Tuesday , October 4 2022

Amazon Prime Careers – Language Engineer

Website Amazon

Job Description:

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an experienced and motivated Language Engineer with strong linguistic background and technical skills to help us develop language components for a variety of the AWS products. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of linguistics as well as natural language processing experience or background in computational linguistics. This is a Fixed Term Contractor role. Initial Term is 12 months with a possibility of extension once on-boarded.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the quality of linguistic annotation.
  • Use existing language processing tools to bootstrap and process data.
  • Design quality control metrics and methodology.
  • Collaborate with other Language Engineers and Applied Scientists in defining metrics, guidelines, and workflows.
  • Manage and process large amounts of linguistic data.
  • Advocate strict adherence to data collection and annotation guidelines.
  • Develop scripts and tools to crawl and process data.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative and dynamic work environment.
  • PhD in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, or a related field.
  • Experience with machine-learning approaches in NLP.
  • Experience in developing and evaluating data annotation metrics.
  • Proficiency in scripting, querying and/or analytics tools, such as SQL, Python, R, or similar.
  • Experience with command-line environments (e.g. Unix) and version control (e.g. Git).
  • Experience with language data analysis.
  • Master’s degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, or other language or data-related disciplines.
  • Experience in statistical analysis/statistical modeling.
  • Two years’ experience in linguistics or NLP.

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Santa Clara, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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