Computational Linguist – German

Full time Welocalize in E-Learning | Publishing
  • Santa Clara, United States View on Map
  • Post Date: September 4, 2019
  • Apply Before : October 18, 2019
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  • Experience Level Associate
  • Work From Home No

Job Description

You will be part of the NLU platform team and solve applied problems in Natural
Language Understanding, by leveraging linguistic/ statistical concepts and core
machine learning/ AI tools and techniques. Opportunity to learn, work and
contribute to the innovative and enterprise-grade NLU and AI engine.
Ideal candidates have the experience and passion for working with language data and the ability to help create, categorize, audit, and improve lexical data.

Specific Responsibilities

    • Design the natural language processing components by enhancing core NLU algorithms
    • Create and commit speech patches; reviewing tests and identifying fixes; recording audio and creating audio tests
    • Create Intent/Entity rules based on Syntax, Semantics and/or Morphology
    • Run regression tools to verify/improve the quality of the NLU capabilities
    • Participate in data collection, annotation, & analysis
    • Collaborate with Engineers & Linguists on a daily basis

Education and Experience

    • Degree in Computational Linguistics or Computer Sciences with strong Linguistic background.
    • Excellent knowledge of structural aspects of the language (syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics)
    • Up to date exposure to popular native culture and the ability to use that knowledge to inform data analysis
    • Natural Language Processing (NLP)/Natural Language Understanding (NLU) experience
    • Familiar with Java, Perl and shell scripting is a plus
    • Experience with Linux, Git, Stanford Core NLP, Virtual Assistant, CFG, Dependency Grammar, & Regex
    • Experience working in Agile/Scrum environment is desired
    • Knowledge in algorithms and data structures and implementing them in Java is a plus

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