Basic Information

Ref number

Req_00074853

Primary Location

Cork-Campus One

Description and Requirements

Role Summary

Come and join our international and multicultural Team at TELUS International! You will work in an agile environment carrying out phonetic transcriptions and creating data for language models. In the role, you will be collaborating with colleagues in your native language to improve the model for a larger AI project. The data will train and improve speech recognition and AI systems. This role requires relocating to Cork, Ireland or Barcelona, Spain (Relocation package offered!).

 

 

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate has experience and passion for working with speech data and the ability to help create, categorize, audit and improve speech lexicons and language models:

 

  • Create phonetic transcriptions for speech dictionaries.

  • Update and correct existing transcriptions.

  • Create data for language model.

  • Review tests and identify fixes.

 

 

Role Requirements & Skills:

  • Required native locale - Singaporean English

  • Excellent knowledge of structural aspects of the language, in particular phonology and phonetics.

  • Ability to phonetically transcribe speech audio accurately as well as verify the accuracy of existing phonetic transcriptions.

  • Solid understanding of conventional phonetic notation such as IPA, SAMPA or CMU.

  • Experience with basic programming techniques:

  • Comfortable with Mac/Linux tools such as Bash and Grep.

  • Knowledge of a mainstream programming language, such as Python, Java, C/C++.

  • Experience with one or more version control systems with a preference for Git is a plus.

  • Up-to-date exposure to popular native culture.

  • 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.

 

 

Educational Qualification:

University level degree (prefer Masters) in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics (or equivalent experience)


Additional Job Description

Come and join our international and multicultural Team at TELUS International! You will work in an agile environment carrying out phonetic transcriptions and creating data for language models. In the role, you will be collaborating with colleagues in your native language to improve the model for a larger AI project.

Required Language(s)
English