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Support Positions

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On Site

Description and Requirements

As an Associate Linguist, you will provide linguistic expertise for developing NLP tools for the target language. You will be involved in annotation, creating grammar rules, formulating language templates, finding patterns, and evaluating existing data. Full training on tools and processes will be provided. 



  • Annotation 

  • Creating grammar rules 

  • Formulating language templates 

  • Finding patterns 

  • Evaluating existing data


  • Native fluency in Vietnamese and higher education degree or studies in progress

  • Higher education (MA or MsC)

  • 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

  • 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


  • Experience using NLP tools and concepts

  • Experience in annotation work

  • Knowledge of formal linguistics

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Stable employment based on contract

  • Flexible scheduling for work-life balance

  • Multisport card

  • Private medical care

  • Fixed salary and internal bonuses

If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, apply now! 

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted/interviewed.

 *Kindly attach an updated Copy of your CV in English.


AI Data Solutions

Creating and enhancing the world's data to enable better AI via human intelligence.

We help companies test and improve machine learning models via our global AI Community of 1 million+ annotator and linguists. Our proprietary AI training platform handles all data types (text, images, audio, video, and geo) across 500+ languages and dialects. Our AI Data Solutions vastly enhance AI systems across a range of applications from advanced smart products, to better search results, to expanded speech recognition, to more human-like bot interactions and so much more.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Additional Job Description

TELUS International is looking for a Associate Linguist with Vietnamese to join our new Artificial Intelligence (AI) project.

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EEO Statement

At TELUS International, we enable customer experience innovation through spirited teamwork, agile thinking, and a caring culture that puts customers first. TELUS International is the global arm of TELUS Corporation, one of the largest telecommunications service providers in Canada.   We deliver contact center and business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions to some of the world's largest corporations in the consumer electronics, finance, telecommunications and utilities sectors. With global call center delivery capabilities, our multi-shore, multi-language programs offer safe, secure infrastructure, value-based pricing, skills-based resources and exceptional customer service - all backed by TELUS, our multi-billion dollar telecommunications parent.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At TELUS International, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire and promote, are based on applicants’ qualifications, merits, competence and performance without regard to any characteristic related to diversity.
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