The main responsibility of a Senior Linguist is to provide linguistic and technical leadership for the execution of projects for Appen's clients. The Senior Linguist applies their expert knowledge of complex languages and linguistic phenomena, strong technical skills and keen attention to detail to support the delivery of projects to quality expectations, timelines, and budget. The Senior Linguist applies strong problem-solving and communication skills to train new team members, design solutions for new projects, and create and implement tool and process improvements.
The role includes but is not limited to the following duties and responsibilities:
Qualifications and Experience
Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen brings over 20 years of experience capturing and enriching a wide variety of data types including speech, text, image and video. With deep expertise in more than 180 languages and access to a global crowd of over 1 million skilled contractors, Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies — as well as governments worldwide — to help them develop, enhance and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning.
At Appen, we value performance, honesty, humility, and grit. We persevere and remain focused, whilst maintaining agility to achieve quality outcomes and exceed expectations. We’re truth tellers – respectfully of course. We take accountability for our actions and believe in giving and receiving direct feedback. We give credit where credit is due and show gratitude to others for their contributions. We seek diverse perspectives as we recognize the value in teamwork and collaboration. Through grit, we take ownership, and we don’t give up.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.