Language Specialist/ Linguist
Amazon
Bangalore, KA, IN
3d ago

Amazon is seeking a Language Data Specialist to join our Amazon Alexa Applied Modeling and Data Science team. This role focuses on

language data, primarily in the areas of grammars, text annotation, and general localization deliverables.

The Language Data Associate must be capable of :

  • Building a thorough understanding of data labeling conventions and provide support to global sites
  • Localizing established guidelines from English into Hindi
  • Identifying and eliminating bugs
  • Delivering high quality data output under aggressive deadlines
  • Working autonomously with minimal direction
  • Handling unique data analysis requests from a range of data customers
  • Contributing to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve data output
  • Diving deep into issues and implement solutions independently
  • Providing quality expertise to other team members and coaching improvements
  • In addition, the Language Data Specialist will need to quickly understand changes in response to

    customers’ requests and change workflows accordingly. The Language Data Specialist must have a

    passion for data, efficiency, and accuracy as well as :

  • Show proactive efforts in addressing issues and problems
  • Excellent communication, strong organizational skills and very detailed-oriented
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Willingness to support several projects at one time, and to accept re-prioritization as necessary
  • Ability to keep up with changing project conventions and priorities
  • BA or BS degree
  • Native level fluency in Hindi, both written and verbal.
  • Business level fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Experience with the Indian language data handling or data processing is mandatory (transcription and data labeling / annotation)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office / Excel
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • BA / BS degree in Linguistics / Computational Linguistics, or equivalent practical experience in data mark-up
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills
  • Independent, proactive, and self-motivated with record in timely delivery of requests
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and learn in-house user-interface tools
  • Experience with command line tools
  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and a solution-oriented attitude
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