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Junior Linguist [Taiwanese Mandarin]

Keywords / Skills : Taiwanese Mandarin

0 - 2 years
Posted: 2017-08-04

IT/ Computers - Software
Technical Writer
Bachelors/ Degree, Masters/ Post Graduate
Posted On
4th Aug 2017
Job Description
The tasks include:

- Providing phonetic/phonemic transcription of lexicon entries

- Analyzing acoustic data to evaluate speech synthesis

- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data

- Labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization

- Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines

- Evaluating current system outputs

- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects

- Be able to work independently with confidence and little oversight

Minimum Requirements:

- Native speaker of Taiwanese Mandarin and fluent in English

- Extensive knowledge of phonetic/phonemic transcriptions

- Experience in annotation work

- Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Desired Skills:

- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics or Speech processing

- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools

- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate

- Listening Skills

- Editing, Grammar Check and Proofing Skills

- Research Skills

Key Skill(s)

About Company

Pactera is a trusted consulting and technology services partner with proven global capabilities, quality standards, and efficient delivery processes, making us your global partner for a new era.

Since 1995, Pactera has delivered world-class Business / IT consulting, solutions, and outsourcing services to our global clients. We have a strong track record of developing advanced technologies, process innovations and business models for a wide range of Fortune 500 clients spanning many industries including the Financial Services, Technology, Telecommunications, Travel and Transportation, Energy, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and Retail & Distribution sectors.

We have been recognized both by partners and industry analysts for our extensive services and capabilities that help clients win in today’s versatile global marketplace. We provide advanced solutions to a wide range of large and medium-sized enterprises including many leading blue-chip multinational firms. Our CMMI Level 5 rating combined with CMMI-SVC Maturity Level 3, Six Sigma, ISO 27001, ISO 9001:2008, SAS70 and PIPA enables us to provide our clients with the highest quality service through industry-leading security practices.

With global headquarters strategically located in China and regional headquarters in North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, our international presence, experience and teams allow the perfect balance of personalized and high-value service. Pactera’s leadership team brings a wealth of experience from top global MNCs, supported by a globally integrated network of onsite and offsite delivery locations in the US, Europe, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and China to meet clients’ increasing demands for seamless global delivery and support. With a unique right-shore delivery model, we partner closely with our clients to provide one-stop solutions that ensure success and support their business strategies in fields such as enterprise application services, business intelligence, application development & maintenance, mobility, cloud computing, infrastructure management, software product engineering & globalization, and business process outsourcing.