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ISCApad #214

Monday, April 11, 2016 by Chris Wellekens

6-23 (2016-01-20) Language Engineer at the TTS team of Google

The TTS team at Google is looking for a Language Engineer to help improve synthesis in English and French.

Based in Google London offices, you will be helping with technical tasks involved in creating a speech synthesizer.  This includes:

1. Developing rules for a text normalization system;

2. Large scale data mining;

3. Customizing language building tools for English and French.

4. Text-to-Speech quality evaluation and testing


1. Recent Computer Science graduate or closely related discipline

2. Native-level speaker in French/English and fluent in English.

3. Proficiency in Unix/Version Control System and a modern programming language (Python/C++ preferred)

4. Ability to build and understand regular expressions

5. Interest in data mining and natural language processing a plus

This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology in a dynamic team of world-class experts.

Project duration: 6-11 months (with potential for extension)

**This is not a permanent position but a contract position through an employment agency. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the UK.**

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with 'Language Engineer English or French' in the subject line. 

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)


Email Address for Applications:

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