Bengali speaking Linguistic Project Manager J405 – Mountain View, CA

The role of the Linguistic Project Manager for NLU (Natural Language Understanding) is to help develop NLU systems in collaboration with computational linguists and linguistic annotators.

Overall Responsibilities:
– Developing NLU systems
– Advising linguistic annotators on how to complete their work
– Refining guidelines for semantic, syntactic and morphological analysis
– Evaluating and analyzing data quality

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
– Reviewing linguistic data and using the data to build NLU systems
– Advising linguistic annotators on how to complete their work
– Assessing NLU system quality and implementing necessary improvements

Required Skills:
– Graduate degree, in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics (In lieu of graduate degree, comparable work experience with undergraduate degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics)
– 1-2 years working on similar tasks in either in an Academic or professional setting
– Near-native level of at least one of the following languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Indonesian, Punjabi, Hindi or Marathi
– Professional fluency in English
– Knowledge of semantics and syntax
– Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
– An interest in natural language processing
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Good organizational skills
– Able to multitask effectively and adjust smoothly to changing priorities

Nice to have skills/Not Required:
– Experience with linguistic annotation in semantics and syntax
– Experience programming or scripting, and working in Linux/Unix environment

For more information contact Jeanne

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