Linguistic Manager

Amazon Web Services
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a team manager to lead a team of data associates, working on text annotation, data collection and data analysis.

As part of the AiData Team at AWS you will responsible for delivering high-quality training data to ensure the best performance of the AWS machine learning systems. Our goal is to produce the highest quality training data in the industry and to delight our customers by improving human language understanding and natural language processing.

This is a Fixed Term Contractor role. Initial Term is 12 months with a potential to increase once onboard.


  • Train and provide feedback to annotators.
  • Oversee text data annotation and data collection tasks.
  • Ensure on-time delivery of text data annotation.
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure high quality of data annotations.
  • Generate reports related to team performance, goals, project status, and others when required.
  • Streamline and refine processes to drive continuous improvement.

About Us

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


  • Experience managing a team of data associates, analysts, or linguists.
  • Depth and breadth of knowledge of language, linguistics, and the language services industry.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to deliver high quality results under tight deadlines.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, collaborative work environment.
  • Passion for human language technology and AI.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
  • Proficient in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Japanese, or another foreign language.
  • Experience with data visualization and presentation tools (Excel, Tableau, etc).
  • Familiarity with json, yaml, xml or other forms of text markup.
  • Ability to work in different operating systems (Windows, MacOS, or Linux).
  • Ability to navigate a Unix terminal and use common command line tools.

Company Info.

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon providing on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis. These cloud computing web services provide a variety of basic abstract technical infrastructure and distributed computing building blocks and tools. One of these services is Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

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    Information Technology
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    410 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA, USA
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