Akraya Inc.

Data Engineer/ Language Engineer (Latin American S...

Job description

Primary Skills: Computational Linguistics, NLP, Any Scripting Language, fluency in Spanish.

Duration: 9+ months Contract

Contract Type: W2

Required Skills:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, or a relevant field

2+ years of experience in computational linguistics and natural language processing, language data processing, syntax, and semantics.

Excellent knowledge of aspects of linguistics analysis, particularly on semantics, pragmatics, conversation and discourse analysis. Hands-on experience with language annotation, speech analysis, transcription, and other forms of data markup.

Native or near-native fluency in US English and Latin American Spanish.

Proficient in one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python, HTML, shell) and regular expressions.

Experience with language annotation and other forms of data markup.

Excellent communication, strong organizational skills with a keen eye for details.

Willingness to support several projects at one time and to accept reprioritization as necessary.

To follow up with any questions, please contact Mayank at (408) 512-2371.

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.

Akraya is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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