Jun 10, 2024

Linguist (British, Irish or Australian English)

  • Anzu Global, LLC
  • Remote
Full time Translation Localization Editing Localization Engineering Transcription

Job Description

Our Fortune 100 client is looking for a Linguist who speaks non-American English to join their team.  This is a remote, contract role located in the United States. 

The main function of a Linguist is to determine speech data needs and 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.
• Design and conduct experiments for evaluating transcription quality.
• Develop manual and automated processes for multiple concurrent projects including ensuring high-quality label alignments, prosodic classification, POS identification and disambiguation, targeted modeling data, and user feedback.
• Create and perfect text normalization and inverse text normalization processes.
• Manage lexical and phrasal transcriptions and related metadata.
• Analyze system metrics such as user opinion, lexicon transcription coverage, and POS tagger performance and remedy pain points.
• Run speech recognition models and evaluate output quality.

Skills:
• Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, dialectology and other areas of linguistics.
• Knowledge of prescriptive writing and punctuation conventions for at least one language.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and organize people across teams

• Comfortable with basic coding practices for data analysis using SQL, Python, etc.

Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in linguistics, language technologies, computational linguistics, speech science, or related field.

Additional Qualifications:
• Native speaker of non-American English, such as Irish English, British English, Australian English, Nigerian English, Indian English, New Zealand English, etc.