Linguist II

Remote, WA 98101

Posted: 02/21/2023 Job Number: 37003

Job Description

Pay range is $34 - $44 per hour with full benefits available, including paid time off, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401K, parental leave, and more. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

At Crystal Equation, we empower people and advance technology initiatives by building trust.  Your recruiter will prep you for the interview, obtain feedback, guide you through any necessary paperwork and provide everything you need for a successful start.  We will serve to empower you along the way and provide the path for your professional journey.

Linguist II
The main function of a Linguist is to determine speech data needs and setting strategic vision for data based model and product improvements.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide linguistic expertise in the areas of phonetics, phonology, lexicography, dialectology, and NLP.
  • Design and conduct experiments for evaluating transcription quality.
  • Develop manual and automated processes for multiple concurrent projects including ensuring high-quality label alignments, prosodic classification, POS identification and disambiguation, targeted modeling data, and user feedback.
  • Create and perfect text normalization and inverse text normalization processes.
  • Manage lexical and phrasal transcriptions and related metadata.
  • Analyze system metrics such as user opinion, lexicon transcription coverage, and POS tagger performance and remedy pain points.

  • Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, dialectology and other areas of linguistics.
  • Ability to analyze waveforms and spectrograms.
  • Knowledge of prescriptive writing and punctuation conventions for at least one language.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge in transcription and annotation systems such as SAMPA, IPA and ToBI.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in English and French

  • Bachelor’s degree in linguistics, language technologies, computational linguistics, speech science, or related field.

Meet Your Recruiter

Mischa Mohamed

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