experience and interest in diverse technical areas.
    • Clear and compelling communication skills.
    • User driven focus.
     
    Specific responsibilities will include:
    • Developing natural language processing code specific to your language
    • Provide input and suggestions towards innovating new approaches and new product features tailored to your home market
    • Coming up with clever solutions to complex issues
     
    Education:
    B.S/MSc in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields
     
    Preferred Experience/Skills:
    • Native speaker fluency in one or more commercially important natural languages
    • Proven track record in delivering product-quality code.
    • Familiar with Java, perl and shell scripting
    • iOS or Mac OS X development skills.

     

    We will also consider the candidates with following skills for a different task level of the same project:

    • Native Australian English dialect
    • Strong Computational skills, including basic programming (Python), sed, bash, command line, git
    • Linguistic or computational linguistic studies to Honours level or higher, including Phonetics and Phonology

     

    Please make sure to upload your cover letter when applying.

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