Basic Information

Ref number

Req_00075080

Primary Location

Home Office - Poland

Description and Requirements

TELUS International is looking for an Associate Linguist to join our team in Poland! The role of the Associate Linguist is to provide linguistic expertise for developing NLP tools for the target language. You will work on a number of tasks to improve natural language processing. The work takes place in Krakow but currently, due to Coronavirus, the work is being done remotely, but eventually full-time on-site presence will be required.



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 Norwegian, higher education (BA, MA, MsC or studies in progress), and demonstrate some of the below:



Knowledge and experience

  • Solid and comprehensive understanding of the formal aspects of Norwegian (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



Extra points for:

  • Experience using NLP tools and concepts

  • Experience in annotation work

  • Knowledge of formal linguistics



Full training on tools and processes to be used will be provided. Candidates must be ready to relocate to Krakow for this on-site position.



*Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ABOUT TELUS International AI:


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+ annotators 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.

Additional Job Description

TELUS International is looking for a Norwegian Associate Linguist to fill a role in the field of technology.