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21 Sep 2020

Full-Time Computational Linguist

DefinedCrowd – Posted by definedcrowd Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Job Description

Who are we?

Who is DefinedCrowd? Well, from a technical point of view, we leverage the power of a global crowd to provide some of the world’s biggest companies with the high-quality data they need to power their artificial intelligence. We’re instrumental to the progression and development of artificial intelligence and we couldn’t be prouder or more inspired to be involved in an industry that is changing the world.

From a personal point of view, we’re a group of big thinkers, high achievers and creative problem solvers. We bond over our shared love of software engineering, data science, and strong coffee. We like online gaming, running marathons, and team drinks. We celebrate authenticity and diversity and we’re invested in what we do. Our mission? World domination, obviously!


What will you do?

  • Work closely with data scientists and engineers to create excellent resources for data collection and processing;
  • Consult with team members within your domain knowledge and troubleshoot potential issues;
  • Apply your knowledge in research to solve and productize hard problems in a crowdsourcing context;
  • Carry out structured, concise, and reproducible data analysis that generates insight on different types of data.

Who are we looking for?

Do you have the drive to work in an innovative and ambitious environment?

We’re looking for someone with a determined and proactive mindset, someone inspired and passionate to help us achieve our goals. Our successful candidate is a strong critical thinker, reliable and transparent, with an ability to learn and communicate. We’re looking for someone special to contribute to our unique culture.

Our Computational Linguists have:

  • Degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or similar;
  • MSc/PhD in Natural Language Processing or equivalent preferred;
  • Knowledge in Linguistics (Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Prosody, etc.);
  • Knowledge in Acoustic Phonetics (Phonology, Prosody, Signal Processing);
  • Relevant work or publications in the field of Speech Processing or Linguistics;
  • Previous experience with linguistic preprocessing (tokenization, normalization, grapheme to phoneme conversion);
  • Experience with software (Praat, Tools using R or Matlab, Excel) is a plus;
  • Scripting or programming experience with Python;
  • Enterprise experience in Speech Processing;
  • Excellent command of Regular Expressions.

Why Join Us?

You spend a lot of your time at work, so it should be challenging, fun and interesting. At DefinedCrowd, it will be all of those things and more. Here’s what we offer:

  • A unique culture, healthy working environment, and a flexible working schedule;
  • Excellent career development opportunities in a high growth company;
  • Access to an excellent compensation and benefits package;
  • An international and diverse team, representing more than 30 nationalities at our 4 locations;
  • Global mobility and relocation support with the help of our specialized team;
  • Continuous training opportunities leveraging hand-on workshops and formal development opportunities

How to Apply

If you are a great match and you are interested in knowing more please apply here!

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Acoustic Phonetics, Computational Linguistics, NLP, python, and Speech Processing.

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