Data Linguist (12-month FTC), ADS

Amazon.com, Inc.
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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

    $220,000-$230,000
  • Location

    Amman, Jordan
  • Job Function

    Data Linguist
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering, Degree in Computer Science, Degree in Data Science, Degree in Machine Learning, PhD Degree, Degree in Mathematics, Degree in Statistics

Key Skills

Java Programming, Python Programming, C++, C Programming, SQL, Cloud computing, Scala Programming, Machine learning techniques, Data science techniques, MATLAB Programming, PyTorch, TensorFlow, R Programming

Job Description

We are hiring Data Linguists to focus on language data. We value your passion for data, your proactive behavior in solving issues with efficiency and accuracy. You are recognized as a role model for prioritizing your projects in an ever-changing environment.

In this role, you’re comfortable with, and understand, the changes to the conventions deployed in response to internal customers’ requests. You demonstrate ability to adjust your workflows accordingly and you prioritize strict compliance with regulatory requirements.

Are you ready to embrace the challenge?

This is a contractual role for 12 months

Key job responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality data output within deadlines
  • Work autonomously with minimum direction
  • Handle unique data analysis requests from a wide range of internal customers
  • Contribute to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve data output
  • Dive deep into issues and implement solutions independently

Provide quality expertise to other team members and coaching improvements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA or BS degree in Linguistics/Computational Linguistics/Phonetics, or equivalent practical experience in data mark-up
  • Proficiency in Egyptian or Gulf Arabic and English
  • Experience transcribing written and spoken language phonemically
  • Extensive knowledge in IPA or X-SAMPA
  • Capable of working in strict compliance with internal guidelines
  • Working knowledge of computer programs: Microsoft Office/Excel, JIRA, Oracle

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters degree in Linguistics/Computational Linguistics/Phonetics, or equivalent practical experience in data mark-up
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and learn in-house user-interface tools
  • Experience with command line tools

Company Info.

Amazon.com, Inc.

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company with operations in cloud computing, streaming media, artificial intelligence, and e-commerce. The company has been referred to as one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world, and it is one of the world's most valuable brands.

  • Industry
    E-commerce,Entertainment
  • No. of Employees
    1,610,000
  • Location
    Arlington, VA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA
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