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Computational Linguist

Computational Linguist

AppTek is a leader in Automatic Speech Recognition and Machine Translation, provided via the cloud or on-premise to a variety of markets, such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business and others across the globe. Featuring scientists and research engineers who are recognized amongst the best and most experienced in the world, we use deep neural networks, artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop the highest quality real-time streaming and batch language technology solutions in the industry, across a wide array of languages, dialects, and channels.

We currently have an opening in Computational Linguistics / NLP / DataScience working in Crystal City, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Data analysis, development, maintenance and documentation:
  • Analyze data from languages worldwide
  • Analyze variation in personal names
  • Develop new data and data subsets
  • Ensure data quality
  • Identify data discrepancies
  • Document nature of data, data development procedures
  • Analyze writing systems and their romanizations and transliterations
  • Algorithm/Software analysis, maintenance, documentation, development and training for:
  • Automatic language/culture/region identification
  • Name-checking
  • Quality assurance testing

Basic Qualifications:

BS in a field related to Computational Linguistics:Computer/Data Science, Artificial Intelligence combined with some knowledge of Linguistics and foreign languages, or Linguistics along with several years' experience in programming or Data Science.

Preferred Qualifications:

MS/PhD in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence or related fields. May be a new graduate.

Must be U.S. citizen capable of obtaining a Secret clearance.

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AppTek is a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies for automatic speech recognition (ASR), neural machine translation (NMT), natural language processing/understanding (NLP/U) and text-to-speech (TTS) technologies. The AppTek platform delivers industry-leading solutions for organizations across a breadth of global markets such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business, and more. Built by scientists and research engineers who are recognized among the best in the world, AppTek’s solutions cover a wide array of languages/ dialects, channels, domains and demographics.

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