• Computational Linguist with Brazilian Portuguese

    Job Locations US-CA-California
    Job ID
    2018-2182
    Category
    Information Technology
    Job Start Date
    05/11/2018
    Languages Required
    Portuguese - Brazil
  • Overview

    Have you ever wanted to delight millions of people by applying cutting edge natural language processing and machine learning technologies to deliver amazing features to our clients customers? Join the natural language processing team that drives on-device text intelligence. We are looking for a talented and passionate engineer who will work on innovating text input and other applications of NLP technologies with a focus on languages. The ideal candidate will have experience in applying machine learning on large text corpora, as well as the use of NLP in software, including design, implementation, algorithms, correctness, user experience, and performance.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for bringing innovative ideas to our next generation text input system in order to take the overall typing experience across all platforms to the next level of quality and intelligence.

    • Leveraging very large quantities of data and state-of-the-art methods in deep learning to tackle real world problems.

    • Provide input and suggestions towards innovating new approaches and new product features.
    • Daily interaction with other teams and working towards the same goal.
    • Interact with other project teams where required.
    • Any other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Computational linguistics
    • Native fluency in the language outlined above.
    • Excellent knowledge of structural aspects of the language (syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics)
    • Strong linguistic comprehension
    • Up-to-date exposure to popular native culture and the ability to use that knowledge to inform data analysis
    • Previous experience working with language data (e.g. research, analysis, translation, review)
    • NLP experience
    • Familiar with Java, Perl and shell scripting is a plus
    • Experience using OS X or iOS software is a plus
    • Good organizational and analytical skills
    • Excellent English skills, other language skills are a plus 
    • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and proven ability to manage priorities

     

    An ideal candidate has experience and passion for working with language data and the ability to help create, categorize, audit, and improve lexical data.

     

    Location: Cupertino, California

     

    Job type: 6 month contract with potential of extension 

     

     

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly technical firm with a vibrant company culture where you will receive incredible exposure to the latest technologies. GlobeTech is an equal opportunity employer.

     

     

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