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Job Locations PH-Cavite
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/3/2021 8:58 AM)
Responsibilities - Design, build and implement custom solutions to process large amounts of data through the Appen Data Annotation Platform - Provide technical recommendations as a “trusted advisor” to internal and external stakeholders with a “customer first” mentality - Partner with Customer Success and Managed Services Teams as the technical liaison to deliver projects, drive adoption, minimize churn and drive renewals - Collaborate closely with Product and Engineering teams to influence product roadmap based on market/customer requirements - Travel to customer on sites as needed (post COVID-19)    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Ability to break down complex problems and resolve through customer consultation and execution. - Strong communication skills, including the ability to relate complicated concepts to both non-technical and technical audiences - Ability to effectively manage multiple conflicting priorities, respond promptly and manage time effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment - Working knowledge of scripting and coding, database querying, and web development (e.g. Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and SQL)    Qualifications and Experience - Minimum 3 years of implementation experience and/or in a technical customer-facing role - Nice To Have Skills: - B.S. in Computer Science or Technical Bootcamp Equivalent - Knowledge of ETL and ETL workflows - Exposure to AWS Cloud Services, such as S3 and Lambda - Experience building Executive-level and customer-facing dashboards and analysis   If this resonates with you, or if you feel like you would excel in the role, apply now!   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.   About Appen Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.    
ID
2021-5244
City
Cavite
Job Locations SA-Remote
Posted Date 6 months ago(1/3/2021 6:39 PM)
We are looking for an Arabic Linguist for a project that is currently in progress and is expected to continue through at least February 2021   The work requires an Arabic linguist (any dialect) to collate a list of “offensive” Arabic terms and then to review the existing Thesaurus for any word pairings that include those terms and to remove any potentially offensive word pairings. Some basic computational skills are required, but this aspect is well-supported by the project supervisors, so the main requirement is NS linguistics. Effort-wise, it will require 30-40 hours per week for approx. 3 weeks, starting as soon as possible.   Quaifications: - Native Arabic speaker - Bachelors Degree in Linguistics, or related  - Fomal Linguistics experience - Amenable to work remote for 30-40 hours weekly for 2 months, approximately 3 weeks starting asap About Appen   Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.  
ID
2021-5222
City
Remote
Job Locations MT-Remote
Posted Date 7 months ago(11/24/2020 7:15 PM)
We are seeking Maltese QA Linguists for a project that is currently in progress and is expected to continue through at least January 2021   Qualifications:   This project involves imporving a Maltese-language speller and need someone to QA the development work as the team go.  - Native Maltese speaker - Bachelors Degree in Linguistics, or related  - Fomal Linguistics experience - Amenable to work remote for 5-10 hours weekly for 2 months  About Appen   Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.  
ID
2020-5192
City
Remote
Job Locations NL-Remote
Posted Date 7 months ago(11/13/2020 7:24 PM)
We are seeking Dutch linguists for a project that is currently in progress and is expected to continue through at least March 2021, with a possibility of further work beyond that.   Qualifications:   This project involves developing a style and grammar checker for Dutch word-processing using our client’s software. We have Dev (development) and QA (quality assurance) positions available.   Requirements:   Native Dutch speakers with strong knowledge of Dutch morphology and syntax, and high proficiency in English.   Dev (Development)   Additionally requires strong computational skills, particularly familiarity with regexes (regular expressions), an aptitude for learning to use new software, and a commitment of 25-40 hours/week. The main tasks consist of corpora-based research, specification development, rule implementation using client software, and bug fixing.   QA (Quality Assurance)   Computational, and requires a commitment of approximately 15 hours per week. The main tasks consist of test set development, performance testing, and bug reporting.   About Appen   Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.      
ID
2020-5183
City
Remote
Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 9 months ago(10/6/2020 5:24 PM)
Become a specialist on natural language understanding (NLU) and help build state-of-the-art AI systems!     Project Summary Your task is to work with Appen’s client to produce high quality natural language data and manage a team of annotators. You will help manage annotation workflows and manage all associated tasks as a member of a multi-language NLU team. Your inputs will be used to develop better natural language understanding systems for Italian.   This is an AI Specialist project. Our team’s mission is to deliver the best data solutions and expertise to developers of AI for communication, driven by our passion for innovation and our love of languages.     Responsibilities - Localize guidelines - Manage workflows - Receive, set up, distribute and deliver data sets - Set up FAQ and Q&A documents - Field annotator questions and monitor chats - Monitor and improve annotation quality - Report task related metrics - Work closely with the NLU team and project manager   Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Technologies, Computer Sciences, or related field - Interest in practical as well as theoretical linguistics, especially syntax, semantics, and pragmatics - Facility with computers and software applications. - Ability to adapt to changing requirements, priorities, and revisions - Cooperative, solution-oriented attitude - Eagerness to learn new skills and work quickly - Analytic mindset with strong attention to detail - Ability to review examples and apply rules to data - Native speaker of Italian, professional English skill level Qualifications and Experience - Advanced degree and/or industry experience - Experience working remotely - NLU annotation experience 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.   About Appen   Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.    
ID
2020-5133
City
Remote
Job Locations PH-Cavite
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/28/2021 10:03 PM)
Responsibilities - Job that entails placing a bounding box or a demarcation line around a specified object, which at times might require identifying the marked object based on a pre-defined criteria in some cases, there will be a requirement to sequentially arrange the marked objects relative to distance (from the viewer)    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - At least High School graduate or any computer related course - Can navigate computer - Photoshop, video editing, Autocad skills, spatial aptitude, analytical skills, keen attention to details is an advantage - Experience in annotation, graphic designing and Autocad is a plus - Must be willing to work within Imus, Cavite - Open for seasonal or short-term work   If this resonates with you, or if you feel like you would excel in the role, apply now!   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.   About Appen Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.    
ID
2020-5121
City
Cavite
Job Locations PH-Cavite
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/20/2021 12:29 AM)
Responsibilities - The main task involves transcribing or typing the exact text or word from an audio recording.  Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - At least 2 yrs in College - Preferably who work or education experience in a language-related field such as Journalism, Editing, Literature, Linguistics, Communication, etc. - Can navigate computer - Excellent listening skills - Fluent English Communication Skills (both written and verbal) - Experience in Transcribing is an advantage - Experience in BPO US Account, Online Sales, Online Teaching, English Tutor is an advantage - Must be willing to work within Imus, Cavite - Open for seasonal or short-term work If this resonates with you, or if you feel like you would excel in the role, apply now!   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.   About Appen Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.  
ID
2020-5120
City
Cavite
Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 9 months ago(9/29/2020 4:55 PM)
  Process language data to help build state of the art text-to speech AI models!     Project Summary   Appen is looking for a phonetician or linguist to help process language data for text-to-speech and speech recognition techonlogies.  The ideal candidate has experience with phonemic transciption and speech data evaluation and must be a native speaker of US English.   This is an AI Specialist project. Our team’s mission is to deliver the best data solutions and expertise to developers of AI for communication, driven by our passion for innovation and our love of languages.     Estimated Project Duration: 6 months, full-time     Responsibilities - Review and produce highly accurate word spelling and phonemic transcriptions - Develop and/or improve transcription guidelines - Evaluate speech data for dialectal variation - Handle data transfers between internal and external tools and curate audio, text, and spectrograms for text-to-speech recording sessions.   Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - A Degree in Linguistics, Speech Science or related field - Experience/interest in linguistics, especially phonology, phonetics, dialectology - Native speaker of US English - Experience/proficiency with transcription systems (such as SAMPA, IPA) - Praat and/or equivalent familiarity with spectrograms - Collaborative and solution oriented attitude - Ability to quickly learn new skills and adapt to a changing environment - Ability to focus on a single task for multiple hours - Strong attention to detail - Communicates clearly verbally and via email   Qualifications and Experience - Advanced degree and/or industry experience - Fluency in two or more natural languages - Location in the San Francisco Bay Area is a bonus     Application Process   Candidates will be screened for eligibility and asked to submit a linguistic screener. Successful candidates will be interviewed.   If this resonates with you, or if you feel like you would excel in the role, apply now!   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.   About Appen Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.    
ID
2020-5115
City
Remote
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 9 months ago(9/23/2020 12:55 PM)
Don’t see an suitable linguistic role but would like us to know about you when positions become available? Submit your resume here and you will be placed in our database for future consideration.   Appen’s linguistic openings – linguists, computational linguists, project managers, phoneticians - are with the AI Specialist Team.Our professional linguists offer a range of services including pronunciation lexicons, automatic speech recognition transcription, machine translation, and more. Our team’s mission is to deliver the best data solutions and expertise to developers of AI for communication, driven by our passion for innovation and our love of languages.   Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.    
ID
2020-5114
City
San Francisco
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 10 months ago(8/27/2020 12:58 AM)
Position Summary Become a specialist on natural language generation and help build state-of-the-art AI systems. Your inputs will be used to develop better natural language understanding systems for British English and Spanish-US.   Duration: 6 months fixed-term employee, part-time Payment: This is a salaried position, compensation to be determined based on skills and past experience.   Successful candidates must be able to work at client sites in the San Francisco Bay Area once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. We are looking for native speakers of the languages listed below: - English (United Kingdom)  - Spanish (United States)   Responsibilities - Work with Appen's client to produce high quality natural language and mark it up with annotations that provide information about the semantics/meaning of natural language text - Use categories such as domains, intents, and slots to mark words and phrases in text utterances - Manage and track changes in the scenario database - Review and update annotation guidelines and guard data quality Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Technologies, Computer Sciences, or related field - Interest in practical as well as theoretical linguistics, especially syntax, semantics, and pragmatics - Facility with computers and software applications. - Familiarity with basic Python, SQL and script writing - Ability to adapt to changing requirements, priorities, and revisions - Cooperative, solution-oriented attitude - Eagerness to learn new skills and work quickly - Analytic mindset with strong attention to detail - Ability to review examples and apply rules to data - Native-level proficiency in the target language  Qualifications and Experience - Advanced degree and/or industry experience - Experience working remotely - NLG annotation experience If this resonates with you, or if you feel like you would excel in the role, apply now!   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.   About Appen   Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.    
ID
2020-5096
City
San Francisco
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 10 months ago(8/27/2020 12:58 AM)
Position Summary Become a specialist on natural language generation and help build state-of-the-art AI systems. Your inputs will be used to develop better natural language understanding systems for Spanish-US.   Duration: 6 months fixed-term employee, part-time Payment: This is a salaried position, compensation to be determined based on skills and past experience.   Successful candidates must be able to work at client sites in the San Francisco Bay Area once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.   Responsibilities - Work with Appen's client to produce high quality natural language and mark it up with annotations that provide information about the semantics/meaning of natural language text - Use categories such as domains, intents, and slots to mark words and phrases in text utterances - Manage and track changes in the scenario database - Review and update annotation guidelines and guard data quality Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Technologies, Computer Sciences, or related field - Interest in practical as well as theoretical linguistics, especially syntax, semantics, and pragmatics - Facility with computers and software applications. - Familiarity with basic Python, SQL and script writing - Ability to adapt to changing requirements, priorities, and revisions - Cooperative, solution-oriented attitude - Eagerness to learn new skills and work quickly - Analytic mindset with strong attention to detail - Ability to review examples and apply rules to data - Native speaker of Spanish-US  Qualifications and Experience - Advanced degree and/or industry experience - Experience working remotely - NLG annotation experience If this resonates with you, or if you feel like you would excel in the role, apply now!   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.   About Appen   Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.    
ID
2020-5095
City
San Francisco
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 10 months ago(8/26/2020 12:26 PM)
Position Summary   Become a specialist on natural language generation and help build state-of-the-art AI systems. Your inputs will be used to develop better natural language understanding systems for British English.   Duration: 6 months fixed-term employee, part-time Payment: This is a salaried position, compensation to be determined based on skills and past experience.   Successful candidates must be able to work at client sites in the San Francisco Bay Area once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.   Responsibilities - Work with Appen's client to produce high quality natural language and mark it up with annotations that provide information about the semantics/meaning of natural language text - Use categories such as domains, intents, and slots to mark words and phrases in text utterances - Manage and track changes in the scenario database - Review and update annotation guidelines and guard data quality Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Technologies, Computer Sciences, or related field - Interest in practical as well as theoretical linguistics, especially syntax, semantics, and pragmatics - Facility with computers and software applications. - Familiarity with basic Python, SQL and script writing - Ability to adapt to changing requirements, priorities, and revisions - Cooperative, solution-oriented attitude - Eagerness to learn new skills and work quickly - Analytic mindset with strong attention to detail - Ability to review examples and apply rules to data - Native speaker of British English  Qualifications and Experience - Advanced degree and/or industry experience - Experience working remotely - NLG annotation experience If this resonates with you, or if you feel like you would excel in the role, apply now!   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.   About Appen   Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.   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.    
ID
2020-5094
City
San Francisco
Job Locations CN-Shanghai | CN-Shanghai | CN-Beijing
Posted Date 1 year ago(4/19/2020 8:25 PM)
Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world in almost every industry. Everyone knows only good training data can produces the best machine learning solutions. However, creating training data with high quality in a scalable way is very challenging and very few companies can do it. The whole AI world is starving for great training data. Appen is the market lead in training data generation field for more than 22 years and generates all kinds of training data like content relevance, image & video, text and audio, as well as data capturing. Appen Tech team is solving the AI data problem by combining the power of human and technology. This world-class and exciting engineering position awaits qualified candidate. This team is responsible for build the most efficient annotation platform to help millions of workers globally to complete their job more efficiently thus generating high quality training data. The platform includes image annotation, video annotation, voice/video transcription, translation, text annotation, Lexington, data capture tools, and preannotation with machine learning. It is an exciting opportunity to make your own mark in the AI data industry! You also get the opportunity to work with our global tech team from Silicon Valley and Sydney. It is a leading data company with a start-up culture. People in the team are friendly, highly motivated, and extremely bright. Our team tries to maintain a work climate of professionalism, innovation, career growth, and fun. And we only want people who wants to make a huge impact to the AI world instead of just a job!   Responsibilities • Build the most efficient annotation platform to help millions of workers globally to complete their job more efficiently thus generating high quality training data. • The platform includes image annotation, video annotation, voice/video transcription, translation, text annotation, Lexington, data capture tools, and pre-annotation with machine learning. • Learn and understand AI data need in those fields and provide best platform to generate high quality data with least human effort. • Drive innovation in modern-architected web and mobile development(both frontend and backend). • Technical lead for new and existing product initiatives, assist with definition of product direction • Define, design, troubleshoot, and debug complex, multi-tier distributed software applications. • Work with manager, engineers, product management and Operation team to design and implement application features. • Estimate engineering effort, plan execution cycles, and rollout system changes   Requirements • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent). • 3+ years’ work experience in software development area, at least 1+ years’ experience on fullstack development. • Experience of modern-architected web and mobile development is preferred. • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms • Excellent problem-solving skills. • Working Experience in Multi-national Company is a plus.   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.
ID
2020-4962
City
Shanghai