Manager Computational Linguists
Amazon
Bangalore
7d ago
source : Hireejobs

As a Manager of Computational Linguists you will be driving a crossdisciplinary team built out of subject matter experts supported with engineers and scientists You are expected to have solid knowledge of linguistics in particular knowledge of semantics syntax of langs in India or proven track record of achievements in Indic language research Automatic Speech Recognition or Natural Language Processing The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products A commitment to team work hustle and strong communication skills to both business and technical partners are absolute requirements Creating reliable scalable and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise and a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products services in a hypergrowth environment where priorities shift fast Key responsibilities Lead the daytoday activities of your distributed team within an Agile Scrum environment Manage and execute against project plans and delivery commitments Report on status milestones and goals to stakeholders Prioritize improvements to drive your metrics up and lead innovation to deliver the biggest wins for our customers Interface with country and regional stakeholders Hire the strongest candidates to grow the team effectively Continuously develop all your direct reports assigning work and giving feedback to help them reach their potential Your team of Computational Linguists is responsible for Create sample language data for the target language Develop NLP components write rules build grammars FSTs create annotation systems or mappings for the target language Contribute to the design of new features by extending existing annotation schemas to cover new areas in the target language Use modeling tools to bootstrap and test new functionalities Analyze system performance and identify areas for improvement Collaborate with other Computational Linguists and Data Linguist teams in data collection and development efforts BS MS in Computer Science Computational linguistics or related technical discipline 5 years of industry experience 2 years of experience in people management development research linguist teams Programming in C C Java and or Python Perl in Linux environments Experience working with speech and text language data in multiple Indic languages Hindi Marathi Punjabi Gujarati Bengali Kannada Tamil Telugu Malayalam Strong analytical and quantitative skills ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and opinions Knowledge of best practices for software construction planning operations and management Experience with language annotation and other forms of data markup Expertise in building ontologies taxonomies and semantic relation frameworks Experience in writing grammars and building FSTs Experience with statistical language modeling Machine Learning NLP Personal interest in language or speech technologies Excellence in technical communication with peers and nontechnical cohorts Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills Strong sense of ownership urgency and drive Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment Experience in developing lowlevel solutions and understanding of design for scalability performance and reliability Amazon is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer Minority Female Disability Veteran Gender Identity Sexual Orientation

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