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Computational Linguist

Company: LinkedIn
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

LinkedIn helps professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, and gain insights. We are much more than a digital r--sum-- - we transform lives through innovative products and technologies. This position is an opportunity to be involved in building products at the cutting-edge of machine learning at LinkedIn.Computational Linguist [Contract Position]We are seeking candidates to join a diverse and interdisciplinary team of machine learning researchers, software engineers, linguists, and data scientists to develop products powered by machine learning and natural language processing.Our ideal candidate will be passionate about applying their linguistic expertise to solve interesting problems. This position is a full-time contractor role based in our office in Mountain View, CA. Team members enjoy flexible scheduling, a supportive work environment, a collaborative environment allowing for ownership and growth, as well as opportunity remote work. -Responsibilities of this role

  • Apply NLP to improve multilingual products for better search and language understanding
  • Capture requirements, create guidelines and golden data sets to run crowd-sourced linguistic jobs
  • Generate rule/grammar-based linguistic training data to quickly scale human effort
  • Annotate linguistic data in rapid iterations to train and tweak model features
  • Provide linguistic insight to help create a knowledge base and develop taxonomies -
  • Create documentation and guidelines for standard procedures of internal processes
  • Research new methodologies for process and product improvementRequired Qualifications
    • Degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Philosophy, Mathematics or equivalent experience
    • Ability to breakdown complex linguistic data requirements into concise, clear instructions
    • Strong problem solving, conceptual thinking, and communication skills
    • Comfort working in a rapidly changing environment under tight deadlinesPreferred Qualifications
      • Knowledge of Python, regular expressions, machine learning, tools for natural language processing
      • Knowledge of foreign languages, especially French, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese or Hindi
      • Experience with crowdsourcing platforms such as Appen, Amazon Mechanical Turk

Keywords: LinkedIn, Mountain View , Computational Linguist, Other , Mountain View, California

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