Spanish Data Linguist I

Amazon.com, Inc.
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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

    $220,000-$230,000
  • Location

    Cambridge, MA, USA
  • 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

This role focuses on building language solutions that power Alexa products including work in the areas of text annotation, grammar writing , data analysis, and localization.

Key job responsibilities

Amazon is seeking a Spanish speaking Data Linguist (I) to join our Amazon Alexa data team. This role focuses on building language solutions that power Alexa products including work in the areas of text annotation, grammar writing , data analysis, and localization.

The Data Linguist (I) must be capable of:

  • Building a thorough understanding of data labeling conventions and provide support to global teams
  • Localizing established guidelines from English to Spanish
  • Identifying bugs in software tools and data and suggesting enhancements
  • 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

In addition, the Spanish Data Linguist (I) will need to quickly understand changes in response to customers’ requests and change workflows accordingly.

The Data Linguist (I) 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 detail-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

A day in the life

Driven by your passion for data, you show proactive behavior in solving issues with efficiency and accuracy. Your organization skills help you prioritize your projects in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to concentrate and your high attention to details help you deliver high-quality work.

About the team

We develop language components for a variety of Alexa products.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA or BS degree
  • Native level fluency in Spanish, both written and verbal
  • Business level fluency in English
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office/Excel
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and a solution-oriented attitude
  • 1+ year(s) of experience with language data handling or processing (transcription, data labeling/annotation)
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and learn in-house user-interface tool

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree in Linguistics/Computational Linguistics, or equivalent practical experience in data mark-up
  • Independent, proactive, and self-motivated with strong record of delivering work on time
  • 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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