Basic Information

Ref Number

Req_00096444

Primary Location

Home Office - Ireland

Country

Ireland

Job Type

Digital Solutions

Work Style

On Site

Description and Requirements

Associate Linguist - Turkish


Role Summary: 

TELUS International is looking for a Turkish language specialist for a linguistic role in the field of technology. The role of the Associate Linguist is to provide linguistic expertise for developing NLP tools for the target language.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Annotation

  • Creating grammar rules

  • Formulating language templates

  • Finding patterns

  • Evaluating existing data


Ideal candidates will have native level of fluency in Turkish language and demonstrate some of the following:


Knowledge and experience

  • Solid and comprehensive understanding of the formal aspects of the target language (e.g. grammar, parts of speech, formal/casual/dialects)

  • Knowledge/awareness of linguistic terms and concepts

  • Working knowledge of complex tools, e.g. CMS, SQL, Advanced Excel/Sheets

  • Some knowledge of programming/coding (e.g. HTML, R, regular expressions)

  • Good understanding and interest in the current technology landscape: IT & computing, AI, machine learning, voice assistants, internet of things

  • Experience in testing, data processing, database management,

  • Formal linguistic education is a plus - preferably higher education (MA or MsC).


Skills


  • Grasping technical concepts and learning new tools

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently with confidence and little oversight

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Extra points for:


  • Experience using NLP tools and concepts

  • Experience in annotation work

  • Knowledge of formal linguistics


Location


The role will be a full-time position in Dublin. Candidates must be eligible to work in Ireland.


Additional Job Description

TELUS International is looking for a Turkish language specialist for a linguistic role in the field of technology. 


Language Reference
Turkish