French or Italian Linguist

San Francisco
California
Contract
Translator, Editor & Interpreter
United States

Our Fortune 100 client is looking for a French OR Italian speaking Linguist to help setting strategic vision for data-based model and product improvements.

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide linguistic expertise in the areas of phonetics, phonology, lexicography, dialectology, and NLP.
• Build datasets, run, and modify data pipelines, and train, analyze, evaluate machine learning models.
• Build rules in rule-based systems and improve data quality/coverage with scripts when needed to improve ML models. .
• Clearly communicate with project stakeholders.
• Identify best practices and improve procedures across data systems.
• Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams, conversation designers, researchers, engineers, and product managers to improve a digital assistant.
• Share work and give feedback to teammates.

Skills:
• Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, dialectology, and other areas of linguistics.
• Experience of analyzing language data, solving language issues.
• Intermediate or advanced Python, SQL skills and solid Regex knowledge.
• Self-motivated and stay on top of owned areas proactively.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
• Team player and comfortable with fast-paced workflow.
• Take responsibility for task completion and schedule and be diligent to achieve the goals.
• Able to work in not-fully-defined projects/space and proactively debug and seek out solutions.

Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in linguistics, language technologies, computational linguistics, speech science, or related field.
• Native or advanced language skills in French or Italian is a must.
• Intermediate/advanced language skills on Spanish, India languages, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, German is a plus.

Please submit a WORD resume to Jeanne, [email protected] to be considered for this role or to request additional information. 
We offer a referral bonus if you refer a colleague who is hired.  Anzu Global is also actively seeking candidates with experience in Artificial Intelligence AI, Natural Language Processing NLP, Machine Learning ML, and Computational Linguistics.

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