Primary Skills: Python, Text processing, Data Annotations Contract Type: W2 Only Duration: 9 months contract with possible conversion Location: 100% Remote
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Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as Linguistics, Communications, a foreign language, or other language or data-related disciplines
Fluent English speaker
Experience with data annotation, linguistic annotation and other forms of data markup
Experience with the Unix terminal and common command-line tools
Master's in a relevant field, such as Linguistics, Communications, a foreign language, or other language or data-related disciplines
Depth and breadth of knowledge in linguistic theory and/or applied linguistics. Ability to think abstractly about language
Familiarity with common text processing tools like Sublime, Emacs, or Vim
Familiarity with JSON, YAML, XML or other forms of text markup
Scripting proficiency in Python
Familiarity with git or other version control software
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Ability to deliver high-quality results under tight deadlines
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment with other data engineers
Passion for language, linguistics, human language technology and AI
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